Sony becomes first TV manufacturer to offer YouView

Sony is set to become the first TV manufacturer to offer the YouView connected TV service via an integrated TV set, with the launch of the service on Sony Bravia 2015 TVs scheduled for November 4. The YouView service will go live on the current generation of Android-based Sony Bravia TVs via an automatic update, providing users with access to services including BBC iPlayer, All 4, ITV Player and Demand 5. John Anderson, Sony UK and Ireland […]

Sky boosts on-demand offer with new Disney deal

Sky boosts on-demand offer with new Disney deal   Sky has agreed a new multi-year deal with Disney UK and Ireland that will let viewers watch more Disney series than are currently available through catch up TV and on-demand. Through the deal, viewers will be able to watch more Disney Channels content on-demand, and will also be able to access ABC Studios drama and comedy series such as Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy and Scrubs via ABC Studios on demand through Sky Box […]

When Crowdsourcing Becomes Art

Virtual Choir 2.0: “”Sleep 2052 videos featuring 1999 singers from 58 countries Featuring Eric’s composition ‘Sleep’, Virtual Choir 2 was released in April 2011 and was met with a staggering response, incorporating 2052 videos from 58 countries and from all walks of life, including 9 year old to senior citizens. The official launch took place at Paley Center for Media in New York. The event was webcast worldwide on WQXR and posted on YouTube that evening. Working […]

Wipster: collaborate with video customers

A few days ago we talked about Sony Cirious, the cross-platform cloud media service dedicated to professional operators. So, what about the customer relationship and collaboration? Wipster has the solution: the new multimedia web-based platform which allows to share, collaborate with your customers and partners, and comment your video drafts. The most important function of Wipster is the opportunity to comment your video production with a single-frame accuracy and compare two versions of the same video, allowing […]