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TikTok owner expands into music streaming

2019-11-18T12:14:00+00:00By

Beijing-based ByteDance and creator of social video app TikTok is set to take on Apple Music and Spotify after announcing the launch of its own streaming service.

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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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Red pulls plug on Hydrogen device

2019-11-06T13:02:00+00:00By

Red Digital Cinema has pulled the plug on its Hydrogen device, ending the firm’s foray into mobile phone manufacturing.

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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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Video did not kill the radio

2019-10-31T13:12:00+00:00By

As the broadcast and media industry evolves digitally and technically, so too does radio. Explore how in technical papers from IRT, Jutel Oy, Rai Italy, VRT and the BBC.

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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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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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Evolution of radio services in the era of voice-controlled digital assistants

2019-10-17T07:00:00+01:00By P. Casagranda, F. Russo, R. Teraoni Prioletti

In this paper, Rai explores the impact of voice-controlled digital assistants on the evolution of radio services.

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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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Amazon spat with Disney over Amazon Fire TV ad sales

2019-10-04T11:33:00+01:00By

Amazon’s Fire TV might not carry the new Disney+ service as the two corporate behemoths are locked in a dispute over the terms of advertising.

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Locast launches countersuit against US broadcasters

2019-09-30T15:02:00+01:00By

Non-profit streaming service Locast has issued ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC with a countersuit accusing the four US broadcasters of engaging in antitrust conduct.

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BBC to commercialise new voice assistant Beeb

2019-09-25T10:36:00+01:00By

The BBC’s recently announced voice assistant Beeb will be available internationally and be commercialised outside the UK.

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