multimedia News of 10/14/19
How Bongo, The ‘Netflix Of Bangladesh’, Won The Local Video Streaming Market With Just $10m
Thousands of miles away from the U.S., where technology giants, cable networks, and studios are locked in an intense multi-billion dollar battle to court users to their video streaming services, a startup in Bangladesh has already won the local ...
Microsoft Launches Its AI Presentation Coach For PowerPoint
A few months ago, Microsoft announced that PowerPoint would soon get an AI-powered presentation coach that could help you prepare for that important next presentation by giving you immediate feedback. Today, the company is launching this new ...
MIT Built A Better Way To Deliver High-Quality Video Streams To Multiple Devices At Once
Image via Getty Images / aurielaki Depending on your connection and the size of your household, video streaming can get downright post-apocalyptic – bandwidth is the key resource, and everyone is fighting to get the most and avoid a nasty, ...
Three Great Opportunities For Startups In The Entertainment Space
Arvin Patel Contributor Share on Twitter Arvin Patel is the chief intellectual product officer at TiVo and an executive vice president at the company. With over-the-top (OTT) changing the way ...
YouTube Lands On Fire TV And Amazon Prime Video Arrives On Chromecast, Android TV
It’s nice when people can come together and work through their differences to make it easier to watch stuff. That’s exactly what happened today, when the long-standing detente between Google and Amazon over streaming video services came ...
Microsoft PowerPoint Gets An AI Presentation Coach
Love it or hate it, Microsoft’s PowerPoint is a ubiquitous tool in the corporate world. Over the course of the last few years, Microsoft started to bring some of its AI smarts to PowerPoint to help you design good-looking slides. Today, ...
Get Ready For A New Era Of Personalized Entertainment
Jarno M. Koponen Contributor Jarno M. Koponen is working on intelligent systems and human-centered personalization. He currently is product lead at Yle, one of the leading media houses in the Nordics. More posts by this ...
Media Fragmentation Is Annoying Consumers
Deloitte’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications division published its 13th-annual Digital Media Trends survey , focused on identifying changes in the ways US consumers engage with various types of media. Led by an independent ...
China’S Authorities Propose To Keep Minors Out Of Live Streaming
China is getting serious about the way live streaming videos affect tens of millions of youngsters, so much so a top authority has proposed to tighten restrictions on underage use. According to a report from the China Youth Daily, the Communist ...
Roku On Track For $1 Billion In Revenue In 2019
Roku plans to be a billion-dollar company in 2019, the company said on Thursday as part of its announcement of strong earnings. The company beat analyst estimates and reported strong growth in active users and streaming hours with earnings of $0.05 ...