In 2015, the digital revolution took the M&E sector by storm and 2016 is going to be no different. CIOs of leading organizations say digitization is going to help the sector break new ground this year.
A young audience, increasing ad revenue, and digitization will continue to drive growth for the media and entertainment industry in 2016.
The M&E sector has realized that it’s time to follow the money. That’s why it's trailing customers on social media and mobiles, and leveraging the cloud and analytics to get closer to customers.
Gaurav Gandhi, COO, Viacom18 Digital Ventures, highlights how media businesses should focus on evolving in the digital era and why analytics happen to be a goldmine for media houses.
"We constantly provide content that is international and is in sync with the international markets. As an OTT platform we need to be future forward," said Manoj Padmanabhan, Executive VP & Business Head, DITTO TV, Zee Network.
Comcast readies Roku and Samsung TV apps as it tries to prevent a truly open cable box market.
HTC 10 users can send music to AirPlay speakers and Apple TV with little more than a swipe.
Apple Music has 15 million listeners, Apple's CEO says, and the Apple TV is available to order Oct. 26.
Apple has acquired a company called Emotient, which can interpret people's emotions as they watch videos. But such a system may be mostly useless.
I love team-ups. Whether it be the Avengers or Ed Exley and Bud White, there's nothing I enjoy more than that moment where a couple of at-odds, would-be heroes put aside their differences and instead work together towards a common goal.
Virtual reality apps are going to be the next big trend in 2016. Here are few of the fascinating ones.
The FIFA 2014 World Cup is as much about the adrenaline and the glory of winning as it is about technology this year. New high-tech innovations are not only assisting decision-makers but also enhancing the football fans' delight.