Will Apple's rollout of Augmented Reality technology to 100s of millions of devices in the forthcoming iOS 11 provide the accelerant that the AR market needs?[ Read More... ]
Who will be the victors in the battle for the future of the TV industry? Will it be the established media groups, the internet platforms, or the incoming telcos?
To understand the roadmap for the future of the industry, four scenarios were presented by Florence Le Borgne of IDATE at our TVLS event in June this year. Surprisingly, while the internet is a major source of disruption, it is not the only one.[ Read More... ]
Apple’s move from the H.264 codec to HEVC (H.265) is going to free up a lot of bandwidth as 1 billion active iOS devices become vastly more efficient.[ Read More... ]
This year, VO’s TV Leaders Summit brought together an eclectic group of executives, researchers, analysts, and academics to mull over the challenges and opportunities in the rapidly changing media business.[ Read More... ]
While 360 and VR Streaming gain a hold on the public consciousness, the global trend of virtualization in the Pay-TV industry is gaining momentum.[ Read More... ]
One of the interesting aspects of the shifting power structures within the industry is that operators are increasingly able to choose the channels they want — and only the channels they want. This means that the shape of TV Everywhere services is changing.[ Read More... ]
Social media networks, with Facebook and Twitter at the forefront, have been adding video functionality over recent years as part of their continued program of accelerated expansion. Investors like to see constantly growing numbers with their companies pushing past plateau after plateau. As such, it was inevitable that live streaming video content would figure majorly in their plans, and it is currently seen as a win for both sides: the content creators and the social giants themselves.[ Read More... ]