Rogers Communications (NYSE:RCI) unveiled a Recommendation App for its NextBox PVR. The new recommendation tool is designed to provide personalized live, rental, on-demand and previously recorded program recommendations on the TV screen. The Recommendation App is part of the NextBox … Continue reading
Portuguese operator ZON Multimedia has gone live with the ThinkAnalytics Recommendations Engine for its IRIS pay TV platform. ThinkAnalytics’ Recommendations Engine is integrated with the Cisco Snowflake user interface. ZON’s IRIS subscribers now have recommendations as part of the set-top … Continue reading
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarded TiVo (NASDAQ:TIVO) the 2012-2013 Emmy Award for Technical and Engineering Achievement for Personalized Recommendation Engines for Video Discovery. The award is TiVo’s fourth Emmy since it was founded in 1997.
The old movie adage, “If you build it, they will come,” has a twist in the competitive 21st century world of cable video. An operator could have the most advanced network and a massive content library, but if consumers can’t … Continue reading
Personalized TV companion application provider zeebox has selected Digitalsmiths‘ Seamless Discovery product to power elements of video discovery across all of zeebox’s supported platforms. Launched this week, the zeebox “Recommended For You” feature is designed to deliver personalized recommendations based on individual … Continue reading
Jinni has announced the release of “Watch together,” a social discovery feature to recommend content that suits the tastes of more than one viewer. The feature is part of the latest Jinni discovery engine API, and is now available. Based … Continue reading
At the Cable Show 2013, ThinkAnalytics will demonstrate the latest in its personalized content Recommendations Engine and share market data from successful deployments. The platform is available as a cloud-based, on-premises or hosted solution. At the Observatory, ThinkAnalytics’ Recommendations Engine … Continue reading
ThinkAnalytics says recent customer signings have increased its customer base to more than 40 operators and 100 million licensed subscribers. The company also says it closed out 2012 by doubling its revenue and profits over the previous year.
ThinkAnalytics says it is the first recommendations engine to license the reference design kit (RDK) software stack from Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA). The RDK is a pre-integrated software bundle to create a common framework for powering tru2way, IP or hybrid set-top boxes … Continue reading
Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) has expanded its relationship with Digitalsmiths to integrate the vendor’s Seamless Discovery technology into TWC’s search and recommendations functionality. Digitalsmiths offers individualized search and recommendations and incorporates dozens of data sources. Additional data sets will be … Continue reading
ThinkAnalytics has been selected by Alticast as a recommendations engine partner. Alticast will integrate ThinkAnalytics’ recommendation engine into its Windmill ecosystem for personalized, multiplatform recommendations and navigation.
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
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is rolling out its X1 video service in more markets, particularly west of the Mississippi. It was first trialed X1 in Augusta, GA, then introduced in Boston, Atlanta and Chattanooga, TN. The western deployments are starting mainly in … Continue reading