Twisting Television: Music Videos and Machine Learning

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Twisting Television: Music Videos and Machine Learning


Bouke Huurnink

XITE Networks International

Paul Natale

XITE Networks International

Dexter Thomas

VICE Media

Remember watching television and waiting for hours for that one music video to come on? Those days are long gone. With advanced music recommendation, smart TVs and ubiquitous screens, music television is transforming into an interactive, on-demand service. Giving you the music video you want, when and where you want it.

In this panel discussion, XITE and Pandora explore the challenges and possibilities of bringing a personalized music service to the TV screen.

Topics include:
- Combining curation and personalization
- Video versus audio recommendation
- Niche and nuanced recommendations and playlists
- Balancing local and international artists
- Keeping the ‘lean-back’ experience

Primary Access: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Access: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner