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Videonet - News and Analysis - Samsung wants more Pay TV cooperation

Videonet - News and Analysis - Samsung wants more Pay TV cooperation | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
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Soc-networking already a ‘must-have’ for TV

There will be a rush of Pay TV operators looking to use over-the-top with Connected TV applications to extend their service reach and increase customer loyalty, including making their subscription services available in holiday homes or on a se...
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New NHL Web App Brings Video Highlights and Hockey Stats to Google TV

New NHL Web App Brings Video Highlights and Hockey Stats to Google TV | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
At Google TV we want to open the living room to the web, making all television content more relevant and engaging. This is especially true for sports content.
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The Google TV Puzzle

The Google TV Puzzle | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
If you didn’t make it to the Building Android Apps for Google TV session at Google I/O or don’t follow our Twitter updates, you may not have seen the puzzle we posted.We’re happy to announce that we have 3 winners, one for each Google TV device,...
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Delivering broadcast quality on connected TVs

One of the main challenges for Connected TV is how to replicate broadcast quality pictures with OTT on widescreen sets. Vidiator believes adaptive streaming, and the ability to ‘encode once and stream everywhere’ is the answer.
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France Television Launches HbbTV Live in France for Roland Garros Tennis

France Television Launches  HbbTV Live in France for Roland Garros Tennis | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
Olivier Ezratty, one of France's top TV technology bloggers and digital media consultants has penned an excellent piece on France's first broadcast of HbbTV - and was fortunate to be invited to the first live demo of HbbTV and the new technical...
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Sony can differentiate through content and simplicity

Content can be a differentiator for CE connected TV offers and is something manufacturers should emphasise to consumers with in-store demos, including offline where broadband is not available, to encourage people to connect screens when they get...
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DIRECTV multiroom is the killer app for Connected TVs

Steve Dulac, Director of Engineering at DIRECTV, explains how the use of RVU clients, including in Samsung Smart TVs, means his company can offer multiroom HD and DVR services using a server/client architecture that avoids the need for multiple ...
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Canal Digital says Connected TV business model is “difficult”

Too many people want a share of the TV pie. That is the message from Nordic Pay TV platform Canal Digital, which is unhappy being asked for a 20% share by CE vendors to reach customers via connected TVs.
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Tablets will become second screen for TV

Tablets are not just about searching for content and chatting with friends while watching big screen TV. There are predictions that they will overtake the PC as the next most important screen for watching TV, too.
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Report: By 2015, Number Of Network-Connected Devices Will Be More Than 15 Billion, Twice The World's Population

Report: By 2015, Number Of Network-Connected Devices Will Be More Than 15 Billion, Twice The World's Population | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
In the fifth annual Cisco(R) Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast (2010-2015) released yesterday, Cisco is predicting that that the number of network-connected devices will be more than 15 billion, twice the world's population, by 2015 and...
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Clearleap Takes Cable TV iPad Apps Into the Cloud

Clearleap Takes Cable TV iPad Apps Into the Cloud | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
Duluth, Ga.-based IPTV startup Clearleap has worked hard over the past few years to deliver online video offerings into traditional cable video-on-demand systems, as well as making traditional VOD offerings available online and on IP-connected...
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"Bumper 2012" predicted for global TV advertising

"Bumper 2012" predicted for global TV advertising | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
Worldwide TV advertising revenues are expected to climb by 3.8% in 2011 to reach USD 149bn on a net basis, as lingering hesitation over the strength of the economic recovery combined with a lack of global sporting events (such as the 2010 football...
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Videonet - News and Analysis - Connected TV needs collaboration, says Philips

Videonet - News and Analysis - Connected TV needs collaboration, says Philips | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
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Household, not device driven, multi-screen experiences

IPTV 2.0 encompasses the trend towards multi-screen viewing inside the home, consumer demand for apps and more personalized entertainment generally, effectively opening up a ‘world of content to a world of screens’.
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People of Lava launches the world’s first open platform for developers to release Android TV-apps

People of Lava launches the world’s first open platform for developers to release Android TV-apps | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
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Swedish premium maker of hand built televisions, People of Lava, have just
launched version 2.0 of their TV Application Market for their Android-TV “Scandinavia”
TV.
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When it comes to knowing your audience TV could learn a lot from newspapers.

When it comes to knowing your audience TV could learn a lot from newspapers. | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
In the light of declining readership and advertising revenues there’s probably not many instances where you’d hail newspapers as a good example to broadcasters – but there is one thing they do particularly well… and that’s the relationship with...
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Télévision connectée : le ton monte entre fabricants et FAI - Le Figaro

Télévision connectée : le ton monte entre fabricants et FAI - Le Figaro | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
Le FigaroTélévision connectée : le ton monte entre fabricants et FAILe FigaroUn service qui préfigure au développement de la «Web TV» ou «Smart TV».
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Stofa says tablets are taking over from TVs beyond main screen

Consumers prefer to view cable TV services on a tablet device rather than a TV if they are watching in a second or third room, meaning tablets are starting to replace rather than just complement TV set viewing.
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BSkyB: Great content still the killer app in multi-screen world

Great content is still the killer app for connected devices and with a £2 billion annual budget for programming, BSkyB is confident about its prospects in an increasingly competitive multi-screen environment.
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Anthony Rose unveils his next venture: reinventing lean-back TV

Anthony Rose, ex CTO of YouView and BBC iPlayer, is now on a mission to reinvent lean-back TV so that we find content according to what our friends are watching rather than channel zapping, and can enjoy tightly synchronized, enhanced multimedia...
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Cable will go all on-demand once advertising is ready

Once targeted advertising can be relied upon, all cable viewing can go on-demand except where programmes are genuinely live. That is the view of Gil Katz at Harmonic, who says VOD platforms can scale and bandwidth is available.
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Google TV arrivera en France en 2012

Google TV arrivera en France en 2012 | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
Point de convergence entre la télévision et le web, la Google TV devrait arriver en France l'an prochain.
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Video from Videonet: Anthony Rose unveils his next venture: reinventing lean-back TV

Video from Videonet: Anthony Rose unveils his next venture: reinventing lean-back TV | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
John Moulding at Videonet has uploaded an in-depth interview with former Youview CTO Anthony Rose - where he reveals some details of his new project tBone, which has been in stealth mode for a few months.  Well worth watching these two veterans...
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Latin America to reach 5.5mn IPTV subs by 2016

Latin America to reach 5.5mn IPTV subs by 2016 | Leanback experiences | Scoop.it
Most territories in Latin America are experiencing a surge in penetration of digital TV services, due partly to the fact that many of the region's economies are currently enjoying a boom, according to a new report from Digital TV Research...
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