All posts by Jeff Hyatt

UHD and Smart TVs on the Rise in Germany (BTN)

A total of around 4 million TV sets were sold in Germany in the first three quarters of 2021, reports industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform wit reference to GfK figures. Of th... More

Technology is Accelerating the Evolution of Entertainment (The Record)

As new forms of media bring profound disruption to the traditional broadcasting landscape, Microsoft’s Simon Crownshaw discusses how the industry is turning to technology and the... More

The ‘Squid Game’ Effect: Non-English Content is Big MIPCOM Trend (THR)

The global success of Netflix's Korean drama 'Squid Game' illustrates the growing strength of non-English-language programming worldwide.... More

It’s Time for eSports to Stop Idolizing Traditional Sports (Future)

Over the past decade, the monetization of eSports has been heavily modeled after traditional sports leagues like the NBA, NFL, and NHL. Within the last few years, however, it has b... More

Netflix Adds More Older Viewers as Younger Audiences Head to the Movies (TV Tech)

For the first time, 24–44-year-olds are now more likely to be Netflix subscribers than those aged 18-24 according to a new survey from Ampere.... More

BritBox UK Announces Xbox Launch (BTN)

BritBox has been made available to Xbox users, the streaming service has confirmed. The BBC-ITV platform can be accessed via the BritBox app, available on the Xbox Microsoft Store,... More

Why the Media Should Care About Crypto (Media Post)

I subscribe to the notion that crypto will usher in a next phase of enormous technological disruption and advancement in society and business that will eclipse what we have seen fr... More

OTT Drives Growth in European Post-Pandemic Operator Revs (RTN)

Research from Dataxis has revealed that despite unchallenged domination in terms of pay-TV revenues among peers, traditional pay-TV operators in Europe have been increasingly pushe... More

SAP, EU TUMO Convergence Center Team Up to Boost Digital Education

SAP and the EU TUMO Convergence Center for Engineering and Applied Science, which helps bridge the gap between higher education and industry in Armenia, said they launched a strate... More

UEFA to Search for New Rights Sales Partner for Champions League (MoS)

The move plans to provide Europe’s top football clubs competing in the UEFA Champions League a larger voice in marketing decision making for the competitions and to limit future ... More

The Role of AI, ML in Improving Digital Performance (ReadWrite)

The ever-improving algorithms and the exponential growth of data are encouraging business leaders and marketers to use AI, in the form of machine learning, natural language process... More

Dolby, MGM Resorts International Launch Dolby Live at Park MGM

Dolby Live is the first performance venue of its kind to feature a fully integrated Dolby Atmos music experience. (more…)... More

Online Services Expanded Reach of Churches During Pandemic (Lifeway Blog)

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, online worship services were a novel concept for many churches. In the almost two years since, however, churches have adapted and reached new people... More

AVT Masterclass, OOONA Partner to Help Media Localisation Industry Overcome the Talent Crunch

AVT Masterclass, a platform providing flexible training options in media localisation, launches October 15th, with OOONA as the cloud tool of choice for the online subtitling and c... More

TCS BaNCS Marketplace Launched to Help Financial Services Companies Accelerate Innovation With Partner Ecosystem

Tata Consultancy Services announced the launch of the enhanced TCS BaNCS Marketplace, an innovation hub for customers to collaborate and adopt cutting-edge partner solutions compat... More

How a Talent Marketplace Can Help with Career Development (SAP Insights)

Employees are constantly on the lookout for the “next best thing,” and with the consumer dynamic, new or better products, jobs, and experiences are just a click away. Today, or... More

Microsoft is Securing the Future of Smart Cities (The Record)

To truly deliver on the promise of smart cities, Microsoft’s Jeremy Goldberg believes governments need to prioritise accessibility and the effective and transparent use of people... More

The Top 4 Things You Missed at Dreamforce 2021

Another Dreamforce is in the books, and although this year’s event looked different than those in the past, it wasn’t lacking the usual entertainment, insight, and community bu... More

We are Not a Dropbox Alternative (LucidLink Blog)

How many minutes a week do you spend syncing and sharing? Uploading and downloading? Retrieving or redoing files after your not-so tech-savvy coworker gets into the shared folder? ... More