Posts Categorized: Social TV

Petcube Scoops Up $2.6 Million So You Can Entertain Your Pet From Anywhere

February 10, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Audio, Broadcast, Community, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Interaction, Live Stream, Products, Social TV, Technology, Video, Virtual Reality, Voice Control, WiFi

PetCube allows virtual owner/pet interaction with their “built in, app controlled laser toy” to entertain the pet while away.  The $199 pet monitoring system comes equipped with a built in microphone and 720 HD video capabilities in order to entertain and talk to the animal in real time.  Consumers can find PetCube through PetCube, Amazon,… Read more »

Live Virtual Reality Streams in the Works at Youtube

February 8, 2016   |   filed under Apps, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Documentary, Filmmaking, Live Stream, Mashable, New Media, Social Media, Social TV, Video, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, YouTube

YouTube may already offer immersive 360-degree imagery and video (directly on the site and via Cardboard), but adding a live, 360-degree feature would immediately take things to an entirely new level. Most popularly through Google’s virtual tours, Youtube has been partnering with other providers such as the BBC to bring everything from underwater dogs in slow… Read more »

Connecting Livestream Stars with Brands

February 5, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Apps, Branding, Broadcast, Cellphone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Filmmaking, Instagram, Interaction, Live Stream, New Media, Participation, periscope, periscope, Products, Reviews, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Streaming, Technology, Television, Video, Vine

  A newcomer to the startup scene, Applause, is making waves as a marketing connector in live video and media content. Brands need influencers to help with promotion and Applause steps in to make the process easier for everyone. Particularly focusing on Twitter’s Periscope app, CEO’s such as Jon Jacques have become quite familiar with the platforms capabilities…. Read more »

This Just In…Turntables Are Back..

January 6, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Cellphone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Equipment, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Music, New Media, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Shopping, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video

This just in…turntables are making a comeback…and with a vengeance. For more than a few years, vinyl, has been steadily increasing in sales causing throwback turntables to re-emerge into the marketplace as modern audiophile models.  Although with most equipment the look is still somewhat the same, the DJ era has certainly not only re-vitalized a new… Read more »

Activision Buys Major League Gaming to Broaden Role in E-Sports

January 5, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Comedy, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Ebooks, Education, Equipment, Facebook, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Google, Hacking, History, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Journalist, Live Stream, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, New York City, Panel, Panorama, Participation, periscope, Photography, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Russia, Science, Search, Second Screen, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Sports, Start-Ups, Streaming, Technology, Telephone, Television, Transportation, Tumblr, Twitter, UFO, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Vine, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Voice Control, WiFi, World Record, YouTube

  “I have a simple vision for this,” Mr. Kotick said in a phone interview. “I want to build the ESPN of video games.” Nick Wingfield, a writer from The New York Times reported that Activision Blizzard, the publisher of Call of Duty and other hit video game franchises, has acquired the assets of Major League… Read more »

CES: Tech’s Annual Conference Starts in 48 Hours..

January 4, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Education, Equipment, Fashion, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Google, Hacking, History, Hologram, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Journalist, Large Scale Art Installations, LG, Live Stream, Mashable, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panel, Panorama, Participation, periscope, periscope, Photography, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Shopping, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Sports, Start-Ups, Streaming, Streamy Awards 2014, Technology, Telephone, Television, Transportation, Twitter, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Wall Street Journal, WiFi

CES 2016 which predict the trends in consumer technology for the year ahead (and sometimes, for two years ahead) begins in just two short days. Although many products announced at CES never make it farther than the show floor, ideas such as virtual reality, high-resolution television, and autonomous vehicles all receive major pushes at CES…. Read more »

WORLD’S FIRST” ARTIFICIALLY INTELLIGENT AD IS A TEST OF AUTOMATED CREATIVITY

December 28, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Equipment, Facebook, Fashion, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gigapixel, Large Scale Art Installations, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panorama, Participation, Photography, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Start-Ups, Streaming, Technology, Transportation, Uncategorized, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, WiFi

M&C Saatchi has developed an outdoor campaign which “evolves” unique ads based on its audience’s reactions, which makes it the world’s first artificial intelligence poster campaign.  The company is experimenting with advertising by algorithm.  The project, now underway, launched with around 1,000 different images and other variable creative components served randomly to passers-by before the self-selection… Read more »

Littlstar launches virtual reality app into the Apple TV app store

December 24, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Equipment, Filmmaking, Game, Google, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Journalist, Live Stream, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panorama, Participation, periscope, Products, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Technology, Television, Tumblr, Twitter, Uncategorized, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, WiFi, YouTube

Talking New Media quoted that virtual reality company, Littlstar the premier global network dedicated to virtual reality and 360 video, today announced the launch of its Apple TV app, free for iOS and the Apple TV.  The app, which is the first to bring immersive content to the new Apple TV platform, gives users access to a wide range… Read more »

Participatory Video at Social TV Summit 2014

July 14, 2014   |   filed under Collaboration, New Media, Second Screen, Social TV, Technology

Participatory Video has become the hub for participant media bringing you the latest in technology, social change, trends, and innovation within the new multi-media world of video.  As friends of the 9th Social TV Summit and Awards taking place Wednesday, July 16th at the Bel-Air Country Club in Los Angeles, we would like to extend a discounted opportunity to… Read more »

More Than Half of Millennials Use Tablets with TV

July 7, 2014   |   filed under Participation, Second Screen, Social Media, Social TV, Television

Young adults, teens, even toddlers have grown up using tablets to watch videos, play games, and surf the web.  A new study by the NPD Group has found that 56% of these young viewers ages 18-34 are on their tablets while watching TV.  The most popular second screen activity was reported to be using social media apps related to… Read more »