"The Future of the Living Room" at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014

[itvt] is pleased to present a video recording of the TVOT 2014 session, "The Future of the Living Room" The session was described in the show brochure as follows:

"Despite the increasing popularity of TV Everywhere and other mobile-TV services, the big screen in the living room continues to be the center of most people's TV-viewing experience. This session will identify the most important new technologies and applications that are emerging to enhance the living room-based viewing experience, and will explore how these innovations will alter our conception of television going forward.

Panelists will discuss such topics as the latest developments in smart-TV applications and app store models; new services that relate the television set in the living room to the Internet of Things; new services that use automatic content recognition (ACR) technology to create experiences that meld the first and the second screen; new forms of programming and advertising content that take advantage of the incorporation of intelligence into TV sets; natural user interfaces, intelligent remote controls and other new technologies that enhance viewers' ability to navigate and control their TV experience; and the ways in which the emergence of Ultra High Definition television is likely to impact the TV user interface." Panelists included:

  • Sean Besser, Head of Platform, Peel
  • Brian Fife, Head of Business Development for Dragon TV, Nuance
  • Hilary Perchard, VP of Business Development, Sky
  • David Preisman, VP of Interactive TV, Showtime Networks
  • Anne-Marie Roussel, Co-Founder, SeeSpace (Moderator)
  • Ty Ahmad-Taylor, Head of Smart TV Services, Samsung

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