ParticipACTION Partners with Clearbridge to Launch the Active App for Everyone

  Think Better. Work Better. Create Better. The benefits of physical activity extend far beyond weight loss, and in fact, Everything gets better when you get active.   Today, ParticipACTION announced the launch of its first-ever mobile app available for download on iOS and Android. In collaboration with Clearbridge Mobile and GALE, ParticipACTION introduced a […]

CES 2019: The Highlight Reel

  Visionaries are creating the future every day, and there was no shortage of cutting-edge technologies at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Each year, nearly all the world’s tech manufacturers come together at CES to unveil the biggest technology trends and concepts for the year ahead. From wearables to smart home technology, concept cars, […]

How Millennial “Cord-Nevers” Are Transforming The Mobile Video Revolution

“For content owners, the reality is that your audience is slowly moving away from you, evolving into one that demands your best content anywhere, on any device, and at any time.” – Ooyala Global Video Index Q4 2015   While “cord-cutter” has been a common industry term ever since people started moving away from traditional […]

OTT Content: The Outlook for the Connected TV Market in 2017

  Over-the-top content – film and TV services delivered directly over the Internet to connected devices – is a key part of the evolution of connected TV.   The OTT market, already showing huge consumer uptake via providers like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon is expected to increase fourfold by 2019, with OTT subscription forecasted to […]

Connected TV Apps & Platform Fragmentation: What to Build For Next

  Platform fragmentation has long been an issue for mobile developers, and it’s proving to be a challenge when it comes to TV apps, too. Changing media consumption behaviors and the proliferation of technologies that allow consumers to access content in new ways has forced entertainment and media providers to rethink how and where they […]

Lessons Learned: Developing For Tizen TV

The New Operating System With so many smart TV platforms having poor navigation and complicated UI, many users turn to Apple and Roku for a more user-friendly experience. Samsung’s Tizen is a new, flexible operating system developed by a community of developers, under an open source governance. How is this operating system different from all […]

Daydream and VR: Why The Industry is Growing Faster Than Expected

  There’s been a lot of conversation about what’s to come for virtual reality. Daydream was showcased at the 2016 Google I/O conference just last month, suggesting that VR might become more widely accessible to consumers sooner than many expected. With basic (Google Cardboard), high-end (Oculus Rift, HTC Vive), and soon middle-market (Daydream-enabled devices) options […]

The “Cord-Nevers”: How Millennials Are Driving The Mobile Video Revolution

  “For content owners, the reality is that your audience is slowly moving away from you, evolving into one that demands your best content anywhere, on any device, and at any time” – Ooyala Global Video Index Q4 2015   While cord-cutter has been a common industry term ever since people started moving away from […]

Using Video Metrics To Drive Product Evolution: QoS Metrics

  This is the third and final post in our Video Metrics Series   In the previous two posts in our Video Metrics Series, we discussed that there are three distinct but interrelated categories of video playback metrics that are important to track: Content/Business Objective Metrics QoE (Quality of Experience) Metrics QoS (Quality of Service) […]

Using Video Metrics to Drive Product Evolution: Quality of Experience Metrics

  This is the second post of our three-part Video Metrics Series.       In our previous post of this series, we discussed that video playback metrics can be divided into three distinct but related categories:   Content/Business Objective Metrics QoE (Quality of Experience) Metrics QoS (Quality of Service) Metrics   Part one of […]