Tag Archives: second screen

Future of the user interface

The TV industry is under threat. As on-demand services grow in popularity, manufacturers should be reaping significant profits. After all, Smart TVs are ideal for connecting viewers with this new world of online content. But today’s consumers are turning to … Continue reading

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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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Social TV: the impact on the TV industry

Today’s viewers are spending more and more time accessing content through smartphones and tablet PCs, and are looking to communicate through social media while they do so. Hashtags now punctuate television shows and viewers are encouraged to engage with broadcast … Continue reading

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Second screens: kicking off the Smart TV revolution – part 2

In my last post I discussed the benefits of second screen devices. I also touched on how this technology can supplement the overall experience for the viewer. But, when it comes to navigating content on a Smart TV, a second … Continue reading

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Second screens: kicking off the Smart TV revolution – part 1

Despite all that they promise Smart TVs are not user friendly, nor are they feature-packed. In a market awash with tablets, smartphones and other devices capable of providing access to digital content, the current generation of Smart TVs aren’t ‘smart’ … 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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