Stefan Hadl is tapped to succeed Martin Faubell who will retire next year. Hadl will oversee the Hearst stations’ engineering operations and staffs.
Netflix is testing a pop-out player so subscribers can watch content on the service while continuing to use other applications. The feature lets users pop out a screen that floats on top of other windows and applications. Users can resize the player by clicking and dragging. Right now, the feature doesn’t support subtitles.
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The array of options for over-the-air 3.0 is dizzying. But with roughly 75% of TV households still subscribing to cable, satellite or telco services — and retransmission fees from providing their signals to such pay-TV operators making up a growing portion of broadcasters’ revenue — it’s clear that 3.0 needs to work with cable in order to be a long-term success.
The two will source custom live video within existing workflow. Access to Stringr’s network of more than 90,000 amateur and professional freelance videographers is now available through the TVU Global Grid.