Multiscreen Views
IBC Reflections
The pace of industry consolidation as well as our industry’s move towards IP were never more evident than at last month’s IBC Show in Amsterdam.
Forward Thinker
C-SPAN Pay Wall Spotlights Multiplatform Challenge
It’s All Just ‘Television,’ Or Is It?
What Tom Said: Hatching the UHD Egg
Ready for YouTube’s Networks
CableCARD: Acknowledge the Inevitable
McAdams On: Ferguson Unraveling
A Look Back at Broadcast Engineering Magazine
McAdams On: Comcast’s Growing Pains
Rounds’ Social TV Relies on Online Streams
True Dedication
Transitioning Broadcast Automation
Recording Pretty Pictures From Above
McAdams On: LPTVs
McAdams On: Aereo’s Hail Mary
 
Sep 24, 2014 / 01:00 PM
C-SPAN Pay Wall Spotlights Multiplatform Challenge
C-SPAN’s decision to put its three networks’ core daily telecasts behind an “authentication” pay wall called attention to an increasingly complex challenge: how to familiarize viewers with their multiple options to watch the same programming.
Aug 19, 2014 / 12:00 PM
Ready for YouTube’s Networks
How often does an 18,000-attendee trade convention deal with “chaperone and parent” issues or offer free badges for “ages 8 and younger?”
Aug 05, 2014 / 02:36 AM
Rounds’ Social TV Relies on Online Streams
Rounds Live, a new social media service, is the latest venture that seeks to enable viewers to gab along with TV shows or... “turn any website into a live video chat party."
Apr 30, 2014 / 02:00 PM
Deluxe Melds Metatags and Multiplatform
During post-production, Deluxe Entertainment puts a metatag on every scene when a character drinks a beverage, drives a car or puts on a pair of shoes.
Apr 14, 2014 / 05:00 AM
Social TV: Hot or Not? Still a Work in Progress
It’s not so much that “Videocracy’s” producers can make a TV series “ripped from social media” (as they say) but rather that an entire network can be built as “the first TV home for the social media generation.”
Feb 26, 2014 / 08:03PM
The Making of ‘Network’
“Mad As Hell: The Making of ‘Network’ and the Fateful Vision of the Angriest Man in Movies,” a book that explores the production of an outlandish film about the TV industry, was just published. The film remains a classic examination of how broadcasting works.
Feb 06, 2014 / 02:50 PM
News for Today’s Mobile Social Media Viewers
Talk about short-attention-span TV! The BBC has been testing 15-second video “newscasts” beamed to tablets and smartphones.
Feb 03, 2014 / 02:00 PM
‘Casting Wars’ Augur Next Airwaves/Attention Battle
Tom Morgan, founder and CEO of Net- 2TV, the developer and operator of Portico streaming video services, sees an opportunity for his company’s TV-like content package via a new array of wireless broadband channels being packaged for Verizon Wireless, AT&T Wireless and possibly other mobile and wireline carriers.
Jan 08, 2014 / 02:00 PM
More Ad Spending Heads To Second Screens
While dozens of recent studies and forecasts tout the growing significance of second-screen viewing, a new white paper from Nielsen and the Association of National Advertisers gets quickly to the lifeblood of the television business: advertising revenue.
Nov 22, 2013 / 12:00 PM
Squash Anyone? Pick Your Platform
If you missed the U.S. Open Squash Championship tournament in Philadelphia last month on “Squash TV,” the Professional Squash Association’s global real-time, paid, video-streaming service, you could see it on ESPN3.com provided you’re an authenticated ESPN subscriber.
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