Content Syndication

SAM and Smart TV – an user survey

In November 2014, TP Vision conducted a 500-person survey across several European countries. The survey, which was focused on TV use and TV-related features, highlighted interesting trends in relation to SAM and these trends are presented here.

Survey Sample

Who did we ask?

The survey respondents were younger, […]

By |April 9th, 2015|Content Syndication, Context Awareness, Mashups & Widgets, Opinion Mining, Second Screen|Comments Off on SAM and Smart TV – an user survey

The Evolution of Digital Media Content Linking

The biggest innovation of World Wide Web was without doubt the linking of hypertext documents that are accessible through Internet and contain a wide range of multimedia types such as text, images and video. Since the initial proposal of WWW from Tim Berners-Lee in 1989 many things have changed. The Web has been […]

By |November 11th, 2014|Content Syndication, Context Awareness, Second Screen|Comments Off on The Evolution of Digital Media Content Linking

Chromecast: Google’s return in TV business?

Multiscreen technologies are a core part of SAM. This article takes a closer look at Chromecast, a state-of-the-art technology that offers an easy-to-use 2nd Screen experience.

What is Chromecast?

Chromecast dongle

Chromecast is a small HDMI dongle launched by Google at the end of September 2013. […]

By |August 25th, 2014|Content Syndication, Context Awareness, Second Screen, Social Media|Comments Off on Chromecast: Google’s return in TV business?

Technology research – Part 1: Social Media

SAM adds value to technology research – Part 1: Social Media.

During the SAM project we aim to bring added-value to several technology research areas, allowing research to progress beyond the current state of the art. Stay tuned for upcoming publications and conference presentations by following SAM on Twitter. We identified eight areas as […]

By |December 2nd, 2013|Content Syndication, Second Screen, Social Media|Comments Off on Technology research – Part 1: Social Media

Other screens take over

Which screen are TV viewers really looking at?

Other Screens Take OverA study published in Germany on multiscreen usage by InteractiveMedia and United Internet Media  revealed that 86% of German online users aged 14-59 use at least two screens in parallel. The most common […]

By |November 6th, 2013|Context Awareness, Opinion Mining, Second Screen, Social Media|Comments Off on Other screens take over

SAM platform revealed

SAM reveals outline architecture for the SAM platform.

The SAM project publishes a first overview of its approach for the software architecture of the planned SAM platform. For updates during the project follow the news on this website and SAM on Twitter. The SAM project will use a SOA approach in which the different […]