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 prove to be ubiquitous key business influencers as we head into the...

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 in the next few years. The eight predictions, compiled by a panel of...

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 making decisions based on a finite number of options in front of us.

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 watching television while simultaneously fiddling with smartphones,...

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 others who watched X also watched Y, we’ll show you Y". After nearly a...

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 particular technology, product or service, and greatly assists in bringing...

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, today television has broken free of the traditional family TV set. No...

Piksel’s Live Streaming Services Bring a Global Audience “Together” for TEDxPeachtree 2016

 

Improved Metadata Pleases Your Customers and Increases Your Service’s Value

Over the past eight weeks we’ve looked extensively at the differing components of Piksel’s Fuse Metadata product – matching and enrichment, which comprise the Manager module, and augmentation, which makes up the Creator module. Looking at both...