Ellen scores most-retweeted photo ever in Samsung’s Oscars marketing stunt

Returning to host the Oscars for the second time, talk show host Ellen Degeneres made prominent display of a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 while taking selfie photos of herself among the stars. That

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 2nd, 2014 Brian Jackson


Epson Canada connects holiday season with video marketing campaign

Watch Epson Canada's latest video entry to its Youtube channel and you'd never think it was anything but a holiday season-themed vignette about winter activities and surprise gift giving. But it didn't start

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Data caps stand in the way of Canadian TV alternatives: analyst report

Canada’s pay television industry has hit a saturation point, but over-the-top services that would give opportunity for growth are being choked by stiff data consumption caps imposed by Internet service providers, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Putting your assumptions to the test

By Francis Moran In our last post, we looked at Screenreach Interactive’s recent inroads in the radio and television industries, including its appearance on Popular U.K. television program The Gadget Show at Radio Festival, Europe’s top radio

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 25th, 2012 Francis Moran

Making waves in radio and television

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette In our last post, we caught up with Screenreach Interactive founder and CEO Paul Rawlings on his way out the door to attend the Digital Signage Investor Conference in New York. We

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 23rd, 2011 Francis Moran

IPTV touted for delivering interactive TV future

Imagine being able to change the viewing angle of a televised hockey game using a keypad. Or how about being able to vote on a television game show using your TV set? Or

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 19th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Will YouTube kill the networks?

 When YouTube first came on the scene it was dismissed by mainstream communicators as one of those blips on the radar screen that would soon pass on.  How wrong can you be?  Today

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 21st, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

3D TV hamstrung by aesthetic, technical and medical barriers

After decades of being a gimmick confined to midnight movies, 3-D has finally hit the big time, with a slew of 3-D-enhanced films streaming out of Hollywood. And it's not just an IMAX

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 21st, 2010 Serdar Yegulalp

Future of TV goes beyond HD and 3D

Television has changed a lot over the years--from black-and-white tube sets to Technicolor consoles to plasma and LCD high-definition TVs. But the medium is still evolving. Tech companies are producing bigger (yet thinner)

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 19th, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

US media content stealing Canadian eyeballs, ad dollars

Canada is under assault on two fronts from its mighty neighbour to the south, say local media and entertainment industry gurus. On the one hand, advertisers and producers here are fighting a losing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 2nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

TV still top ‘unifying device’ in Canadian homes

Believe or not, the TV is Canada's top family re-unification device but PVRs (personal video recorders) are becoming big … real big.And while Internet access is essential to a majority of Canadians, decades

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Avatar’s success doesn’t mean big screen 3D is here to stay

James Cameron's hotly anticipated 3D movie, "Avatar," enjoyed a healthy opening weekend in North America, pulling in over $70 million. Besides stunning computer generated imagery and a predictable-but-appealing storyline, the movie will become

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 28th, 2009 Mike Elgan