Radio has long been the king of in-car entertainment. In recent years, new audio services have been introduced in automobiles to enhance the driver and passenger experience. The addition of these services means that the once prominent radio dial can be buried behind menu screens in a new user interface. While "radio remains the preferred from of [...]
Register Now 2 - 3 p.m. EDT | February 1, 2017 Hundreds of broadcast websites have implemented the new Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) format for fast-loading mobile content which receives special treatment in Google search. However, AMP optimization is a work in progress for many broadcasters - and others are not yet AMP-enabled. We'll unpack [...]
Over the past few years, we have a seen a shift in the way people access and consume news. After our Social Media and the News panel at NAB Show New York, we caught up with the panelists to discuss the challenges news outlets face, and talk about the ways that broadcasters and [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) today announced two innovation challenges will be conducted over the next two years focused on uncovering broadcast news projects that serve the needs of local communities. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is investing $200,000 to support the challenges as part of the NAB [...]
Next Gen TV was the topic of the day for PILOT at NAB Show New York. The TV2020 Conference kicked off this morning with a presentation by Accenture Strategy's Managing Director, Mike Chapman. During his presentation, Mike outlined 4 key imperatives that broadcasters should focus on for next gen TV: Think Beyond 'Towers & TV' Develop [...]
On Nov. 9 at NAB Show New York our panel discussed how social media predicted the election better than the pollsters and our Innovation Challenge winners spoke at the NAB Education Foundation Innovation Celebration. Innovation Challenge Panel Our Innovation Challenge Winners Robinne Burrell and Trina DasGupta (In Your Shoes), Jordan Sales (History Go) and Chandra Clark (The News Call) took [...]
The PILOT Innovation Challenge sought ideas that would help local radio and TV broadcasters engage their communities with next generation content. History Go, an Augmented Reality app that displays historic images and facts, won second place. Make sure to read about the first and third place winners In Your Shoes and The News Call. History Go. From left to right: [...]
The PILOT Innovation Challenge sought ideas that would help local radio and TV broadcasters engage their communities with next generation content. In Your Shoes, a Virtual Reality series that uses VR to capture unique stories from intimate perspectives, won first place. Make sure to read about the second and third place winners History Go, and The News Call. According to Robinne [...]
We spoke to Paul Brenner of NextRadio about his app that allows users to access radio broadcasts over the air in FM enabled smartphones. Using the FM radio, users are able to cut down on both battery life and data costs when compared to streaming.
We recently caught up with John M. Lawson, the executive director of the AWARN Alliance, to find out what emergency alerting will look like when the next generation TV system, ATSC 3.0, arrives.