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Season’s Greetings from all at Viaccess-Orca
From the introduction of our innovative cloud-based TVaaS (TV Everywhere as a Service) solution, to a world's first live sporting event broadcast in VR, to new horizons and possibilities in data analytics, in 2016 we gave our customers the very latest tools to ensure their continuing success. In 2017 we are planning even more, and as we approach the New Year with new partnerships, new technologies, pioneering advances and more in place, we look forward to working closely with you to take your businesses to the next level. First though, our VO Owl kicks off the holiday season in our seasonal video message. Click to play
Does Big Data Really Mean Big Rewards?
Anyone who came across Big Data for the first time at industry conferences a few years ago will find many of the concepts the same but the implementations — and the implications— significantly advanced. Our IBC2016 Panel Discussion examined the key issues regarding the introduction of Big Data in the broadcast industry and the opportunities for monetisation it represents. Read more
“Sport is Now Less Important”: Is Sport’s Dominance of TV Coming to an End?
An influential recent survey indicating that interest in sport is declining amongst the young Millennials has sent shockwaves through the industry, but even so the quote in the title is surprising when you realise it comes from Sky’s Group CEO, Jeremy Darroch. Is this the end of the sporting era? Read more
Hot TV News: European privacy laws a Big Threat to Big Data; TV still top for in-home streaming; Multiple technologies needed for Gigabit Society?
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation laws are due in 18 months and will shake up privacy around the globe; Connected TV use is on the rise; and Europe looks to establish the Gigabit Society within a decade. Read more
CES 2017, Las Vegas, January 5 - 8
Come and see Viaccess-Orca's transformative VR experience and market-leading secure content protection at one of the most dynamic shows on the calendar. Learn more
MWC 2017, Barcelona, February 27 - March 2
This year at Mobile World Congress, Viaccess-Orca will showcase its latest solutions in content security, data analytics and immersive video experiences that help shape a smarter and safer digital life. Learn more
Pay-TV in 2017: What to watch for in the next year
"Viaccess Orca CEO Paul Molinier looks at what's coming up in cloud, mobile, VR and data analytics for the Pay TV market." Read more
Viaccess-Orca demonstrates VR monetisation using eyeball-tracking
"The VR experience proved to be a highly effective one – almost literally ‘immersive’ in this case – but as Chem Assayag, Viaccess-Orca’s EVP of Marketing and Sales, pointed out, “The main thing that is new that we are showing is that we tie that to an advertising approach, which is how can you collate information from the experience to provide useful information to advertisers.” Read more
According to Parks Associates, OTT users watch OTT services on their TV screens between 17-20 days per month, much more than on platforms such as a PC, smartphone, or tablet. Read more
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