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Our final entry into this series will look at a prediction that DPP made that is becoming an increasingly difficult issue to get a hold of for broadcasters and MVPDs – the...

The Cloud On The Horizon

One thing that is evident from across the DPP Predictions 2017 report that we’ve been discussing in this blog series, and one thing that is becoming increasingly clear across...

The Re-Re-Invention of Search

In our initial entry into this series last week, we examined how Piksel aims to address the five key “mood music” items cited in DPP’s recent 2017 Predictions report that will...

Looking to the Digital Future

 

The DPP Predictions 2017 report has recently been released, looking towards the end of the decade and the developments on the horizon that will shape the technology landscape...

How AI is taking the difficulty out of content discovery

 

As a species, we’ve always been used to having choices. Whether it’s browsing the shelves of a bookshop or scanning the menu of a restaurant, we’re naturally accustomed to...

The paradox of choice – how can broadcasters keep viewers interested?

The goal for any broadcaster is to keep viewers interested for as long as possible, but this is becoming increasingly difficult. Aside from the fact we’re now accustomed to...

You're only as good as your metadata

Up until today, the typical focus for helping a user find content has been on collaborative filtering recommendation engines — "You watched X so you must like Y", or "Because...

How to Future-Proof your Offering for Emerging Video Standards

One of the most important tasks of any OTT platform is to ensure a smooth user experience anytime, anywhere and across multiple platforms and devices.

The Importance of Standards in OTT

Standardisation is one of the most important steps an industry can take towards mainstream acceptance. It’s one of the key things that drives widespread adoption of a...

Building a solid foundation: the story of transforming online video technology

Unchanged for nearly 40 years, the world of television is being digitized in front of our eyes. Once exclusively worshipped within the hallowed ground of our living rooms,...

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