By Steve Wong and Björn Obermeier, DXC Technology - Hollywood movie studios, record labels, publishers and broadcast networks have traditionally served as the guardians of inte... More
The 2nd Screen Society was formed in 2012 to advance the creation, production and adoption of content, applications, devices and distribution systems within the greater 2nd Screen Engagement Ecosystem. It has focused its attention on facilitating API and web services between apps, Smart TVs, mobile devices and set top boxes, providing a social, seamless and stimulating consumer experience that harness the power of data and provide visibility and usage information to companies as content is created, marketed, delivered and archived.
Additionally, the Society’s Search/Discovery initiative has advanced the dialogue between video service providers, metadata provides and content creators to create a lean-back video discovery experience. The group is currently focusing on ways that data is furthering distribution and development through information obtained via IoT-enabled devices.
Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • On Aug. 13, Fox worked with YouTube and... More
Questions still linger after Disney announced this week that it upped its investment in streaming-video tech firm BAMTech to a majority stake, and planned to use that company’s t... More
Avid Technology recently completed the “transformation” of its business that started four years ago and the company is now well-positioned for future growth, according to CFO B... More
Comcast will be making another ad-free service available to its Xfinity TV subscribers as an optional pay service, as part of a deal with Fox’s FX Networks, the companies announc... More
NEW YORK – Artificial intelligence (AI), including machine learning and video analysis technologies, will have a “surprising” and “exponential impact” on the businesses o... More
Several studio and broadcast execs will be on hand July 25 at the Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day, at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) on Eighth Avenue in New York Cit... More
Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • On July 7, BBC debuted a 13-minute virt... More