Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • For the 2018 Winter Olympics, NBC Unive... 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.
By Jason Friedlander, Director, Marketing Communications, Verizon Digital Media Services - Thanks to the Supreme Court’s refusal in 2009 to hear the Cablevision remote DVR ca... More
Disney CEO Robert Iger on Feb. 6 provided more details about the new ESPN direct-to-consumer app that will be launching this spring — including the fact that the streaming servic... More
Amazon will continue to make major investments in its Amazon Web Services (AWS), Alexa and streaming video businesses after continuing to make strides on each of them in the fourth... More
The data and analytics behind the business of premier movie-theater subscription service MoviePass will be the topic of the very first bi-coastal keynote address during both the Sm... More
Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • To help promote the Jan. 19 return of i... More
Artificial intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies will likely play a role in deals made in the media and telecom sector in 2018, according to PwC. That’s one of th... More
This year expect to see more disruption to traditional media and entertainment distribution, accelerated mergers and acquisitions activity, and a shift in how ad dollars are spent,... More
Veritone continues to see new opportunities for artificial intelligence (AI) – both its own software and platform business offerings, as well as the AI sector overall – and was... More
The significant surge in content, as well as the increased number of channels, platforms and devices that content can be viewed on, has created new challenges for media and enterta... More