With the launch of new consumer services, companies face business and technical challenges that impede time to market and successful deployments. Multi-screen app development for the cable TV industry is no different. Some unique business and technical challenges must be addressed to take advantage of the “appmania” that is sweeping the CE industry.
The push for multi-screen video services is creating new players in the digital content value chain, including over-the-top providers, and creating opportunities and challenges for service providers, advertisers, content providers and consumers.
When the curtain goes up on Expo and a companion event, the Capacity Management Symposium, during the week of Nov. 14, it will mark the culmination of a year of intense discussion among CTOs, other industry thought leaders, the Cable-Tec Expo Program Committee and SCTE officials.
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Following up on its iPad app release from March, Time Warner Cable is putting the finishing touches on a similar app for Android tablets.
Bright House Networks’ iPad app lets digital basic service or higher subscribers watch up to 100 live channels.
But Cablevision’s revenues did get a boost from the inclusion of the former Bresnan Communications customers.
MobiTV is banking on its cloud-based video platform to provision TV Everywhere-type services for cable, satellite and IPTV video providers.
BigBand has taken the wraps off of a targeted advertising application that lets IPTV video providers use “virtual zoning” to deliver ads to ad zones over linear TV.
Cisco is laying claim to an industry first with its new wireless IPTV receiver.
The joint solution will help service providers jump in quickly.
Cisco is forking out $99 million in cash and retention-based incentives.
The DPA Toolset emulates complex ad environments.
BTN2Go features a live feed of all BTN television programming, including live game telecasts and extra football game channels, as well as part-time channels available on football Saturdays when BTN airs more than one game simultaneously.
Nagra, a Kudelski group company, provides multi-screen security and content protection technologies, as well as advanced user experience and advertising solutions powered by OpenTV technology.
From broadband-powered home energy monitoring to immersive 3-D TV, the My World exhibit at The Cable Show 2010 dazzled visitors with real-life depictions of all that cable can do. Here, NCTA vice president Mark Bell describes how My World came to be.
SeaChange is a leading provider of software, services and solutions for multi-screen video delivery, digital advertising, video-on-demand and content acquisition. Its powerful open solutions enable broadband television operators to provide new on-demand services and gain greater efficiencies in advertising and content delivery across multiple screens.
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