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With our world shifting to virtual, we have recently launched some webcasts (including our recent COVID-19 | Transforming the TV Industry series) for your viewing. Below you can find our upcoming instalments and register to join in the discussion.

Missed a webcast? You can also find our recent ones on this page – the full sessions are available to watch on-demand.

Upcoming webcasts

Lockdown TV Tech | How to make the most of what you’ve got

04 JUNE | 4pm BST

Join RTS Fellow and Chairman of the DTG, Simon Fell, and his panel of industry experts to discuss the home entertainment technology that’s available to audiences today to make their viewing experience the best it can be under lockdown and what’s coming next.

We’ll look at technologies such as NextGen Audio, voice recognition, 4K, 8K, and much more.

PLEASE NOTE: This webcast is available to DTG & RTS members ONLY 

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Past webcasts

Content for All, Television for All | Evolving Access Services

NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND (Originally shown on 28 MAY | 1pm BST)

Evolving Access Services is the second instalment in our Content for All, Television for All webcast series.  The series explores the challenges, advances and evolutions in the technologies that surround accessibility.

David Bradshaw, the chairman of our Accessibility working group is joined by Nigel Megitt, BBC’s Executive Product Manager, Dr Giacomo Inches, Fincons Group’s Innovation Technologist, and Dr Mariana Lopez, the University of York’s Senior Lecturer in Sound Production and Post Production.

Closed captions are available for this webcast.

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COVID-19 | Transforming the TV Industry: The Resilience of the Internet with EY

NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND (Originally shown on 21 MAY | 2pm BST)

The Resilience of the Internet is the fourth instalment in our COVID-19 research webcast series. Delving into EY’s research, we examine internet performance during the Stay-At-Home period with EY  and DTG Member, Fastly.

Join our CEO, Richard Lindsay-Davies, EY’s Lead Telecommunications Analyst, Adrian Baschnonga, mireality’s CEO and Founder, Maria Ingold, Fastly’s VP EMEA, Noel Penzer, and BT’s Director of Television and Broadband Infrastructure, Ian Parr, for a lively debate.

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State of the Nation: UK Digital Television Innovation Report 2020

NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND (Originally shown on 6 MAY | 2pm BST)

State of the Nation: UK Digital Television Innovation 2020 will introduce the first of what will become DTG’s annual datasets and analysis, providing a snapshot of the industry’s significant contribution to the British economy and society.

An important elevator pitch to Government, investors and international partners which will set out the value the UK contributes as a world leader in the sector.

Join our CEO, Richard Lindsay-Davies, Futuresource’s Principal Analyst for Media and Entertainment, David Sidebottom, and Principal Analyst for Home Electronics, Jack Wetherill, plus special guests, award-winning business journalist and media commentator Kate Bulkley, and BT Sport COO Jamie Hindhaugh, as they discuss the headlines of our findings.

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COVID-19 | Transforming the TV Industry: Staycations and CE Devices with Futuresouce

NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND (Originally shown on 29 APRIL | 2pm BST)

Staycations and CE Devices is the concluding webcast in our COVID-19 research webcast series. In it we consider what will happen to the electronics hardware market in 2020 in light of the current pandemic.

Join our CEO, Richard Lindsay-Davies, Futuresource’s Principal Analyst for Home Electronics, Jack Wetherill, DTG Testing’s Head of Delivery, Ranjeet Kaur and Retra’s CEO, Howard Saycell, to take a deep dive into the findings.

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COVID-19 | Transforming the TV Industry: Viewer Behaviour with EY

NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND (Originally shown on 22 APRIL | 2pm BST )

Viewer Behaviour is the second instalment in our COVID-19 research webcast series. New EY research of 2,000 UK consumers explores how households are changing their digital attitudes and habits towards tech, media and telecoms products and services since the COVID-19 outbreak.

Join our CEO, Richard Lindsay-Davies, EY’s Global Media and Entertainment Lead Analyst, Martyn Whistler, ITV Hub’s Head of Product, Stu Jones, Discovery’s EVP General Manager UK and ANZ, James Gibbons, i2 media research’s Innovation Lead, Leah Kurta, and Simplestream’s co-Founder and CCO, Dan Finch, to take a deep dive into the findings.

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The Impact on Entertainment webcast link

COVID-19 | Transforming the TV Industry: The Impact on Entertainment with Futuresource

NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND (Originally shown on 15 APRIL | 2pm BST )

The Impact on Entertainment is the first instalment in our COVID-19 research webcast series. COVID-19 has had an unprecedented effect on the world; cancellation of events and matches have seen a huge hit on live sporting and created a shift. We’ve seen a significant upsurge in demand in numerous other forms of entertainment, particularly on demand TV and video services.

Join our CEO, Richard Lindsay-Davies, Futuresource’s Principal Analyst for Media and Entertainment, David Sidebottom and VOD Professional’s Managing Editor, Kauser Kanji to take a deep dive into the findings.

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Content for All, TV for All - NGA DTG Webcast

Content for All, Television for All | Next Generation Audio for Accessibility

NOW AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND (Originally shown on 24 MARCH | 2pm BST )

Next Generation Audio for Accessibility is the first episode in our Content for All, Television for All webcast series.  It explores the challenges, advances and evolutions in the technologies that surround accessibility.

David Bradshaw, the chairman of our Accessibility working group is joined by Simon Tuff, BBC’s Principal Technologist and co-Chair of the FAME Audio Sub-Group, Rupert Brun, Fraunhofer’s Broadcast Consultant, John Paton, RNIB’s Innovation and Technology Officer, and Lauren Ward, BBC R&D’s Audio Research Engineer.

Closed captions are available for this webcast.

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