Content Discovery


Xperi and Vestel on a Roll at IFA

by Bob Raikes

Just before IFA, Xperi announced its new Tivo OS for TV and revealed that Vestel was its first partner. Both companies were at the show and I was able to talk to both of …

Tags:Content Discovery| Operating Systems| Rovi| Smart TV| Tivo

Internet Video Archive Aims to Shake Up Content Discovery

by Bob Raikes

Internet Video Archive is creating a content discovery solution that is intended to solve the problem of supplying metadata, images and trailers/clips with pricing from $250 per month and “never higher than $12,000 per …

Tags:Content Discovery| Large Display Monitor| Software| Vol 24 - Issue 32

Sony Will Host VR Ads

by Isaac Oburu

Sony has announced that Crackle (Sony Discusses Crackle at Next TV Summit) will also include VR-enabled ads. Advertisers will be able to place logos and integrate their own 360º ads. Sony announced this at …

Tags:Content Discovery| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| sony| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 16

TV is Exciting Again – and More than Ever, Content is King

by Ken Werner

Television is exciting again. At CES, the UHD Alliance announced its “Ultra HD Premium” specification, which includes high dynamic range (HDR), wide color gamut (WCG), and 10-bit processing, along with 4K x 2K pixels. …

Tags:Certification| CES 2016| Content Discovery| UltraHD (4KTV)| UltraHD Alliance| Vol 23 - Issue 01

Is 2015 the Break out Year for Streaming Video on Demand?

by Steve Sechrist

Nielsen recently reported that US Households with Streaming Video On Demand (SVOD) spend an average of two hours and 45 minutes watching the mobile device screens, beating the homes with traditional TV, which had …

Tags:Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Content Discovery| IPTV| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Ratings (e.g. Nielsen)| TV Viewing| Vol 22 - Issue 15