Posts Tagged ‘ the future of television ’

Apple Is Going To Wreak Havoc On The TV Industry

Feb 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Dave Winer posted some interesting thoughts at Scripting.com today on the current state of television: I read this piece on TechCrunch last week, in which a Samsung product manager says this about Apple and their TV. “TVs are ultimately about picture quality.” Okay. That marks Samsung as one of the pigs in an Angry Birds […]



Why The Internet Is Not Disrupting TV

Oct 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV

Mark Cuban shares some interesting thoughts at his blog on why the Internet is not disrupting TV: If my memory serves me right, the common thread among industries (disrupted by the Internet) is that they all sold their products ala carte. Music – By the CD Newspapers – Single Newspaper (Dallas Morning News) sold by […]



One Out Of Three Dumping Live TV For Internet TV, Time-Shifted Video

Oct 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Media Research firm Say Media reports that one out of three people in the US has given up watching live TV for Internet TV and time-shifted video. Consumers are spending less time with live television and more time with online content as well as time-and-device-shifted premium video content. This group is young, educated and affluent […]



The Other Shoe Drops For Radio & Cable

Oct 9th, 2010 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Research

It looks like the other shoe has dropped for old media. New research shows that people are abandoning old media by the millions for Internet media. And if they aren’t abandoning it, they are cutting way back on the time the spend with it.



Can Google Succeed Where Apple Has Failed?

Oct 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players

Google today offered an update on Google TV – its new Internet television platform. And while Apple has been content to keep Apple TV as a “hobby”, Google is intent on making its Internet TV receiver a business. Today they announced multiple content partners for Google TV: Turner Broadcasting has been optimizing some of their […]



70% Now Watching Online Video; 22% Now Want Internet-Ready TVs

Aug 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Nielsen has released a new report on video and the Internet, based on input from people in 55 countries, and has found that most people, around the world, are now watching online video. Furthermore, interest in Internet-ready TVs is now at 20%. “The research reveals how connected consumers all over the world are expanding their […]



How Google TV Works

Jun 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Vlogs

Google today published this YouTube video that explains “What is Google TV?” It doesn’t offer new info, but the video does help position the Google TV solution. With Google TV, it looks like Google is trying to fork the Web, like the Apple iPad forks the Web – creating a new platform for Interacting with […]



Internet Video To Surpass Broadcast Video Within 10 Years

May 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: General

Internet video – content stored and distributed over an IP architecture — will eclipse the consumption of broadcast TV by 2020, according to research from The Diffusion Group (TDG). According to TDG data, while the amount of time spent viewing TV has remained relatively stable, the amount of time consumers spent watching online video increased […]



WTF? Nielsen Says People Spend More Time Watching TV Than Working

Mar 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Commentary, Internet TV, Video

Many Americans spend more time watching TV than they do working, according to The Nielsen Company. According to Nielsen, Americans are watching more and more television -  seven hours a day or more. Other highlights of Nielsen’s research: Online video consumption is up 16% from last year; 44% of all online video is being viewed […]



Vaporware Rumor Would Turn Apple TV Into Cable Box

Nov 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

MediaMemo reports today that Apple is allegedly talking to the TV networks to round up support fr a monthly subscription service that would deliver TV programs via iTunes: Apple (AAPL) isn’t tying the proposed service to a specific piece of hardware, like its underwhelming Apple TV box or its long-rumored tablet/slate device. Instead, the company […]