Hamish McPharlin – June 2013 [DOWNLOAD THE FULL WHITEPAPER – PDF] INTRODUCTION It was 2007 when Yahoo! rolled out a partnership with device manufacturers called ‘Yahoo! Widgets’ that delivered information to your TV set via an internet connection. Suddenly, the ability to call up a quick weather report, news headline, or social media feed was … More WHITEPAPER: Just How Disruptive are Smart TVs?
Not many people had heard of the UPC Horizon service until the UPC parent, Liberty Global, bought Virgin Television earlier in the year. With the Virgin acquisition UPC got its hands on Tivo, and became a European cable giant running TWO different next-gen TV platforms, and the comparisons began. Would Horizon ever replace Tivo or … More Anything New on the Horizon? – Updates to the UPC’s Cable Box
The TV industry needs to work out how to co-ordinate terminology and presentation of new functionality if it is going to generate scale around new technology concepts. … More Acronym A Go-Go
Nigel Walley – Feb 2009 I used an overhead projector for a presentation at a conference the other day. It was great. You get to write on a sheet of acetate, like your teachers used to, and it shines up on the wall. Joking aside, there was something immediate and human about presenting ideas with … More Overhead Projectors, Broadcast Channels and Other Redundant Technologies
The other night I went to bed with Paxman. His typical wit and insight on the global credit crunch got me thinking about where the belt can be tightened in my own household. As the Sky EPG finally bid me farewell after I had convinced myself that there was nothing on worth watching live and … More Could Free TV be the new Pay TV?
Freeview Playback PVRs are now in approximately 225,000 homes in the UK. New Media Markets, 14/12/07