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Zone·tv’s ‘Halloween Countdown’ now available Xfinity X1 customers


Santa Monica, CA – October 16, 2017 – Zone·tv today announced the launch of Halloween Countdown, a new interactive web-based experience on Xfinity X1. The new experience follows the successful launch of zone·tv’s holiday Santa Tracker and is initially being offered to all X1 video customers. Getting families into the spirit is easy; just say

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Zone·tv introduces world’s first personalized pay-TV channels powered by artificial intelligence


Revolutionary Package of Zone·tv Dynamic Channels Encourages Viewers to “Zone·ify” and Create an Unprecedented Viewing Experience Santa Monica, CA – October 2, 2017 – Zone·tv, taking a quantum leap forward in the television experience, announces the debut of an entirely new form of television programming: zone·tv Dynamic Channels. This group of 14 individual linear-like TV

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TheWrap joins zone·tv as Hollywood & media programming TV partner


TheWrap Extends its Brand onto Television Zone·tv, and TheWrap, the leading digital news organization covering the business of entertainment and media, today jointly announced today a new partnership that will extend TheWrap onto linear pay-TV screens across North America and Europe on zone·tv Dynamic Channels platform. “Zone·tv is one of the most exciting new programmers

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Zone·tv offers 28 subscription video on-demand channels to grow MVPD content offerings


Santa Monica, CA – September 25, 2017 – Zone·tv, taking a quantum leap forward in the traditional pay-TV experience, is now the single largest distributor of subscription video on-demand channels for pay-TV platforms. The company offers a whopping 28 SVOD channels that appeal to distinct audiences across a broad set of providers including MVPDs, vMVPDs,

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Microsoft Video Indexer expands functionality unlocking more video insights


Milan Gada Principal Program Manager, Azure Media Services. In May 2017, we announced the global public preview of the Video Indexer service at the Microsoft Build Developers Conference in Seattle. As part of Microsoft Cognitive Services, Video Indexer was introduced as a unique integrated bundling of Microsoft’s cloud-based artificial intelligence and cognitive capabilities applied specifically for video content.

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How AI can make TV’s future brighter


Providers can use tech to help subscribers find content they want to watch Predicting the future can be fun. It can also be a bit dangerous. After all, I was the “genius” digital subscriber line product manager that wondered why anyone would ever need 1.5 Megabits per second at their desk!But all of these predictions

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AI TV coming but human element still essential


AI TV is poised to change the way we are entertained, but don’t worry about being programmed to by a robot. The human element is still the essential. Zone·tv introduces AI augmented dynamic channels Zone·tv recently announced that it would use AI tools to automate some aspects of the curation of linear TV channels. Working with

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Zone·tv and Ooyala join forces with Microsoft to bring artificial intelligence to TV channels for the first time


Zone·tv Programming Studio; Ooyala’s Video Lifecycle Tools and Microsoft Cognitive Services Create a Unique, Customizable Viewing Experience New York City – July 25, 2017 – Zone·tv, taking a quantum leap forward in the linear TV experience, will utilize media logistics tools from Ooyala, a global provider of video monetization technology and services, plus Video Indexer, part

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So Many Choices, So Little Time


How a Hybrid Approach to Video Delivery Aims to Solve Television’s Paradox of Plenty About 12 years ago, a group of academic researchers began publishing some surprising findings around a little-studied subject: choice. Their conclusion was two-fold. First, they recounted how there had never been so much choice available to everyday consumers. Grocery store shelves

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Zone·tv expands its pay-TV set-top box reach through cloud


Demonstrates with ActiveVideo Delivery of Curated Online Content at NAB 2017 Los Aangeles & San Jose, CA — April 24, 2017 – Zone·tv and ActiveVideo® today announced that zone·tv’s made-for-digital video content can be delivered directly to the vast footprint of pay-TV set-top boxes, using the power of cloud virtualization. At NAB 2017, the two companies

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