Tag: Features

Fire TV Introduces Full-Screen, Autoplay Ads on Home Screen; what You Can Purchase with Them, How to Turn Them Off

Amazon Fire TV has rolled out a new feature with autoplay ads that expand to full screen when the homepage is opened, featuring suggested shows, movies, or streaming services. Customers can opt-out of these ads in the settings menu. The Fire TV Hub holiday feature provides streaming devices, services, and digital titles for purchase and disables autoplay audio and video ads. Amazon Prime Video offers 10,000+ movies, TV shows and Prime Originals with a 30-day trial at $12.99/month or $8.99 on its own.

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UX Evolution in Live Sports Streams

The panel at NAB NY discussed UI/UX for sports streaming, emphasizing low latency, quality streams and personalization. They agreed latency should be 5-6 seconds and content is key to retain viewers. Panelists also discussed the importance of community engagement and the need for unique VR experiences that provide a novel view.

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