Deloitte Survey : Americans stream away in shifting TV landscape. 40 percent of Americans now stream TV over internet, but pay-TV operators lost only 0.2 percent of subscribers Le service Netflix par internet proposé en Suède, le 11 septembre 2014 ( Jonathan Nackstrand (AFP) )"Jonathan Nackstrand (AFP)" Streaming television is now mainstream, although it has not caused many people to "cut the cord" for traditional pay TV.
Not yet, anyway. More than half of Americans now stream movies or television programs using the Internet, according to various surveys. The vast majority of American households subscribe to cable or satellite services which offer "bundles" of dozens or hundreds of channels in addition to free over-the-air broadcasts. But increasingly consumers are using Internet TV services, both free and paid, viewing on a computer or delivered to a large-screen television display. Live programming -- the missing element from most streaming services -- is now available from the recently announced Sony's PlayStation Vue and Dish Network's Sling TV. [NAB 2015] Storytelling and social media. Interacting with a second screen while watching video content (‘video content’ because the TV is no longer always the primary method of consumption, nor scheduled programmes the primary type of content) has become commonplace.
Content makers and advertisers hope this interaction is driven by the content being watched, and social media has become a key tool is ensuring and promoting this. A Nielson survey at the end of 2014 found that over half of people globally, on average, like to keep up with shows so they can join in the conversation on social media and 49 per cent watch live programming content more if it has a social media tie in. Social media allows viewers to connect with the content, with each other, and in some cases with talent from the shows involved. These connections are perhaps the strongest with live TV, as viewers are able to track and comment on events as they happen. [TV Connect 2015] Results of Connected100 Survey. TV Connect has announced the results of the Connected100 Survey, which reveals that data-driven video services will help tailor the consumer experience and open the door for programmatic TV advertising. Video services are also expected to enable end users to publish User-Generated Content that will become an integral part of the content offering, enabling consumers to act as content editors.
The Connected100 research is a global survey enabling key players in the TV and media market to share their views on the future of the connected entertainment industry. The research, led by the Connected100 research group, comprises some of the most experienced and forward-thinking minds in the telecom, broadcast and over-the-top industries. The survey reveals that 4K (77.5% of respondents), TV Everywhere (70%) and Over-the-Top (87.5%) will remain key drivers of innovation, while linear broadcast (only 7.5%) will slowly lose to personalised TV services accessed via the cloud or on connected devices.
[TV Connect 2015] Innovating the user experience. Chloe Davies,head of product,Freesat A guest post from TV Connect keynote Chloe Davies, head of product, Freesat We’ve come a long way since the first cathode-ray TVs that featured an impressive two channels! But what has driven this? Arguably it’s a result of what TV audiences have wanted, and these needs fall broadly into two categories, improving the volume and quality of programmes (colour TV, more channels, digital TV, HD); and making it easier for the viewer to find and watch those programmes (the remote control, VCR, EPGs, PVR, VOD, multiscreen).
To help ensure this innovation continues, we in the industry need to think about what we want to experience when we go home each evening. So both as a TV viewer, and someone who works to make the experience of Freesat viewers better, here are some TV-related areas that I think need to continue to innovate: The interface Live TV should be the starting point for any TV user interface, for the simple reason that TV viewing starts with live. [MIPTV 2015] Présentation startups : Relevancy Data, Dramatify ... Chaque année, je découvre quelques nouvelles startups de l’univers de la “TV connectée” au MIPTV. Le terme fait maintenant désuet. Il ne semble même plus vraiment utilisé. Il semble qu’il soit évité car il symbolise l’échec non seulement des constructeurs à imposer leur vision de la TV connectée mais aussi celle des startups à l’alimenter avec leurs nombreuses applications “second écran”.
J’avais eu l’occasion d’expliquer ce phénomène dans “Les français de la TV connectée – Telequid et Tivine” en décembre 2014. Dans ce MIPTV pour lequel j’ai déjà fait un compte-rendu sur les contenus TV, les contenus OTT et l’écosystème de la 4K avec un petit détour par le NAB de Las Vegas, se trouvaient une petite vingtaine de startups ou PME exposantes et l’habituel concours de startups, organisé avec le concours de FaberNovel. Les candidats étaient donc : Relevancy Data (UK + Israël) Dramatify (Suède) Wildseed Studios (UK) Voilà une startup qui n’avait rien à faire là. Wildmoka (FR) RightsTrade (USA) [MIPTV 2015] Contenus télévisuels distribués via Internet. Le MIPTV est le marché international des contenus audiovisuels qui a lieu chaque année à Cannes en avril.
Olivier Ezratty y était, il raconte… Après la première partie de mon compte-rendu du MIPTV 2015 dédiée aux contenus TV traditionnels, passons aux contenus digitaux, c’est-à-dire créés au départ pour une diffusion Internet, principalement sur YouTube et via les Multi-Channel Networks (MCNs). Chaque année, la part dédiée à ces contenus est de plus en plus grande au MIPTV. Cette fois-ci, deux journées complètes de projections et tables-rondes animées par des MCNs (Multi-Channel Network) étaient au programme. Les trois quarts étaient présentées dans le grand auditorium du Palais des Festivals de Cannes ! On y trouvait essentiellement des vidéos de gamins plus ou moins grands, des sports extrêmes et du comique troupier de civils.
Les débats portaient notamment sur l’attention et sur la durée moyenne des vidéos Internet. Jusqu’où ira-t-on dans les formats courts de vidéo ? Maker Studios. [IFA 2015] Android-powered TV sets, & app-controlled home and health products. Ahead of IFA in Berlin this September—the event where Samsung, Sony, and just about every other Android device maker unveils their latest products each year—a select group of companies have been giving a taste of what’s to come for the last 5 days at IFA’s Global Press Conference. So what can you expect? Android-powered TV sets, app connected appliances, and drones are just a few product categories you can expect to see grow at this year’s show. The growth of Android TV was a big part of TP Vision’s presentation at the event with the company noting that its Philips branded Android TV sets have helped boost use of internet connected services on its smart TVs—60% for its previous line of smart TVs up to 90 percent on Android TVs.
That has helped the company’s decision to invest more in the platform and plans to launch more TV sets powered by Android in the second half of the year in time for IFA in September. ARRIS acquires Pace to form ‘world’s largest set-top box supplier’ ARRIS’s acquisition of Pace will create the world’s largest supplier of set-top box (STB), broadband gateway and cable TV technology, claims Daniel Simmons, director of connected home analysis at IHS Technology. Combined 2014 revenues of $7.9 billion make it twice the size of its nearest competitor, Cisco’s Service Provider Video business unit. ARRIS Group, a company focusing on broadband media technology, announced last week that it will acquire Pace for aggregate stock and cash consideration of US$2.1 billion (£1.4 billion). The acquisition is expected to be accretive to ARRIS Non-GAAP earnings per share in the first 12 months following the acquisition.
The transaction will result in the formation of New ARRIS, which will be incorporated in the UK, and its operational and worldwide headquarters will be in Suwanee, USA. ARRIS chairman and CEO, Bob Stanzione will be New ARRIS chairman and CEO and the then-current ARRIS board of directors will serve as the New ARRIS board of directors. PlayTV.fr : le CSA prend la défense de Play Media contre France Télévisions.
« Le CSA a très clairement pris position en notre faveur sur la totalité du conflit juridique ». Voilà comment dans un mail, les gérants de Play Media ont accueilli la récente décision du CSA dans le litige qui l’oppose à France Télévisions. Pas simple de lancer un service en ligne en France. Play Media, jeune entreprise innovante (JEI) installée à Paris, a en effet été condamnée en octobre 2014 pour diffusion sans droits des programmes de France Télévisions via PlayTV.fr. Pour comprendre cet épisode kafkaïen, un petit rappel : son offre en ligne se place sous le statut de distributeur, ce qui l’oblige, selon la loi de 1986 sur la liberté de communication, à diffuser l’ensemble des chaînes publiques tout en payant les droits d’auteur afférents.
Un front au CSA, un autre devant la justice Le dossier est en réalité scindé en deux fronts. Le CSA penche désormais clairement du côté de Play Media. Top 5 Médiamétrie Twitter TV Ratings. TWC TV App Lights Up Live TV on Xbox One. Time Warner Cable said it has added live TV streaming to its TWC TV app for the Xbox On, an addition that arrives about two months after the MSO launched the authenticated TV Everywhere app on the console with access to a library of VOD titles. TWC said its free app for the Xbox One currently features up to 300 live TV channels alongside a mix of 8,000 free and subscription VOD titles. TWC also supports the TWC TV app on several other platforms, including iOS and Android mobile devices, the Xbox 360, Roku players, the Kindle Fire HD & HDX, and the Fan TV box. The Xbox One does support an HDMI pass-through feature that lets users view and control their live TV lineup by tethering the console to a set-top with an HDMI cable.
Hulu Comes to Cable TV, Which Is Fine With Cable TV. Cablevision announced today that it will sell subscriptions to Hulu, the streaming TV service. That’s interesting. And it’s been a long time coming. But don’t mistake this as any sign of significant change in the TV Industrial Complex: It’s just a matter of a TV distributor and the TV networks adding another revenue stream, without shaking up their core business. The press release Hulu and Cablevision put out is frustratingly short on actual details, like the actual price Cablevision will charge or when it will sell it. But the two companies did confirm that the service will be the equivalent of Hulu Plus — the one Hulu already sells for $8 a month. So that makes this easy to understand: If you want to stream prime-time shows that have already appeared on TV, with commercials, you can sign up for Hulu Plus on the company’s website or via digital distributors like iTunes or, eventually, via Cablevision.
That’s it. Nouvelle App Guide TV : TVNOW. UBEREATS : Uber's food delivery service launches in four cities. Wire, The Communications App Backed By Skype’s Co-Founder, Arrives On The Web. Wire, the communications app backed by Skype co-founder Janus Friis which launched late last year, is now expanding its service to the web with the launch of Wire for Web. Envisioned as a modern-day take on Skype, had it been built today, the new addition to Wire will allow users on Chrome, Firefox and Opera web browsers to both make and receive calls, while IE and Safari users will only be able to chat at this time. In addition to making calls and chatting, Wire users on the web will be able to create and leave group conversations, as well as block users.
The new app looks much like Wire’s current lineup of apps for OS X, iOS and Android. That is, it features the same, minimalist design where some tools only appear when needed. For example, the options to add media or ping a person in a chat don’t show up until your cursor moves over to that side of the screen. Wire’s web app is currently free to use at app.wire.com.
Uber Is Quietly Testing A Massive Merchant Delivery Program. Uber is planning to launch a merchant delivery program that would allow online shoppers to get same-day delivery of goods through both UberRush couriers and Uber drivers. TechCrunch has obtained training documents for Uber drivers and couriers who are part of the merchant delivery pilot program. Sources say that Neiman Marcus, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany’s, Cohen’s Fashion Optical and Hugo Boss are all in talks with the Uber Merchant Delivery program, and one source in particular said that there are over 400 different merchants currently in talks (or already testing) with Uber for same-day delivery. (Cohen’s Fashion Optical and Hugo Boss are both used as examples in the training presentation.) We’ve also confirmed that Spring, the mobile shopping app from David Tisch, is part of the initial test of the platform with a limited set of brands.
That might be true, and Uber has even publicized some of these experiments as early as last summer. Here’s the manual in full: GoPro is getting into virtual reality. This post has been corrected. GoPro announced today that it has agreed to buy Kolor, a French software startup that specializes in creating 360° interactive videos.
Soon, videos of snowboarding tricks, aerial drone footage, and perhaps even team sports, could become immersive, explorable worlds. Kolor’s software lets users stitch together photos or videos to create panoramic scenes. GoPro will be folding Kolor into its business in May, and said the technology will form the backbone of a new emphasis on “spherical content.” The action-camera company also has a professional mount that puts multiple GoPros into a cube, which can be used to shoot 360° video. GoPro has created a 4K video showing off what its mount can do with Kolor’s software. The commercial virtual-reality industry is still in its infancy.
Correction 6:52pm ET: An earlier version of this post said that GoPro’s spherical mount was new. TomTom présente son actioncam Bandit : Ultra HD, étanche jusqu'à 50 m. Jive Chime Wants to Ring Slack’s Bell With New Real-Time Messaging App. Mode Media Combines Its Websites Under A New Social News App. What is Tesla PowerWall?
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