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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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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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Interview: Jessica d’Ardenne, DAZN

2019-09-13T10:07:00+01:00By Tim Dams

Driven by data and the customer experience, Jessica d’Ardenne is an innovative voice in the OTT space and in charge of attracting and retaining subscribers to sports streamer DAZN. Ahead of a session at IBC set to explore biases in the technology world, she reveals some secrets of success to ...

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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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How AI can reshape TV

2019-09-04T14:24:00+01:00Brought to you by

The ‘Netflix Effect’ is in full swing, with billions of people binge-watching programmes on-demand, says Media Distillery product owner Martin Prins.

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Interview: Tony Lorentzen, Nuance Communications

2019-09-04T09:30:00+01:00Brought to you by

AI has the potential to make all of our lives easier and we see the beginnings of this already, says Nuance Communications Intelligent Engagement SVP omni-channel solutions & analytics Tony Lorentzen.

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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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Insight: Your guide to IBC2019

2019-08-16T09:58:00+01:00By

IBC preview magazine Insight contains interviews with keynote speakers, an overview of some of the technology trends that will dominate IBC2019 as well as guides to the show’s exciting and innovative features, from the Future Zone to the Esports Showcase.

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Reliance Jio unveils 4K and fibre plans

2019-08-13T11:25:00+01:00By

Reliance Jio has confirmed the launch date for its fibre broadband offering along with a 4K set-top box and a cloud services partnership with Microsoft.

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How to thrive and survive in niche OTT

2019-08-12T16:28:00+01:00By Tim Dams

Despite the dominance of Netflix and Amazon, the OTT market has room for all sorts of niche players, with new services emerging to cater for specialised audiences.

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India’s Dish partners Shemaroo for Punjabi TV service

2019-08-12T11:32:00+01:00By

Dish TV India has partnered with Shemaroo Entertainment to launch an ad-free service aimed at airing Punjabi movies and shows across its channels.

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Ofcom: Broadcast still leads UK TV market, but streaming is catching up

2019-08-07T11:24:00+01:00By

Half of UK homes are signed up to TV streaming services, but linear broadcasting still leads the market in terms of viewership, according to Ofcom.

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OTT: Challenges and opportunities

2019-08-02T10:13:00+01:00By

The pressure is on to deliver OTT services that meet the expectations of consumers – platforms with great usability, high quality of experience and essential features. Second best won’t cut it in this cutthroat and competitive market. But where do you start?

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CTA boss: US and China are in artificial intelligence “battle”

2019-07-31T11:58:00+01:00By Tim Dams

The US is caught up in a “battle” with China over the future of artificial intelligence, according to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).

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Amazon Prime Video pivots into VR streaming

2019-07-25T10:02:00+01:00By

Amazon Prime Video is now available to watch on the Oculus and Samsung virtual reality (VR) headsets with voice search supported.

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Ofcom: TV remains UK’s most popular news source

2019-07-24T11:21:00+01:00By

Almost half of UK adults now use social media to keep up-to-date on the latest news, although TV remains the most popular news platform in the country, according to a report from regulator Ofcom.

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