PBS and Samsung are putting finishing touches on a pair of apps that will make it easy for owners of Samsung smart TVs to stream national and local PBS shows. Samsung apps for PBS Video and PBS Kids, both co-branded with local stations and enabling viewer donations, will be released in Samsung’s Smart Hub app store within the next two months.
Complexities are shifting when it comes to building a streaming service, and user experience (UX) and latency — especially when it involves live content — are moving to the front of media technologists’ priorities.
U.S. TV broadcasters have been flying drones with FAA permission since August 2016. By the end of 2017, 45% of U.S. TV stations already owned drones, and another 9% were planning to buy them, according to RTNDA Executive Director Dan Shelley.
Sony Corp. shares climbed more than 9% on Tuesday after a Reuters report saying Third Point LLC was again raising its stake in the Japanese conglomerate stoked speculation that fund owner Daniel Loeb was preparing to agitate for more change.