Consumer Experience

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Sky launches new immersive VR experience

2019-11-07T12:08:00+00:00By

The Sky premiere of season two of its genre-bending and psychedelic show Britannia airs tonight with the exclusive launch of Britannia VR: Out of Your Mind - a new virtual reality (VR) experience.

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Personalising UI with ML and voice

2019-11-05T14:49:00+00:00By

In these technical papers, authors from 3 Screen Solutions, Ruwido and TiVo describe real-word applications of machine learning to customise UI, and improve voice control to enhance personalisation for user experiences.

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Commanding the future with next-generation voice control

2019-11-01T12:24:00+00:00By

Optimising voice control for a seamless and authentic user experience whilst driving new TV revenues is explored in the latest IBC365 webinar, with experts from Liberty Global, BBC and Nuance.

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Viacom inks short-form content production deal with Facebook

2019-10-30T11:50:00+00:00By

Facebook Watch will showcase a slate of new commissioned short-form content after inking a deal with Viacom Digital Studios “to drive engagement.”

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The internet of things: The start of a slow revolution

2019-10-29T17:14:00+00:00By

Broadcasters and other content creators will have much more consumer data to draw on as a result of the internet of things. But how to negotiate the new security challenges and avoid the danger of ‘digital fatigue’?

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Netflix responds to viewing speed criticism

2019-10-29T14:41:00+00:00By

Netflix has responded to criticism from filmmakers over a feature it has been testing that allows viewers to vary the speed at which they watch TV and films.

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BBC launches UK’s first voice news service

2019-10-22T23:01:00+01:00By

The BBC has launched the first UK interactive voice news service, reinventing the way news is accessed to audiences and offering faster navigation of complex news stories.

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Comcast and Viacom join anti-piracy initiative

2019-10-22T13:59:00+01:00By

Comcast and Viacom have joined anti-piracy initiative the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE).

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France OTT player Salto gains triple investment

2019-10-21T11:59:00+01:00By

France Télévisions, M6 and TF1 are set to triple the investment in jointly backed on-demand service Salto, according to reports.

Consume

The immersive audience experience evaluation toolkit

2019-10-17T09:52:00+01:00By J. Freeman, J. Lessiter, P. Borden, L. Turner-Brown, L. Kurta & E. Ferrari

In this paper, i2 media research explores a new way to measure audience perceptions of impact and value of different immersive experiences.

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User acceptance of emotion-aware mood-improving voice assistants

2019-10-17T07:00:00+01:00By R. Bernhaupt, C. Murko, G. Pottier, A. Battut

In this paper, ruwido explores the potential of voice aware and mood-improving voice assistants.

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Using machine learning and behavioural analysis for user-tailored viewer experience

2019-10-17T07:00:00+01:00By Peter W. Szabo and Zsolt L. Janosi

In this paper, 3 Screen Solutions showcases the machine learning engine and examines a behavioural mapping technique and the mathematical theory behind it.

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Leveraging acoustic information for enhanced personalisation in the entertainment domain

2019-10-17T07:00:00+01:00By Charlie Bonfield, Manik Malhotra

In this paper, TiVo explores an effective strategy that could be used to enhance the discovery experience for voice remote users.

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Public cloud services are evolving

2019-10-16T09:41:00+01:00Sponsored by

Public cloud services are evolving and so is the adoption of cloud services across major broadcasters and TV production companies. Run any Windows application on any device using a HTML5 browser all powered by cloud services – this is the new normal writes Nutanix senior technologist Ruben Spruijt.

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Enhancing content personalisation and confronting ‘viewer churn’

2019-10-14T12:46:00+01:00Brought to you by

AI-driven content personalisation and interactivity for OTT are among the trends to be occupying the attention of Oleg Gubin, R&D director of software development company Oxagile.

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Creating brand loyalty and new TV revenues with next-generation voice control

2019-10-11T15:31:00+01:00Sponsored by

Join IBC365 on demand to find out what’s required to take voice engagement to the next level to maximise audience experience and ensure customer retention and revenue growth.

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Sky News broadcasts live on Amazon’s Twitch

2019-10-04T11:39:00+01:00By

Live streaming video platform Twitch, a subsidiary of Amazon, hosted Sky News in the broadcaster’s first live stream of the UK Conservative party conference in a bid to tap into younger audiences.

Cinema

NATO takes the lead for digital cinema standards

2019-10-02T12:42:00+01:00By

Movie theatre owners will test evolving digital cinema technologies to set the best practise in new technology adoption set out by the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO).

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Cinema before streaming says Apple

2019-09-30T11:50:00+01:00By

Apple is eying partnerships with cinemas to run its feature-length productions as extended theatrical releases before they become available on its upcoming streaming service.

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Diversity: IBC2019 Sees it differently

2019-09-25T15:09:00+01:00By

Diversity was a key topic at the IBC2019 Lounge Talks as speakers looked at gender equality, LGBT representation and neurodiversity.

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