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Content discovery is central to truly personal TV experiences | VideoNet

Content discovery is central to truly personal TV experiences | VideoNet | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Content recommendation, PVR everywhere, tailored audio and addressable ads are building blocks for a more personalized TV service. If you get content discovery right it can impact ARPU, as ZON and Orange are finding.
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Netflix gathers detailed viewer data to guide its search for the next hit - The Guardian

Netflix gathers detailed viewer data to guide its search for the next hit - The Guardian | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
The Guardian Netflix gathers detailed viewer data to guide its search for the next hit The Guardian The US streaming giant spends $3bn a year on TV and film rights – with about $300m of that ploughed into making its own shows – using decisions...
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Sky Share Social TV Guide Facebook App Launched By BSkyB | Geeky Gadgets

Sky Share Social TV Guide Facebook App Launched By BSkyB | Geeky Gadgets | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
The Sky Share application has been created as a social TV guide that highlights recommended and socially trending Sky shows for you to enjoy
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BSkyB choses Facebook to experiment tv guide. It could be quite a good choice if the features of the app will be integrated with the new social tv features of Facebook.

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The Implications of an Intelligent TV Ecosystem | InteractiveTV Today

The Implications of an Intelligent TV Ecosystem | InteractiveTV Today | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
[itvt] is the most widely read and trusted news source on the medium of interactive multiplatform television. We provide concise, original coverage of industry developments, technologies, content projects, and the people building the business.
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CBS Poised To Buy Half Of TV Guide, Partner With Lionsgate

CBS Poised To Buy Half Of TV Guide, Partner With Lionsgate | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: CBS Corp, which already owns/co-owns broadcast networks CBS and the CW, pay cable network Showtime, and international TV channels, is adding a d
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CBS move confirms that tv universe in the next months will change a lot. Traditional players are trying to find new ways to innovate and new players are trying to find solidity.

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Why TV everywhere will kill what’s best about TV | msoftnews

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To keep the tv escape experience there is a need for a standard app which could suggest us tv shows we like based on our tastes. A tv guide personal manager. 

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#Followatch, une nouvelle approche de la social TV | Social TV et engagement

#Followatch, une nouvelle approche de la social TV | Social TV et engagement | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
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Live or VOD, a battle from another time for TV apps, by Iris Yuster

Live or VOD, a battle from another time for TV apps, by Iris Yuster | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
As video on tablet becomes primary, VOD and TV apps must update rapidly. The artificial separation between “Live TV’ and “VOD” apps is an outdated argument. Iris takes us through a typical user jou...
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Tv apps and VOD must reach a standard to ease the choices of the viewers. 

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Dijit partners with broadcasters to remind users to watch TV

Dijit partners with broadcasters to remind users to watch TV | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Everyday we're bombarded with promo ads for upcoming television shows. While I'm generally uninterested in watching the latest TLC docudrama, every once in a while I see one for something and think...
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"This new feature is exactly as it sounds: If you see an ad for a program on your phone or computer, be it a YouTube video, a social campaign, or just an ad, a button will pop up that says “Remind Me To Watch.” From there, the user is taken to NextGuide’s homepage, and that program is added to his or her NextGuide reminder list. Once the program is about to air, the user receives an email reminder."

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How Netflix Gets Its Movie Suggestions So Right

How Netflix Gets Its Movie Suggestions So Right | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Netflix knows you better than you know yourself.
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"Netflix's incredible algorithm is the result, in part, of a successful contest that CEO Reed Hastings started in 2006. He offered a $1 million prize to whomever could improve Netflix's ratings-based recommendation algorithm the most. The money was awarded to a group of international engineers, and the recommendation system has been changing and improving ever since."

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NextGuide Web unifies web and pay-TV services

NextGuide Web unifies web and pay-TV services | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
Posted by Colin Dixon   One of the most tiresome problems in finding something to watch today is figuring out which site or service has the show or movie you are looking for. Companies like...
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"Apps like NextGuide Web level the playing field for operators. If a consumer searches within this app he is just as likely to find shows from his pay-TV subscription as in Netflix or Hulu. This reinforces the value of the service they are likely paying 10 times as much for as online services. 

Expect to see more operators partner with online services such as NextGuide".

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Search and recommendation underpins next-gen cable | Videonet

Search and recommendation underpins next-gen cable | Videonet | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
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one of the challenges next television has to face is to take viewers as fast as possible to contents they like. 

Time is a scarce resource and we can't waste it.

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Guidebox Launches To Become Your On-Demand TV Guide And DVR For The Web (And The iPad) | TechCrunch

Guidebox Launches To Become Your On-Demand TV Guide And DVR For The Web (And The iPad)  | TechCrunch | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
San Francisco-based Guidebox brings together full show and episode data from all the various websites and apps that have TV programs, ranging from aggregators like Hulu and Hulu Plus to branded network websites like CNN.com and CBS.com.
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With tons of tv shows on million of channels we need somebody telling us what to watch

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» TV Guide launches new app, aims to dominate second screen

» TV Guide launches new app, aims to dominate second screen | The future of Entertainment | Scoop.it
TV Guide launches new app, aims to dominate second screen...
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