Monthly Archives: August 2011

Google TV box flop costs Logitech $34m

Poor sales of Logitech’s Google TV box Revue have hit the company in the wallet. More Revues were returned by dealers than sold, and Logitech is slashing the price from the original $299 to $99 and taking a $34m one-time … Continue reading

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TV apps fail discovery test

Apps are increasingly popular with owners of Smart or Connected TVs, but they are only using apps they are already familiar with, according to a study carried out by the Strategy Analytics Digital Home Observatory. http://www.advanced-television.com/index.php/2011/08/03/tv-apps-fail-discovery-test/

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Red Bee Media Acquires TV Genius

Acquisition establishes Red Bee Media as the UK’s first media management company to provide broadcasters and platform operators with an end-to-end content discovery solution. http://www.tvgenius.net/news/2011/08/03/red-bee-media-acquires-tv-genius-innovator-content-discovery-technologies/

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The British Olympics Association has set up a channel on Perform’s video content platform ePlayer

The majority of the content planned for the channel is mostly news and features, with content currently ranging from interviews with Team GB athletes to short features on the London 2012 – One Year to Go event staged last week. … Continue reading

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