I didn’t even realise Yahoo acquired this, but apparently this launched on Tuesday.
Companion apps are the next big thing – and automated syncing is going to be key. IntoNow uses a Shazam like audio syncing to determine what you’re watching. We just had a play with this in the office and it’s pretty amazing
So I read an article on V-Net TV on DIRECTV’s multi-screen home ambitions, and I couldn’t help but get stuck on one line of the article – a quote by DIRECTV’s Senior VP of Engineering, Henry Derovanessian on designing for multiple platforms:
The key to making these blended services work across multiple platforms lies in building a
Chloe Sladden, Director of Media Partnerships at Twitter Fred Graver, Sr VP at The Travel Channel Gavin Purcell, Supervising Producer for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Lila King, Participation Director at CNN.com Moderator: Timothy Shey, Pres/Co-Founder at Next New Networks
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According to Microsoft, the popularity of Kinect has far exceeded expectations – in a conference call the following statement was made:
“Kinect, in particular, exceeded our expectation. Kinect is the fastest-selling consumer electronics device in history. It’s just our first step in delivering on the opportunity to fundamentally change the way people interact with technology.
Next week, the US’s ABC network will announce their latest version of their Sync iPad app – this time for the popular Grey’s Anatomy series. The Sync application is a joint exploration of ABC and Nielsen’s Media Sync platform, which detects and synchronises content using audio watermarks. They’d previously attempted a version of this with
With Google recently acquiring fflick for YouTube, a service that provides movie recommendations based upon other user’s Twitter feeds, I thought it timely to take a look at the speeding trend towards what is often referred to as “Social TV” – and one aspect in particular that plays a large role: Entertainment check-in and recommendations