Securing multiscreen revenue in an unlocked set-top world

Securing multiscreeen revenue

Keeping consumers captive has always proved a difficult task, and while the multiscreen era is opening doors to a more immersive and consumer-friendly video experience, it is also radically transforming the way video services are accessed and throwing up new challenges to multi-channel video programming distributors (MVPDs). The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced in January …

Personalising the in-car experience

Personalising the in-car experience

In our previous blog on CES 2016, we highlighted how new technology is enabling us to stay connected while we are in the car. Interestingly, many car manufacturers launched new connected services during the consumer electronics show, demonstrating how much the automotive and communications industries are becoming intertwined. General Motors’ new app is a good …

We’re better connected: What we learned at CES

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The recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) demonstrated that there really is no end to innovation in the technology world. The never-ending stream of new gadgets popping up at CES 2016 confirmed that connectivity is pervading every aspect of our lives, as demonstrated by the following three trends: TV Screens: Sleeker and with more pixels TVs …

Leveraging the DLNA® VidiPath™ guidelines for seamless and secure TVEverywhere

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As we all know, having access to all your content on all your devices is not a practical reality right now. In a multiscreen world where any device can act as the primary gateway to content, it is crucial for operators to find a solution that addresses the biggest hurdles to multiscreen delivery, including: The …

Joint Intel and ACCESS Premium Video Gateway whitepaper explains how operators can secure multiscreen media sharing in the home

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Multiscreen is maturing at a quick pace, with more content available on more platforms than ever before, enabling consumers to enjoy content wherever they want and however they want. However, this raises multiple questions for operators, including securing the media sharing chain and adapting the security requirements to the plethora of devices used to access …

ACCESS returns to IBC to demonstrate solutions for data and multiscreen monetization

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IBC (11-16 September, Amsterdam RAI) will showcase the technological advances that are changing the consumer entertainment experience, in and out of the home. With more devices connected to multiscreen services and increased consumer demand for personalisation, payTV operators and OTT service providers face unprecedented technical challenges in the ever-expanding multiscreen world. Following the deployment of …

Towards a zero CAPEX STB multiscreen world?

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In a closed environment such as the home network, an important role of the set-top-box (STBs) is to ensure that content is fully secure. However, the rise of streaming over IP and the increased number of services available to consumers means that a growing number of consumers access content over open networks like the Internet. …

ANGA COM sees next generation broadband and all-IP herald the ‘Internet of Video Things’

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A few years ago, the whole TV industry would have said that ANGA COM was primarily a cable show. Our trip to Cologne this year however showed more clearly than ever before that it’s now an IP video show – shadowing the cable industry’s accelerating move towards becoming next generation broadband providers for whom video …

Connecting with the Millennial driver

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The two trillion dollar automotive industry is going through a seismic shift. Alongside massive demand from emerging economies, new electric based vehicles and tougher emission regulations; the notion of Big Data and connectivity is starting to dramatically alter the way drivers and passengers interact with carmakers and service providers. Of the 70 million passenger vehicles …

Is 2015 the year when the car turns into a fully functional media platform?

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This blog is part of our 2015 focus on the connected car and the role it will play in enabling connected entertainment everywhere. Consulting firm Accenture (ACN) reports that technology ranks as the most important selling point for 39% of U.S. car buyers, almost triple the 14% who care most about horsepower and handling. This …