Digital Me: Connected TV’s Jennifer Lyons

Twelve questions for women who work in digital media on their work, digital habits and their passions. This month: Product manager Jennifer Lyons, who lives in Manchester and works at MediaCityUK.

Jennifer Lyons
Jennifer Lyons

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Should on-demand change the way we see TV?

Bill Scott of Easel TV, speaking on the future of TV
Bill Scott of Easel TV, speaking on the future of TV

Last night I attended a talk at the University of Salford organised by the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE) on the role of apps and on-demand in the future of TV. Bill¬†Scott of EaselTV was the speaker, setting out his business’ vision of what TV could and should look like now that broadcasters and media companies have the capability to deliver on-demand alongside live events and new releases of popular programmes.
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Event: SMTE looks at the future of television

On Monday 11 November I’ll be attending an event hosted by the Society of Motion & Television Engineer (SMTE) on the role of apps and video on-demand in the future of television. It’s held at the University of Salford at MediaCityUK and runs from 6pm-9pm. You can register for the event on Eventbrite¬†– it’s free.

The event will focus on the different nature and delivery of live and on-demand TV and how technology can combine these two essentially separate experiences more smoothly. You can find out more about the event and SMPTE on their website.