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Behind Roku’s Expansion into the TV | Viaccess-Orca Blog

Wed, Jan 22, 2014 | by Efrat Fenigson


Roku, best known for their cord cutters’ heaven streaming box, announced that they will be launching a TV set later this year. This is big news coming from a company whose current digital media players allow customers to access Internet-streamed audio and video content through TV, using free and subscription-based services. Over 1,200 channels of content are easily accessible, and the company reports having sold eight million boxes to date, enabling users to enjoy approximately 1.7 billion hours of content. The Roku TV won’t be the first smart TV on the market. In fact, according to TDG report, 25% of broadband households in the US own one.

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Topics: Video, OTT, Content service providers, Cord Cutters, Industry, Netflix, Over the Top, roku, set top box, Simple User Experience, Streaming, SUX, User Experience, UX, video on demand

Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Fri, Dec 27, 2013 | by Efrat Fenigson


A mix of different types of industry news made headlines this week, each very exciting. Netflix churned out a new series - for kids! They might also like the new finger gesture controls that Samsung is going to release in 2014. We wonder if Samsung had energy conservation in mind, because the US Energy Department is beginning to look into an aspect of the TV industry.

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Topics: VOD, Industry, Netflix, set top box, Simple User Experience, Smart TV, SUX, SVOD, User Experience, UX, video on demand

New Year’s Resolutions for Content Service Providers | Viaccess-Orca Blog

Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | by Efrat Fenigson


It’s that time of the year again! We are approaching the twilight of 2013, and find ourselves eagerly awaiting the beginning of 2014.

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Topics: TV Everywhere, DRM, Anti-piracy, CAS, Content Discovery, Content Piracy, David LEPORINI, François Moreau de Saint Martin, François Moreau De St Martin, Holiday, Industry, multi-screen, multi-screen content strategy, Multiscreen, piracy, PVR recorder, security, Sefy Ariely, Sexy UI, SUX, TVE, UI, User Experience, User Interface, UX

User Interface: Beyond the Buzzword - Vo Blog

Mon, Oct 28, 2013 | by Efrat Fenigson


Have you ever asked yourself why anyone should care about user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) of a product or service? As long as it’s innovative, everything else should fall into place, right? Wrong!

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Topics: TV Everywhere, Portfolio, Sexy UI, Simple User Experience, SUX, TVE, UI, User Experience, User Interface, UX

IBC 2013 Recap: Innovations and Sensations - VO Blog

Thu, Oct 10, 2013 | by Efrat Fenigson


IBC 2013 was worth the wait! The halls were bursting with excitement as leaders from the broadcasting industry were demonstrating the latest innovations they cooked up. In between the ‘ooh’s and aah's,’ we kept our eyes wide open to spot which of the predictions of IBC trends came true, while highlighting VO’s innovations to an interesting and dynamic audience.

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Topics: TV Everywhere, VO's Eye on Piracy, cont, Content, Content Piracy, Data Enrichment and Engagement Platform, DEEP, Events, Eye on Piracy, Haggai Barel, HbbTV, Hybrid, hybrid TV, IBC, IBC 2013, multi-screen, Multiscreen, Ofer Weintraub, Pay TV, Pay TV piracy, PayTV, piracy, Sexy UI, SUX, TV, TV market, TVE, UI, UX

Great to SUX | Viaccess-Orca Blog

Wed, Jan 23, 2013 | by David Leporini


With deliberate reference to Jim Collins' "Good to Great".

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Topics: David LEPORINI, Industry, security, Sexy UI, Simple User Experience, SUX, UI, User Experience, User Interface


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