Posts tagged " tv everywhere "

Will Apple Streaming TV be a Cable-killer?

March 24th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

Don’t look now, but Apple’s about to upset the streaming TV apple cart. The company is apparently getting ready to launch its own subscription-based Internet TV service. According to rumors, Apple will strike deals with several major broadcast outlets, including CBS, ABC, and Fox, to add 25 new channels to Apple TV. Business Insider estimates […]

HBO, CBS and Univison Streaming Video Services – Good or Bad for Cord Cutters?

October 21st, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

This past week saw three major broadcast networks – HBO, CBS, and Univision – announce new, standalone streaming video services that will allow consumers to receive their content without a cable subscription. It’s what cord cutters have been demanding for years – the ability to pay a la carte for specific content. It’s a sign […]

“Big Video” Drives the Need for Content Discovery Apps

June 17th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

People talk about big data all the time. But I want to talk about “big video.” Lots of users with lots of devices means – lots of video, according to Cisco’s annual visual networking index. Video is the main driver that will lead global Internet traffic to reach an estimated total of 1.6 zettabytes in […]

Multiscreen Video – Content-Fi Yourself!

June 12th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

Image Courtesy: www.Ericsson.com The concept of multiscreen technology has redefined the way video content is streamed across devices – TVs, smartphones, tablets and PCs. You are no longer restricted to viewing your favorite TV shows and videos to only your TV set. Pick and play your content exactly from where you left off from any […]

How Tablet and TV Convergence Has Turned Media On Its Head

August 20th, 2013 Posted by 2013, Blog No Comment yet

TVs and tablets have become so ingrained in our culture, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to imagine one without the other, and difficult to see the lines separating them. In discussing this at last week’s MoDevTablet conference I talked about some mind-blowing statistics relating to tablet and TV convergence.  Pew Research estimates that 34 percent of […]

At This Week’s Consumer Electronics Show, the Revolution Will (Or Might Not) Be Televised

January 8th, 2013 Posted by 2013, Blog No Comment yet

This week we celebrate the first big technology industry event of the New Year.  Hot off the heels of the holiday shopping season, the Consumer Electronics Show is taking place in Las Vegas.  Throngs of people have converged on this mecca in the desert to gain a glimpse of the type of devices that companies […]

mPortal Reflects on the Second Screen at International CES 2013

January 4th, 2013 Posted by 2013, Blog No Comment yet

From January 8 – 11 over 150,000 people will make their way to Las Vegas for International CES.  Innovation is front and center as companies showcase and sometimes even launch their latest initiatives – the VCR (1970), the Nintendo Entertainment System (1985), the DVR (1999), and Microsoft Xbox (2001) are just some examples of products […]

Social TV and the Second Screen Experience

August 28th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

When was the last time you actually sat down in front of the television and simply watched a program without a trusted mobile device or computer nearby?  My guess is that it’s been quite a while.  That’s because our devices – particula…

Streaming Media Over iOS, Jelly Bean and Windows Phone 8

August 7th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Image courtesy Apple
Recently my colleague Ali wrote an interesting post comparing various features of the next generations of the Apple, Google and Microsoft mobile operating systems – iO6, Jelly Bean and Windows Phone 8, respectively.  I …

Connect With…SPRINGBOARD Media and TV Everywhere

June 26th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Remember the days when you had to fight over the remote to watch what you want?  I suppose there are still some instances where some people do that, but it’s actually pretty hard to imagine.  There are quite simply too many options ava…

Summertime and the Viewing is Easy: TV Everywhere is in Season

June 19th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

As most television content providers know, we’re entering into the summer TV doldrums.  In fact, if your programming isn’t a) on cable or b) reality-based you’re going to find it difficult to compete with people’s outdoor …

Defending the Core Through Mobile Apps

May 8th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Times change.  As a result, a lot of companies in a lot of industries these days seem to be defending business models that worked well for many, many years.  Books, yellow pages, music – all of these industries have either gone through …

Getting Ready for the 2012 NAB Show: Predictions

April 10th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Next week is the 2012 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, the annual gathering of video and audio content creation and management professionals.  It’s one of the biggest shows within the content development industry, and this …

Making TV Everywhere Part of the Connected Experience

April 3rd, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Stories about the concept of TV Everywhere have been appearing in a lot of places lately, including the news media and on The Connected Experience blog itself.  As ambitious as the TV Everywhere concept is, there’s still a lot of confus…

Can Intel Be the Company That Helps Bring TV Everywhere?

March 20th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Over the past few years, companies like Google and Apple have tried to create an online pipeline for delivery of television content, with limited success.  The keyword in that sentence is content; television networks and programmers have simply be…