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,...

Create the Metadata your Content Needs

Quick, think of your favorite movie. I bet what jumped into your head was not the name of the studio, the release year or even the director of the film. Instead, you probably envisioned your favorite character saying or doing something that...

How to Make Your Metadata Clean, Refined and Useful

With the wealth of content now available to users, the online video industry has reached a state where sometimes even knowing the name of the title you’re looking for returns unspecific results. A title like “Her” can match to 15 TV and movies in...

‘The Wisdom of Crowds’ – The Benefits of Enriching Metadata

In his 2005 book, The Wisdom of Crowds James Surowiecki argued that the aggregation of information in groups could result in decisions that are often better than could have been made by any single member of the group. Twelve years later, this...

Piksel’s Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning for Video Gets Smarter with Lingospot Acquisition

Earlier today we announced that we had acquired Lingospot, a leader in metadata extraction services. We’ve been working with the team at Lingospot for some time and have been impressed with their approach to the creation of enriched metadata.

Video Platform Options for Niche Content: Jazz & Blues TV Selects Piksel Hive

There are many video platform options for niche content owners to expand the reach and return of their video assets, but how do you know which is the right solution for your business?

Explaining the Future of In-Flight Entertainment at IBC 2015

It’s time to kiss those seat back in-flight entertainment systems goodbye. With the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend increasing on the ground, why shouldn’t it in the air as well? Piksel Voyage™ could be an airlines answer to increasing...

From C21 Media: The Video of Things

Predicting the future is a notoriously unreliable business. Just ask Nostradamus. Could anybody 10 years ago have predicted the earth-shattering impact of the iPhone? Would we have seen the erosion of the concept of linear television or the rise...

Channel 4 Launches All 4 Supported by Piksel

When you’re the UK’s leading public broadcaster and already have a successful catch up VOD service, and an innovative second screen experience, what do you do evolve your offering and create a deeper connection with your 11 million registered...

A Match Made in TV Heaven: Made TV to Launch OnView with Piksel

The appetite for consuming online video content in the UK is at an all-time high. With nearly 73% of Britons watching some type of programming online, broadcasters of all sizes are moving quickly to get their on-air content available anywhere,...