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TV Everywhere reshaping the pay-TV content protection market | IP&TV News

TV Everywhere reshaping the pay-TV content protection market | IP&TV News | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it
The boundaries between different content protection technologies are being blurred as a result of the TV Everywhere initiatives being driven by pay-TV operators in many markets, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan.
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ATTN Industry: Simultaneous Second Screen Experience Needs to be Open and Standardized

ATTN Industry: Simultaneous Second Screen Experience Needs to be Open and Standardized | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it
A couple things have come across my desk this week pertaining to almost the same thing. So I let them percolate in my brain for a bit until I was ready to
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The Problem With Social TV Data

The Problem With Social TV Data | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it
Until there's a way to get a consensus on the methodology used to determine the top social TV shows it'll be difficult to determine the accuracy social TV data.
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Why Social TV Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better

Why Social TV Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it

As the old adage goes, there’s no gain without pain, and this brave new frontier known as “social TV” will likely experience a fair amount of turmoil before it becomes more ubiquitous and firing on all cylinders.

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Wii Can't Go On, Wii'll Go On

Wii Can't Go On, Wii'll Go On | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it

Perhaps we're neither watching television nor conversing on the internet, in fact, but rather interacting with the strange, uncomfortable space between the two. Like a lap only appears when you sit down, this weird interstitial space only exists when we activate both sorts of devices.

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Why "Cord Nevers" Don't Worry Me

Why "Cord Nevers" Don't Worry Me | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it

"Pay TV refugees" will settle down eventually and "cord nevers" are most likely "cord not yets" suggests Alan Wolk, Global Lead Analyst at KIT Digital.

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YouTube sees itself as TV platform, says partnership chief

YouTube sees itself as TV platform, says partnership chief | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it

YouTube sees itself “very much as a platform” and believes that “online video will push the range of channels to the thousands or even millions,” according to Ben McOwen Wilson, UK content partnerships director

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How Online Ad Technology is Set to Disrupt the TV Industry: An Introduction - VAN

How Online Ad Technology is Set to Disrupt the TV Industry: An Introduction - VAN | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it

If you’re in TV and don’t understand the trends in online ad tech, you’re not actually in a position to understand how your industry is set to be disrupted by the Internet. Because the ad tech industry will disrupt your business model just as much – if not more – as things like YouTube, the second screen and OTT services.

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Study: Catch Up, Not Cord Cutting, Drives Most Content Streaming

Study: Catch Up, Not Cord Cutting, Drives Most Content Streaming | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it

The results of a new survey by TVGuide.com found 42% of TV viewers reported watching more streamed content this year over last year. The survey went out to TVGuide.com's panel of 10,000 self-described TV viewers; 2,306 people responded to it.

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Why Twitter fails as a 'second screen' for debates

Why Twitter fails as a 'second screen' for debates | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it

An interesting user perspective that underlines the editorial challenge of channeling the tidal wave of Tweets arising from big events to provide a meaningful flow of content on the second screen.

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A New Era in TV

A New Era in TV | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it

Daniel Leff, venture partner at Globespan Capital Parters says, "We are in the early stages of a video creation, distribution, consumption, content bundling and pricing paradigm shift that will lead to fundamental shifts in the pay-TV ecosystem."

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TV no-show for networks that are too slow

TV no-show for networks that are too slow | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it

The ability to beat the schedulers and buy or pirate big US shows over the internet is putting Australian broadcasters under immense pressure to stay relavent to consumers.

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Intel’s Cable TV Service And Set Top Box Will Soon Roll Out City By City | TechCrunch

Intel’s Cable TV Service And Set Top Box Will Soon Roll Out City By City | TechCrunch | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it
Intel is preparing to launch its rumored virtual cable TV service and set top box, and has a plan to overcome licensing hurdles.
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CTO Anthony Rose explains how zeebox will provide Google Adwords equivalent for live TV

CTO Anthony Rose explains how zeebox will provide Google Adwords equivalent for live TV | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it
Zeebox, the second screen app, which is being widely deployed in the U.S. by NBC Universal, FOX and HBO, will launch a "synched ad" platform in January, allowing marketers the ability to serve ads into the Zeebox app which are...
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Audiences will need to have the zeebox app open for the 'synched ads' to work. Therefore, the challenge for zeebox will be to keep users continuously engaged with the app whilst they watch TV or at the very least during commercial breaks.  

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Ads in Super Bowl Live-Stream Nearly Sold Out | Special: Super Bowl - Advertising Age

Ads in Super Bowl Live-Stream Nearly Sold Out | Special: Super Bowl - Advertising Age | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it
Ad sales for what is just the second live-streaming of the Super Bowl are nearly complete, with CBSSports.com nearly sold out already.
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OTT and social TV causing “seismic shift”

OTT and social TV causing “seismic shift” | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it
Consumers in the US and UK are increasingly turning to broadband content and social networks to complement their existing viewing habits, according to a new survey by Accenture.

 

Accenture’s Pulse of Media Consumer Survey found that almost half of consumers are viewing over-the-top video through a broadband connection on their TVs (50% in the US and 48% in the UK) in addition to the content they traditionally watch via cable or satellite.

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Accenture: OTT Video Views Explode On Multiple Screens

Accenture: OTT Video Views Explode On Multiple Screens | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it
Dividing the country down the middle, half of U.S. consumers now view over-the-top (OTT) video through broadband connections on their TVs

 

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Over the top: the new war for TV is just beginning

Over the top: the new war for TV is just beginning | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it

Why can’t anyone solve the living room puzzle? How is it that you can get a dazzling new smartphone every year with an ever-growing list of features, a better display, and faster networking, but the experience of watching television in your living room remains almost exactly the same as it was five years ago? Why are TV and cable box interfaces so slow and ugly, and why are we still dealing with gigantic ugly cable box remotes festooned with colored buttons?

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An Updated NextGuide by Dijit - A Second Screen Content Guide App

An Updated NextGuide by Dijit - A Second Screen Content Guide App | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it

Chuck Parker takes a look at the latest feature updates to the NextGuide app

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Online viewers start leaving if video doesn't play in 2 seconds, says study

Online viewers start leaving if video doesn't play in 2 seconds, says study | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it
Better connection speeds and more content means media companies are turning to video as an important revenue source. But to succeed, they must reach viewers fast.
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Netflix Needs to be Bought

Netflix Needs to be Bought | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it

Netflix needs a lot of money to invest in content and international expansion; internally generated cash-flows don´t look sufficient to finance the company´s growing needs in the long term. Partnering with a bigger company could be a smart move from Netflix when it comes to financial resources and strategic positioning.

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Fall TV Research: 3 Viewing Trends That Are Changing TV Forever

Fall TV Research: 3 Viewing Trends That Are Changing TV Forever | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it
Viewers are watching more TV now than ever - just not how they used to, according to the 2,306 participants of a new research study from TVGuide.com.
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The year TV converged with online

The year TV converged with online | Streaming Video and OTT Content | Scoop.it
Almost from the day the online video was born, people have been talking about it converging with TV. It’s taken a while, but 2012 looks set to go down as the year it started to become reality.
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YouTube Prove Internet TV Isn't Ready For Prime Time

Iolo Jones casts doubts on YouTube's claims of 8 miillion simultaneous viewers of Felix Baumgartner's freefall record.

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