Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) has launched a new look for its video user interface. The new design, which is rolling out simultaneously across multiple screens, features multiple cinematic images for each title along with a new description and more personalized detail on … Continue reading
Rovi (NASDAQ:ROVI) announced that its Rovi Video metadata database will supply data for the TV electronic program guide experience, OneGuide, on Microsoft‘s (NASDAQ:MSFT) Xbox One. The launch is a part of a larger initiative that is planned to include the … Continue reading
Cablevision Argentina has launched Rovi‘s (NASDAQ:ROVI) DTA Guide, an interactive program guide (IPG) built for DTAs. The Rovi DTA Guide is available now and rolling out daily to new homes as DTAs are being deployed. Cablevision Argentina, which serves roughly … Continue reading
TMS and ThinkAnalytics have entered into a new agreement, under which TMS will provide its On Entertainment metadata to ThinkAnalytics for use in the ThinkAnalytics Recommendations Engine. ThinkAnalytics will use On Entertainment metadata from TMS for international markets. The first … Continue reading
Cox Communications has announced enhancements to its premium TV product, Cox Advanced TV Plus, with an upgrade to the Trio Program Guide. The enhanced guide is designed to allow customers to receive personal recommendations for up to eight users in … Continue reading
Evolution Digital and Rovi (NASDAQ:ROVI) will be working together to bring Rovi Guides to Evolution’s Universal Digital Transport Adapters (uDTAs). Evolution’s uDTA featuring the Rovi DTA Guide will include 24-hour TV listing data and descriptive program information, parental controls, and … Continue reading
In New York, Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) has introduced an upgraded electronic program guide (EPG) to its TV customers on Staten Island and the Hudson Valley. The new guide is the latest step in an ongoing series of enhancements, including … Continue reading
According to a Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) blog posting, the MSO is in the process of launching upgraded guides for its digital video subs. Upgrades include improved graphics, search, navigation, and remote functionality.
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has licensed ActiveVideo Networks‘ CloudTV H5 platform for an enhanced VOD trial in Chattanooga, TN. The cloud-based user interface provides a way for Xfinity On Demand customers to search and discover VOD content.
Rovi (NASDAQ:ROVI) has launched its Rovi TotalGuide Solution for Pace‘s (LSE:PIC) Dallas HD-DVR set-top box (STB). The implementation on Dallas HD-DVRs will feature additional enhancements to TotalGuide, including further integration of Rovi’s content recommendation and discovery technology.
In the CableNET area at the Cable Show in Boston, Jinni will be running a demonstration of its vision of the next-gen TV guide. Rather than relying on standard metadata, Jinni’s user-centric approach is powered by a semantic taste-and-mood based … Continue reading
The cable industry has a long history with program guides. The challenges gradually grew during the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s as the industry added channels and VOD offerings to the point that presenting a linear scroll of what was … Continue reading
Shaw Communications will be deploying Motorola Mobility‘s DreamGallery operator-branded guide software. Shaw will begin launching DreamGallery on the Motorola DCX3200 HD set-top that supports both MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 service delivery. The launch will be DreamGallery’s first in North America. The … Continue reading