Monthly Archives: January 2012

IP Vision to sell all assets

IP Vision was likely to be very concerned by the upcoming launch of the YouView platform, slated for the first half of this year, which is backed by the country’s main broadcasters and ISPs and which involves the delivery of … Continue reading

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Apple’s Patented Magic Remote Is Only Missing Apple’s Patented Magic TV

According to the patent, the remote will have a discovery mechanism that will automatically detect every AV device near you and set them up properly. If the device is no longer available, it will disappear from the remote. http://gizmodo.com/5879640/apples-patented-magic-remote-is-only-missing-apples-patented-magic-tv

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The Shift From Watching TV to Experiencing TV

As more and more devices in your home get connected to the Internet, the user experience becomes increasingly important. It’s hard enough to use your PC sometimes, let alone fiddle with the remote on your Internet connected TV! http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/the_shift_from_watching_tv_to_experiencing_tv.php

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Time Out to launch interactive TV guide with Red Bee Media

Time Out is to launch an interactive TV guide that will be competitive to Zeebox’s social TV service. http://econsultancy.com/uk/blog/8801-time-out-to-launch-interactive-tv-guide-with-red-bee-media?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed

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People increasingly willing to pay for online TV content

More people are willing to pay for online movie and TV content, according to research from consultancy KPMG. http://www.nma.co.uk/3033470.article?cmpid=NMAE01&cmptype=newsletter&email=true

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BBC TV programming wins in festive Twitter war

The BBC has beaten ITV in the Christmas social media battle, with the broadcaster airing eight out of the ten most tweeted about programmes over the festive season. http://www.nma.co.uk/3033399.article?cmpid=NMAE01&cmptype=newsletter&email=true

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BT Vision to be revamped with social networking features

BT is thought to be redesigning its TV-on-demand service, BT Vision, to include more social features in a bid to rival Netflix, which was launched in the UK last week. http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/news/digital-home/3330230/bt-revamp-bt-vision-with-social-networking-features/

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