We are moving forward.
Whether you were a fan of Aereo, or believe as the Supreme Court did that it infringed on copyrights in streaming broadcast content captured on its array of dime-sized antennas, the fact remains: the Aereo debate helped move our industry forward.
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The next two years will bring more than the normal number of huge global sporting events to TV screens: Winter Olympics in Sochi are in full swing, June brings the World Cup to Brazil, and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio are around the corner.
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Nothing moves slowly in the wide, wild world of online video. As we embark on a new year, filled with ever more changes, here are a few of my predictions for the online video industry in 2014.
Jonathan Wilner, VP of product strategy for Ooyala, told CNBC's Big Data Download that the video industry is “definitely seeing a continuing trend,” especially of mobile and tablet usage, that’s turning the tablet into the “second real television in the house.”
One person in a household might be watching a program on the main TV in the home, he said, while another is watching a program on a tablet.
Is TV Dead? That was one of the questions posed to Ooyala CEO Jay Fulcher Friday on Bloomberg TV's Money Moves.
Obviously… the answer is no. What it is doing is evolving rapidly.
Fulcher pointed out that Ooyala’s technology is helping media companies address online audiences that are adopting online video as their primary source of video entertainment.
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Silicon Valley loves nothing more than a little disruption, and the disrupt du jour is in the TV industry. The meme? That digital is driving a revolution in television comparable to the one that upended the music industry a little over a decade ago.
I don’t agree. I think that today’s TV is a lot like it was a decade ago.
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OK, so maybe Silicon Valley really isn’t my home, per se, but I’ve been following the online video industry long enough, and I’ve attended enough conferences and meetings here, to feel like it is.