WRAL used the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang to showcase the capabilities of Next Gen TV. This Innovation Story epitomizes the power of the new standard, with 4k content, multi-platform delivery and interactive features. This is the future of TV. In this story, Pete Socket from CBC and Bill Davis from CBC New Media [...]
"Within five years, voice will be ubiquitous,” says Steven Radley, SVP Product Innovation at iHeartRadio. In this Innovation Story, Radley explains how the iHeartRadio app has expanded to smart speaker platforms like Alexa and Google Home.
Jim DeChant, the VP of Technology at News-Press Gazette talks about the benefits of Next Gen TV, and the ways that NPG are planning to implement the standard.
Developed by Emmis, the NextRadio app allows mobile consumers to listen to live, local FM radio on FM-enabled smartphones. Users also receive supporting information like album art, program information and metadata over the internet. Backed by radio industry leaders, and with support from the National Association of Broadcasters, NextRadio is noted for giving [...]
CBS flagship WCBS-TV New York has been maximizing the use of drones in news-gathering since launching its fleet of five of them in September 2016. The drones, branded “Drone Force 2,” allow the station’s news operation to capture low-altitude footage, providing views and details that can’t be shot from the station’s choppers. The [...]
Based at the Hearst Tower in New York, HearstLab is a greenhouse for nurturing women-led startups in their early stages. With a focus on startups offering innovations in media, business information and technology, HearstLab invests financially in the companies, as well as provides assistance in building teams and refining products. While in residence, [...]
Bonneville’s KSL Newsradio in Salt Lake City has defied the longstanding definition of traditional news radio by expanding into video. KSL broadcasts “radio you can see” live from its studio, which is equipped with five cameras, from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. The effort reaps a total of 55 different podcasts, available [...]
Tegna owned KING 5 produced the first virtual reality mini doc in local news. The story, Under the Bridge, focused on Tina, a homeless woman who makes her home in an unsanctioned homeless encampment in Seattle known as "The Jungle." https://www.facebook.com/KING5News/videos/10154318990251476/ Under the Bridge, a 360 mini-doc created by KING 5's Matt Mrozinski and [...]