Monthly Archives: January 2011

Americans & TV: How Social Media Users Watch Video

Researchers at Lab42 did a study of social media users, surveying 400 adults earlier this month. Using applications within Facebook and MySpace, they found out that even bigger changes are underway in TV land, and viewers are doing lot more … Continue reading

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BBC Lab UK launches online study into Britain’s class system

Richard Cable, editor of BBC Lab UK, said, “Class has long been something of a national obsession… This project takes BBC Lab UK into new areas of research and we hope that with the help of the British public we’ll … Continue reading

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Publishers must embrace web-connected TV

Publishers must start putting their content onto web-connected TVs “before it’s too late”, according to former YouView chief technology officer Anthony Rose. http://www.nma.co.uk/3022580.article?cmpid=NMAE01&cmptype=newsletter&email=true

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The BBC Trust backs decision not to syndicate catch-up TV shows on a programme-by-programme basis

The BBC Trust has concluded  that on-demand BBC programmes should only be made available to TV platform operators through the BBC iPlayer, and should not be made available on a programme-by-programme basis. http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbctrust/news/press_releases/january/on_demand.shtml

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Is Mobile Affecting When We Read?

When a reader is given a choice about how to consume their content, a major shift in behavior occurs.  They no longer consume the majority of their content during the day, on their computer.  Instead they shift that content to … Continue reading

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LG Fridge demo at CES

 

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5 Reasons Connected TV Could Flop in 2011

1) The Internet on TV Sounds Confusing, 2) The Internet on TV Is Confusing, 3) Fear of Obsolescence, 4) Customer Support Concerns and 5) Poorly Defined Value Proposition. http://news.yahoo.com/s/mashable/20110111/tc_mashable/5_reasons_connected_tv_could_flop_in2011_1

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