Scottsdale, Ariz., June 17, 2013--Multimedia Research Group (MRG) believes that the growth of TV multi-taskers, defined as people who are using a second screen device to view or control content related to what they are watching on the big screen (TV), will be the primary users of personal program guides, and will spur continued use and development of recommendation engines. Research data confirms that there are approximately 36 million mobile device owners (14% of US 13+ adults) that use their smartphones and/or tablets in association with TV programs they are currently watching. This TV multi-tasking behavior is expected to grow to 114 million (54% of 13+ adults) users in the US by 2017.
London, UK, June 12, 2013--Global pay TV households will reach nearly 1 billion by 2018, up from 772 million in 2012 and 814 million in 2013. According to the Digital TV World Household Forecasts report, the Asia Pacific region will contribute 59% (587 million) of the global total by 2018.
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New York City, May 1, 2013--Lou Zacharilla goes back and forth with with Steve Collar, CEO of O3b Networks. His venture is designed to empower large numbers of people where they live, whether “home” is a remote Pacific Basin community or one in the hills of Pakistan or Africa. We discussed the vision of a profoundly interconnected world.
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SSPI to Award Scholarship to Deserving Student During the Event
Long Beach, Calif., May 15, 2013-- SpaceTech Expo (www.spacetechexpo.com ) the West Coast’s premier space industry event, has increased the free seminars and sessions available to its attendees by expanding its free-to-attend Satellite & Space Summit and Open Tech Forum. “Against the backdrop of tough travel budgets for industry and government, we want to offer unrivalled value to the spacecraft and launch industry,” says Guy Harris, Event Director for Space Tech Expo 2013. “That is why on top of our premium Space Tech Conference for C-level business people, we have expanded the free-to-attend Satellite & Space Summit, and free Open Tech Forum.”
Long Beach, Calif., May 3, 2013--SPACE TECH EXPO 2013, (www.spacetechexpo.com) the West Coast’s major space industry gathering and one of the largest events of its type in the world, brings together global decision makers involved in the design, build, and testing of spacecraft, satellite, launch vehicle, and space-related technologies.