Archives: TV

YouTube wants you to spend more time there

2012/01/09 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Technology, Television, TV.

Just read an interesting article about YouTube in the New Yorker and it makes be comes back to one my favorite subject: Distribution. According to that paper, YouTube is in the process to launch what they call “YouTube Original Channels” and what strikes me is that it is basically the same model that has been used • Read More »

IBC “3D day”

2011/09/12 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Television, TV.

Weather is definitivelly not great this morning in Amsterdam… colder a bit of rain (remnant of Hurricane Katia) so it was better to be in a conference room than outside. And at least the morning session titled “Delivering 3D to the Audience” was one of the most fun so far, nice to kick off “3D • Read More »

A matter of trust

2011/09/09 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Television, TV.

Well, it seems that trust is a popular theme at IBC 2011 today! In a panel called “Personalized Media: Tailoring content, Respecting privacy” the panel seemed to believe that they were different from other organisations where data breaches had happen. This was particularly the case with Gil Whitehead from Channel 4 in the UK who • Read More »

IBC 2011 begins with Social Media in mind

2011/09/09 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Television, TV.

A grey beginning to my IBC 2011 today. When I walked out of the Keynote session (featuring Joanna Shields from Facebook) I had a glimpse at rare sunshine rays in an otherwise grey sky. Unfortunately, there was no such occasional sun rays in the grey keynote session. The discussion about Facebook and television didn’t bring anything new • Read More »

NAB 2011: OLED finally!

2011/04/19 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB, TV.

In professional television one of the most important thing is to be able to know how your product really look. The closest we had to be able to see the picture with a minimum of artifacts was CRTs Monitor. However, for half a decades, professional grade CRTs have basically disappeared and there was nothing to • Read More »

Fear as a marketing tool?

2011/01/11 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB, TV.

If you are a regular of the social media scene, you have surely cam across those campaign that ask you to repost a quote on you Facebook profile. One of my Facebook friend recently posted this: “There’s a site called spokeo.com that’s a new online USA phone book with your personal info:everything from pics you’ve • Read More »

Apple TV: A test in streaming business model

2010/09/01 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Technology, Television, TV.

These days, everyone seems to point as the Internet as the future distribution conduit for television. In fact, this has been the story for a little over 5 years now. While technically, it is feasible, the issue holding everything is the lack of a lucrative business model that can challenge the magnitude of revenue from • Read More »