Connected TV & Devices

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ISE 2020: Communication technology rampant


XR, Esports, smart buildings, and the evolution of screens are some of the core topics being discussed at this week’s ISE conference. Adrian Pennington investigates the AV Tech show.

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Samsung launches Galaxy S20 with 8K capability


Samsung has launched its new range of flagship smartphone devices, offering the ability to record videos in 8K 24fps.

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Speaker smarts: Conversational AI and content delivery


Smart speakers and their AI controllers are revolutionising how we consume music and spoken word, but are broadcasters and platforms fully exploiting their capabilities for other content, such as video? And how can we trust what the AI offers us?

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IBC extends deadline for Technical Paper submissions


IBC has extended the deadline for submissions for Technical Papers for IBC2020 to 10 February 2020.

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BBC launches first multiplayer online game


BBC Children’s has launched a new free game for its young viewers, based on original IP, and putting safe environment at the forefront.

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OTT: The future is in the eye of the consumer


In part one of a two-part series, Alana Foster looks at the OTT marketplace. With growing competition among services, will success be driven by content or technology?

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BBC postpones changes to red button


The BBC has responded to a petition urging the broadcaster by delaying the switch-off of its red button text services a day before it was planned to be phased out.

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Petition launched to save BBC red button


Protesters have handed a petition to the UK government and the BBC over the latter’s plans to switch off Red Button services in the coming weeks.


CES 2020: Goldmines or Gimmicks?


Futurist Amelia Kallman reports from CES 2020 on the good, the bad, and the strange.

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Barb updates multiscreen viewing reporting


UK TV audience measurement firm Barb has begun reporting figures for programme reach and time spent viewing across multiple screens.

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Driving content into vehicles


Self-driving cars are an inevitability and will unlock the potential for vehicles to transform into a new market for immersive media.

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CES 2020: Evolution, expectation and innovation


Amelia Kallman reports from CES 2020 on the biggest trends and tech impacting the future of broadcasting.


Realising the potential of voice control

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Delivering solutions that can work effectively across the entire ecosystem of home technologies is going to become even more critical as the voice market evolves.

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Quibi debuts Turnstyle mobile viewing technology


Short-form streaming service Quibi has unveiled technology that allows viewers to switch between landscape and portrait viewing.

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VR market saw 5% growth in 2019 as consumers shift to next gen devices


The virtual reality headset market saw 5% growth in 2019, despite a slowing of sales according to research from Futuresource Consulting.

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ViacomCBS takes a Byte out of in-car entertainment market


ViacomCBS has partnered with electric vehicle startup Byton to bring content to its new range of M­—Byte electric crossover cars which are due to launch later this year.

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Advancing immersive realities


The evolution of immersive content has moved from novelty ideas to realities with live audio streaming, 8K+ rendering and 360-degree video creation as a service explored in IBC technical papers.

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Apple, Google & Amazon “Chip” away at smart home standard


Amazon, Apple, Google and the Zigbee Alliance have partnered to develop an open standard for connecting smart home devices.