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Social TV: the other side of the coin

In my last post, I discussed how Social TV has brought social networking into the living room. But this is only one side of the coin. TV-enhancing applications and social recommendations are also shaping the modern viewing experience, affecting the … Continue reading

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UI key to adoption for new TV services

I’ve previously looked at the need for a step change in current TV User Interfaces (UI) and moving away from static Electronic Program Guide (EPG)-centric interfaces in order to provide a better user experience. Existing EPGs are fairly standardised, regardless … Continue reading

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IBC 2011 – The nails in the coffin for remote controls?

I found this year’s IBC to be one of the busiest and best I’ve seen. In fact it’s taken me until now to find the time to reflect on it in a blog post! In my opinion, the addition (and … Continue reading

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Social TV might need an extra lift

There are various definitions of what ‘social TV’ will look like when it reaches maturity but even today, all broadcasters are looking into ways to get their audiences involved in programming. Real-time discussions, whether via a second screen device or … Continue reading

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