3D Printing in the Spotlight

3d technology What are the hottest developments in 3D printing? And what are the interesting companies to watch? Shares in leading 3D printing stocks have collapsed by up to 40% in the last three months. 3D printing, or “additive manufacturing”, is the  →

App Regulation on the Horizon too?

dreamstimemaximum_17345251-sm As regulators struggle to make sense of the new app-enabled economy,  a new report has been published today that examines the attitudes, behaviours and experiences of app (application) users and the app environment. Like a similar report published this week  →

Technology Investment Themes from Mobile World Congress 2014

Other-Towns-Barcelona-P1160547-bcn-small2 CM Research highlights how investors should play some of the technology investment themes that came up at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona this week. TMT sector strategist Cyrus Mewawalla points you to recent research by his firm in  →

Free report on the TV and VOD market in Russia

Set of white laptops The TV Market and Video on Demand in the Russian Federation is a new free report from the European Audiovisual Observatory, part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Edited by KVG Research, a Moscow-based consultancy company, the main objective  →

Newspapers Speak Out on New ATVOD Scope Guidance

avms-watch-broadcastprojects_16860743 ATVOD, the co-regulator for video-on-demand services in the UK, has published new guidance related to the ¨scope¨ of on-demand video services that are covered by the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) regulatory framework as implemented in the UK. The new  →

New Report on Internet Safety for Children and Parents

DT_16426588 Ofcom has published a new report for the UK Government that benchmarks the take-up, awareness and confidence of parents in relation to the use of online parental controls. The report on internet safety measures draws on pre-published research contained in  →

How private is personal data?

dreamstime_xxl_18716338 copy Is no information sacred when we live in a world seemingly dominated by Facebook, WikiLeaks and whistle-blowers? But according to the law, our personal information is supposed to be kept private. Although much of our personal information (contact details, personal  →

Moscow Free TV Seminar

Moscow Free TV Seminar Recent developments about the TV market and on demand audiovisual services in Russia and Western Europe will be the topic of a free seminar in Moscow that is being organised by the European Audiovisual Observatory and KVG Research. Speakers will  →

TV News Channels in Europe – Free Report

dreamstimemaximum_15673124 There are almost 300 channels in Europe dedicated to broadcasting news, and more than 170 of them are based in the EU, according to a new report published by the European Audiovisual Observatory. Dominating the landscape for national TV news  →

DVB – A Historical Look at a Non-Standard Standard

IBC 2011 In September 2013, the Digital Video Broadcasting Project (DVB), celebrated its 20th anniversary. Broadcast Projects´ associate David Short looks back at how this ´non-standard´ standard catalysed the digital TV broadcast sector. DVB, a project dedicated to creating open technical standards  →