New Business Models by Connected TV and Smart TV

A comprehensive publication about the media convergence of television and the internet and resulting new business models has been published by the OECD. The study comprises the whole ecosystem and value added chain including content providers, network and hardware manufacturers and other participating parties. The study can be downloaded by the following link for free: ...

Online Video gets a set of Metadata

Today the W3C within its newsletter announced a recommendation to tag online media with a set of metadata. The recommendation is called Ontology for Media Resources 1.0 and is something like a milestone to the online media world. The set of metadata enables to tag online media like video to be indexed by other services ...

W3C Report on Internet / TV Convergence

The W3C has published an executive summary about the Second W3C Web and TV Workshop organized by the Web and TV Interest Group, which discusses the smarter integration of Web and TV. Summary of the Second W3C Web and TV Workshop FOLDEN.INFO Directory Sources: Television Convergence

Internet connected Television becomes hot 2

The latest CES has had a great coverage on the web by internet connected television being a most hot topic. This, which in expert terms is described by media convergence especially between internet and television, is the most hot upcoming internet trend beside the mobile internet. This is going along with other home entertainment trends ...

Open IPTV Forum has published first Standards

The Open IPTV Forum, an industry initiative on standardization of IP based television, has published a first bundle of standards. These standards will enable the interoperability between various technologies and interactive tv applications. The press release with further information about the standards is available by the following link. Way now open for Widespread Use of ...