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Interactivity creating new levels of audience engagement

2019-09-16T16:28:00+01:00By David Wood

IBC2019: IBC Conference sessions focusing on interactivity have updated delegates on the latest advances in interactive entertainment.

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EA and esports: building an in-house revenue feedback loop

2019-09-16T10:35:00+01:00By Lorcan Archer

As the world of esports streaks ahead, Joe Lynch of EA looks to maximise the storytelling and get the most out of in-house broadcasting.

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Pioneers and performance recognised at IBC2019 Awards

2019-09-15T16:22:00+01:00By ,

IBC2019: Actor/director Andy Serkis was among those recognised at the 2019 IBC Awards, which also saw new awards launched honouring Young Pioneers and Social Impact

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Is this the end of broadcast?

2019-09-15T11:34:00+01:00

IBC2019: Consumers have a wide range of services available to them, from traditional providers of broadcast services over-the-air, cable, satellite or IPTV, as well as via internet distributed services on all types of devices beyond the TV screen. Ian Nock considers what impact this will have.

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Video: Android TV outlines entertainment’s tech-driven future

2019-09-14T14:36:00+01:00By David Wood

IBC2019: Voice could play a key role in shaping the future of the global entertainment, according to Android TV senior director Shalini Govil-Pai who gave IBC delegates a glimpse of the future during a Keynote session.

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Global Gamechanger: Gary Shapiro

2019-09-14T10:45:00+01:00By

IBC2019: Gary Shapiro, President/CEO at the Consumer Technology Association and a IBC keynote speaker on Friday, told delegates that technology is a global gamechanger.

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State of the streaming TV industry

2019-09-14T09:56:00+01:00Brought to you by

With streaming skyrocketing, discover the latest on ad placement, length, and buffering, device share and quality, the growth of social video and more.

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YouTube “essential” for pay-TV operators says head of EMEA

2019-09-13T14:02:00+01:00By

IBC2019: Opening the IBC2019 conference, YouTube’s head of content EMEA Cécile Frot-Coutaz urged media companies to harness the Google-owned platform to reach new audiences and engage with communities.

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Influencing the influencer

2019-09-13T11:55:00+01:00By

IBC2019: Digital natives are the leading catalysts for disrupting the way content is consumed and created. Alana Foster speaks with Generation Z experts to debunk the challenges and explore the opportunities offered by this market.

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Analysis: Apple to put services at its core

2019-09-12T12:31:00+01:00By

Apple unveils TV+ streaming service with aggressive pricing TV+ will costs $4.99pm and will be free for new iPhone buyers Apple also launched an array of new devices including new iPhones

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5G, 8K and TV OS dominates IFA

2019-09-10T12:09:00+01:00By

Content technology such as 8K and 5G were among the key announcements and demonstrations at the IFA conference in Germany this year, writes Paolo Pescatore.

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A new dimension for home content management

2019-08-30T14:50:00+01:00Brought to you by

Personalised in-home entertainment is redefining the TV experience, says Telekom Slovenije head of NEO Development Bine Lebeničnik.

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Hollywood studios launch “Filmmaker Mode” for consumer TVs

2019-08-29T11:44:00+01:00By

Christopher Nolan and Martin Scorsese are among directors that have collaborated with the UHD Alliance to introduce a new UHD TV setting to extend the cinematic experience.

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BBC unveils “Beeb” voice assistant

2019-08-27T10:47:00+01:00By

The BBC is set to launch a new voice assistant service that will rival Amazon’s Alexa.

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The emergent reality of the connected home

2019-08-26T14:22:00+01:00Brought to you by

Incorporating video and collaboration could bring TV to the centre of the connected home, says Quobis CEO Elias Pérez-Carrera.

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Kwesé TV gets green light from South African regulator

2019-08-21T11:29:00+01:00By

A commercial free-to-air TV licence has been awarded to Kwesé TV by South Africa’s media regulator ICASA.

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Vice, Facebook, Sony, BritBox, Netflix and MovieLabs to join IBC2019

2019-08-20T11:04:00+01:00By

IBC has announced new industry leaders will join the speaker line-up to explore opportunities and challenges around a consumer-first era in media.

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Viacom accelerates in-car entertainment with Access

2019-08-19T11:40:00+01:00By

US media company Viacom has partnered with Japanese software provider Access to bring TV entertainment including MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon to the car for its German audiences.

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Esports redefined with Weavr innovation project

2019-08-19T10:12:00+01:00By

The UK government-backed esports innovation project Weavr has unveiled the success of its first working prototype which is set to enhance esports and sports viewing experiences.

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Facebook ‘preparing’ to launch news section & Huawei reveals 5G-powered cloud

2019-08-16T15:45:00+01:00By

12 - 16 Aug: Your guide to what’s happened this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

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