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07 November 2013

Catching up with Catch-up TV

Watching TV which wasn’t being broadcast at the time (catch-up as it is now called) was an alien concept until the rise of the home VCR (such as VHS).
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29 July 2013

Is Chromecast a game changer for internet TV?

The market for adding internet media capability to existing television sets has been further sparked into life by recent announcements by Google (Chromecast) and Sky TV (Now TV).
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29 April 2013

The future is bright, the future is Ultraviolet?

During the recent PEVE Entertainment 2013 conference, there was much discussion about Ultraviolet, including positive comments from Sony Pictures and DECE (the industry body behind it) and negative comments from SKY. PEVE also had 2 panel sessions from “ordinary” consumers representing both the younger age group (18-24) and an older age group (45+).
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22 January 2013

CES 2 - Mobile TV

CES2013, the year of Ultra HD (see other blog). At this year's CES, there were also a few announcements/products relating to Mobile TV on show. In many cases, this was a case of little to no real new news, but announcements being made anyway.
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18 January 2013

CES 1 – Ultra HD

So CES has come and gone for another year. Lots of companies showing technology, but little of it new or novel. This year, the main headlines around TV have centered around Ultra HD, with TV manufacturers falling over themselves to show the latest and greatest.
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30 November 2012

Multi-purpose device accessories

Most consumer electronic devices today are multi-purpose and have been specifically designed for this.
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16 November 2012

Broadcast TV - hidden in plain sight

Broadcast television is perceived differently in different markets around the world.
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29 June 2012

The long tail wags the dog…

Choice. We all want it and more and more of it, or so we are told.
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