"second screen" articles

Parks Associates will host the 12th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe: IoT and the Connected Consumer , November 1-2, 2017 at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel, featuring high-level speakers from the top European and international companies in the digital living ecosystem. Early confirmed keynotes include: Sudeep Maitra , Global VP, Strategy and Development,  Centrica Matthias Mieves , Head of New Business, Sales & Marketing Connected Home,  Deutsche...
IoT research firm Parks Associates recently released its updated top 10 list for OTT video services, which showed the majority of OTT video consumption is now on Internet-connected TV. The list, which shows Netflix maintaining the top spot ahead of Amazon Video, Hulu, MLB.TV, and WWE Network, is ranked by number of paid subscribers, excluding transactional or ad-based services and based upon reported figures and estimates from Parks Associates’ OTT Video Market Tracker ....
The BroadbandTV Event , co-located with the FTTH Connect, was where Tier two and three providers of fiber broadband internet service came to learn about content. I was privileged enough to moderate a panel on the Evolution of OTT with Robert Saunders (President & co-founder of Skitter TV) , Chris Lavin (CTO of ONE CONNXT), and Chris Beatson (CTO of NeoNova Networks). Millennials are always brought up in any discussion about over-the-top video services, and...
Like everyone else who's been keeping an eye on the Windows 10 devices event , I was seriously impressed.  Seamless interoperability, a powerful new 2-in-1 laptop, and a wearable hologram that was like something out of science fiction?  Yes.  But what impressed me the most was the one thing that's seeming to slip past most peoples' notice. What am I talking about?  Well, we've got laptops that are also tablets, and tablets that are also laptops.  But...
 
by Kristen Hanich | Oct. 8, 2015
Tags: mobile, second screen, smartphone
Mio Babic , President & CEO at iStreamPlanet , offers insight into how OTT services are the key to the home entertainment market: What is the most important next step to engage consumers in smart home solutions, connected entertainment services, and/or value-added services like tech support and connected health?      The next step in the transition from traditional television broadcast to connected OTT services is to provide a consistent,...
News from the Wall Street Journal that Amazon is making content inquiries about licensing of linear channels for a streaming pay-TV service shouldn’t be a big surprise. After all, what player in the connected CE and online video space hasn’t looked into that possibility recently? (Content providers must be absolutely giddy about everyone coming out of the woodwork to ask about content licensing.) While Intel and others have tested the waters recently (with Intel finding them...
 
Earlier this year, Digitalsmiths and zeebox worked together and launched Digitalsmiths Seamless Discovery, a personalized video discovery service across all of zeebox’s supported platforms, in the United States. Now, building off its success, the two companies are bringing the service to the United Kingdom and Australia. Digitalsmiths Seamless Discovery  enables zeebox users to experience the "Recommended For You" feature that delivers personalized...
Microsoft has created "Companion Web" as a response to the steadily increasing number of connected devices consumers use daily. Companion Web bridges the gap between a user's connected devices.  For example, what a person does on his or her phone can register on connected devices such as a television or laptop.  The first app to use Microsoft's Companion Web is Polar .  Polar works across multiple screens so the consumer can give his or her opinion...
 

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