Connected TVs & Devices


Leadership, Mobile, Connected TVs & Devices
Ooyala XTV Connect Lets You Play Mobile, Tablet Videos on Your TV
Mar 27 2013 9:00 AM

Watching TV used to be so simple. You would turn it on with the clicker, and then sit around flipping channels until you found something that might be interesting. 

Online Video, Connected TVs & Devices, Online Video Advertising
New Devices, Viewing Habits Push TV Ad Dollars Online
Feb 05 2013 8:00 AM

We recently came across a great Reuters article that looks at how smart devices are changing the way people watch TV and pushing online video ads into the spotlight. The objective of Web publishers now? Tap into the $68 billion TV ad spend. Quoting from the piece:

Big Data, Connected TVs & Devices, Leadership, Analytics
Tablet TV Takes Off
Nov 19 2012 8:00 AM

Tablets are redefining the way we watch TV. 

Online Video, Connected TVs & Devices
Microsoft Unveils New, Multiscreen Xbox TV
Oct 23 2012 9:00 AM

Yusuf Mehdi, Chief Marketing Officer for Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Division, has a great post on the Microsoft blog that takes a look at the newest Xbox update. Given that people are spending more time streaming sports, TV shows and movies than playing multiplayer video games, the reboot emphasizes discovering streaming media and moving this content to multiple devices.

Online Video, APAC, Mobile, Connected TVs & Devices
Asian Demand Will Drive 2 Billion Smart Devices by 2016
Oct 03 2012 9:00 AM

Driven by smartphones and tablet sales, smart device shipments are expected to grow 14 percent annually and surpass 2 billion by 2016.

Online Video, VOD, Connected TVs & Devices
Philips Connected TVs Feature YouTube Rentals
Sep 10 2012 9:00 AM

Renting movies from YouTube will soon be possible on connected TVs from Philips.

Online Video, Connected TVs & Devices
Weekly Rewind: Google Looking to Sell Motorola's Set-Top Box Business
Aug 31 2012 9:00 AM
When Google acquired Motorola, we thought it was a good move for the TV side of things because of the hardware manufacturer's set-top box business. Turns out Google's looking to sell that division.
Connected TVs & Devices
Connected TV Viewing Habits Revealed
Aug 30 2012 9:00 AM

If you're looking for the motherlode of connected TV stats, it's your lucky day because YuMe has a fantastic white paper to sate all of your Smart TV needs.

EMEA, Connected TVs & Devices
ConnectedTV Roundup: U.K. Edition
Aug 23 2012 9:00 AM
Online video notes from a small island
This Videominder and U.K. native just got back from a quick jaunt to London, so it seemed like a good time for a quick roundup of what is happening in online video across the pond.
BBC Gossip
Connected TVs & Devices
Is Apple Building a Set Top Box for Pay TV?
Aug 16 2012 9:00 AM

Apple is reportedly talking with large cable operators about using an Apple set-top box for live programming, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Connected TVs & Devices
56% of Connected TV Owners Have Hooked Their Sets to the Internet
Aug 03 2012 9:00 AM

We've pointed out this running trend of people buying fancy new smart TVs and never actually connecting these sets to the Internet before. (C'mon people, it's just an ethernet cord). But Parks Associates has issued a report that finds more people are finally taking advantage of their hardware's Web capabilities.

Connected TVs & Devices
Tablet Wars!
Jul 18 2012 9:00 AM

Tablets are the tip of the smart TV spear. According to our Global Video Index Report, “following Apple’s release of the iPad 3, the amount of video watched on tablets jumped 26%.”