Video search engine blinkx is launching “blinkx Remote” today, the new service combines content from UK broadcasters the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, making it as easy to find the show you want as it is to flick between channels on a TV.
blinkx Remote provides users with a way to find their favourite TV shows from any network or provider with online content, including the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Five and more.
“The online video landscape has changed dramatically over the past year – what was once the domain of short-form, user-generated material, has become the realm of premium television,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO of blinkx. Continue reading →
Apple’s seeming ‘hobby’ the Apple TV may be on the edge of a market explosion, reading between the lines of the latest InStat report.
The report looks at the global digital set top box market, which the analysts expect to see hit a growth spike as digital television services explode.
InStat reckons the digital set top box market has been one of the fastest growing market segments in the CE business over the past decade, and 2007 was no exception, the analyst firm explained. Continue reading →