BT Sport gets into Hype Mode for new Premier League season
New feature includes enhanced graphics around key plays, players and shot speeds
Discovery: More than 372 million viewers across Europe watched Tokyo 2020
Discovery presented Tokyo 2020 in 50 markets in Europe featuring 11 national productions and coverage in 19 languages
SeaChange enables enhanced data analytics with AWS
SeaChange will leverage AWS artificial intelligence and machine learning (ML) services to gain a deeper understanding of end-user engagement
Ofcom: Netflix more popular with UK viewers than pay-TV
Broadcast TV’s share of all adults’ total viewing dropped from 67 per cent in 2019 to 61 per cent
Discovery reports three-quarters of a billion streaming minutes during first week of Tokyo 2020
The broadcaster has also reported increases in linear viewing, particularly in the Nordic markets
Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony ‘first mainstream 8K rip on pirate sites’
File, which includes 8K HLG and 22.2 surround sound, appears to have been taken from Japanese broadcaster NHK
Ofcom launches full assessment into BBC Three’s linear return
The assessment now has six months in which to conduct a BCA into the proposed television channel before issuing both a proposed and final...
How the BBC produced Euro 2020 in UHD HDR for iPlayer
For BBC One HD, the feed was downscaled to 1080i25
Harmonic implements public cloud support for Dolby Vision live content delivery
According to Harmonic, implementing Dolby Vision within its VOS and XOS solutions provides operators with the ability to deliver UHD HDR services with a...
Akamai: Euro 2020 final streaming five-times higher than in 2016
Average peak traffic for all 51 tournament matches was 17.5 Tbps, which Akamai said is more than four times higher than the 4.1 Tbps...
Belgium’s RTBF OTT platform served over 12 million personalised ads during Euro 2020
Smart AdServer's adtech solution for live OTT ad break management and ad-decisioning enabled the broadcaster display personalised ads to more than 100,000 viewers, in...
Euro 2020 final scores biggest UK TV audience since 1997
Ratings peaked at almost 31 millions as England's men's team missed out on their first major trophy since 1966
ITV becomes first UK broadcaster to launch shoppable TV
AI technology identifies and tags featured products during programmes and notifies viewers that products on-screen are available
Tokyo 2020 to employ 5G, UHD and AR to enhance the viewing experience
Tokyo 2020 is working with NHK and the Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association, as well as Intel Corporation, NTT and NTT DOCOMO
AI and an augmented reality Andy Murray keep fans connected to Wimbledon
Tournament is again working with IBM Watson on creating personalised highlights
AWS Elemental MediaLive converts image-based subtitles for mobile playback
Previously, web and mobile video players have not been able to handle image-based subtitles
Why balancing digital opportunities is vital to broadcaster survival
As online consumption grows and targeted ads become more important, Smart AdServer chief strategy officer Romain Job says going hybrid is paramount to future-proof...
Watching one hour of online video is equivalent to boiling an electric kettle three times
The carbon footprint of watching online video on a 50-inch TV is roughly 4.5 times more than watching on a laptop, and 90 times...
Sky, Channel 4 and ITV’s new advertising metric takes CFlight
New post-campaign online evaluation tool uses combined linear TV and broadcaster VoD (BVoD) data to show media buyers how popular their campaigns have been
Apple’s FaceTime update will let audiences watch together
Apple has already partnered with Disney Plus, HBO Max and more on the technology
Broadcasters look to score with Ultra HD during Euro 2020
Euro 2020 kicks off later this week
BARB to significantly increase audience reporting sample
Organisation's audience panel is set to undergo its biggest expansion in 40 years
Eurovision Song Contest breaks viewing records across Europe
This year's Grand Final saw a 99.9 per cent viewing share in Iceland
BT Sport adds its Timeline feature to the big screen experience
The feature lets viewers watch key events in the match, including goals, yellow and red cards, and substitutions
NHK to showcase latest broadcast tech in online event
Event will discuss a number of research projects including high-definition light-field reproduction 3D imaging systems, advanced terrestrial broadcasting technology, and a companion robot that...
Extreme E races off with 18.7 million global audience for inaugural X Prix
New motorsport series proved to be a hit with viewers around the world