Posts Tagged ‘television‘

Kiss Your TV Goodbye (good read via IEEE Spectrum)

“Radical new display and content-delivery technologies will kill off the television set” is the sub-title of this post on IEEE Spectrum published April 25, 2016. “That’s not to say news and scheduled broadcasts couldn’t be delivered over the Internet. If broadcasters chose to make them

Online ad spending to pass by TV soon

…That said, PriceWaterhouseCoopers expects 2016 to be an especially lucrative year for television, with both the Summer Olympics and US presidential election taking place then. As usual, mobile is picking up speed with no slowing down in sight. Read more from Quartz via Pocket

‘Mobile is now the first [TV] screen’

Scherer added that the TV industry is realising that data will play a crucial role in helping it to increase the size of its audience; to have a stronger relationship with those viewers; to improve its shows; and to forge better partnerships with big brands

For Amazon, the future of T.V. could be e-commerce

With the launch of Fire TV, it’s clear that Amazon has figured out the new logic of the tech industry: the company that controls your TV wins. This quote is interesting given that people are not watching television on TVs as much lately, the trend

Inside the YouTube Hit Factory

The rapid consolidation of YouTube programming has thrown the small players into a frenzy of excitement and apprehension. They’re concerned that the big companies will squash the community’s creative autonomy and turn its artists into creative serfs. The great hope, on the other hand, is

British TV industry at risk from US tech and media giants

The chief executive of Channel 4 has warned that large parts of the British television industry are being bought up almost wholesale by US media companies, while the medium faces a longer term existential threat from the increasing involvement of technology giants including Apple and

What TV Looks Like in 2025

emergentfutures: What Television Will Look Like in 2025, According to Netflix People have traditionally discovered new shows by tuning into the channels that were most aligned with their interests. Love news? Then CNN might be the channel for you. If it’s children’s programming you want,

emergentfutures: Full Story: MIT

Streaming Dreams

Link: Streaming Dreams tetw:              Will Robert Kyncl and YouTube Revolutionize TV? On TV, airtime is a scarce resource; on YouTube, it’s infinite.