TV & Video Trends at Code Conference 2015

Code Conference
In Rancho Palos Verdes, California, the second annual Code Conference, hosted by technology site re/code, occurred from May 26 – 28 at the Terranea Resort.

The incredible success of the first event last year led to the second one selling out five months in advance.

CEOs and technology industry executives provided discussions and presentations on the status of the continued growth of the digital world.

Venture capitalist Mary Meeker selected Code Conference as the place to debut the 2015 Internet Trends Report, her 20th entry in the yearly series.

The report is a 197-page slideshow of all sorts of interesting data points, below are the pertinent ones relating to the television industry and youth.

Screen Usage Increasing

29% of time is spent multiplatform device viewing as opposed to 5% five years ago

Millennials Love Their Smartphones

-87% reported it never leaves their side, “night or day”

-80% say smartphones comprise of their first action upon waking

-78% use smartphones more than 2 hours a day

User-Generated Video Grabbing High Viewing Numbers

Thanks to apps like Snapchat, videos recorded at special events are getting millions of viewers.

Apple TV Primed to Alter the Bundle

“I think the age of the 200 channel universe is slowly dying,” said CBS CEO Les Moonves. He went on to suggest that the network was in active negotiations for an appearance in one of Apple TV’s “skinny bundles," which would be revealed later this year.

“Apple TV is trying to change the universe,” Moonves added.

Author: Brian Cameron

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