A bright future belongs to niche SVOD

Bruce Tuchman

On-demand services that cater to particular interest groups have strong prospects, argues Bruce Tuchman.  What do such disparate brands as CBS All Access, CrunchyRoll, WWE… Read more

The real and the virtual

Charles Dawes 2

Charles Dawes, senior director, international marketing at TiVo looks at whether virtual reality and augmented reality are changing the way we view entertainment.  There has… Read more

The hybrid route

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Hybrid TV solutions are the only models that offer choice for consumers and operators, argues Sylvain Thevenot, managing director, Netgem Europe The ongoing debate continues… Read more

The Netflix effect

Thomas Williams, CEO

Tom Williams, CEO of Ostmodern, looks at how broadcasters can survive and prosper in the age of OTT TV. For better or worse, the growth… Read more

High Dynamic Range video: software is the solution

Mark Horchler

Mark Horchler, International Marketing Manager, EMEA at Elemental, says that software-defined video solutions can help deliver HDR TV.  Today, there is much debate about Ultra… Read more

Securing the future of pay TV: are cardless solutions good enough?

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Christopher Schouten, Senior Product Marketing Director, Nagra asks if cardless security solutions are appropriate for modern pay TV providers. As pay-TV has developed, content protection systems… Read more

Broadcasters’ social lives

Kate Bulkley

For a few years now, there has been a big question mark over whether SVoD services like Netflix are good or bad news for pay… Read more

Staying in touch: how haptics Is changing the TV experience

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Watching television is no longer just about the programmes. With an ever-expanding array of channels, platforms and devices, consumers are in a better position than… Read more

Vivendi’s global ambition


It’s taken Vincent Bolloré a few years to grab hold of the unwieldy French conglomerate that was Vivendi, slim it down to a fighting weight… Read more

NAB Show 2016 preview

Steve Plunkett

As the NAB Show kicks off in Las Vegas, Steve Plunkett, chief technology officer, Ericsson Broadcast and Media Services, looks at the trends and topics… Read more