IRIS.TV Launch Party In Downtown LA

Following its Series A funding announcement, IRIS.TV held its launch party on June 27, 2015, on the rooftop of the Los Angeles Athletic Club in Downtown Los Angeles. All staff from the New York and Los Angeles offices were on hand for the festivities, as were investors, clients, and other friends of the company. The event also doubled as the kick-off of the LAAC's summer film series. Two films of former club member Charlie Chaplin were screened: 1931's City Lights and 1936's Modern Times. read more

VIDEO: IRIS.TV featured in Brightcove PLAY 2015 Conference Keynote

IRIS.TV was featured prominently at the Brightcove PLAY 2015 conference in Boston this month. During the conference's opening keynote speech, Brightcove's SVP & General Manager of Media Anil Jain talked about IRIS.TV's role in the media landscape and demonstrated how the company can help publishers and brands enhance their user experience and engagement. read more

IRIS.TV’s CEO talks Online Video Consumption at Digital Hollywood

IRIS.TV CEO and Co-Founder Field Garthwaite spoke at Digital Hollywood on Thursday, April 30, participating in the panel Video Innovation! Social Video, Personalized Video, Real-Time Video - Communication and Commerce. The conference, held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Marina del Ray, California, covered a variety of topics in the realm of the social online video. One particular portion of the discussion focused on how newly available metadata is changing the way publishers utilize online assets. Said Field, "We are in a new era where there's a lot more information available and where you can actually use that data. A lot of what IRIS.TV does is use that data in realtime to personalize streams for viewers. It's always mind boggling how much information is present but is not being used." read more

Video – IRIS.TV CRO talks International Syndication and Monetization at Streaming Media West

According to Adobe’s Digital Benchmark Report, in Q2 2014, US viewers watched 38.2 billion videos, a 43% increase year-on-year. Online TV viewing has increase 388% and monthly unique views for online TV are up by 146% in 2014. With such an endless supply of content to choose from, it begs the question of how media companies, content owners, video producers can properly and efficiently distribute and monetize their video. It also makes you wonder how they can they target the right consumers, and how publishers can successfully sell advertising for high CPMs? These questions and more where explored and answered during the November 18th Monetizing Snackable Content panel at the Streaming Media West Conference. read more

IRIS.TV’s CEO talks Personalization and Programmatic TV at Digital Hollywood

On Thursday, October 23rd, IRIS.TV CEO Field Garthwaite appeared at the Digital Hollywood Summit in Marina del Rey, California. Speaking on a panel with fellow high-level executives, Field opined on some of hottest topics facing the entertainment industry. Each speaker brought their own unique perspective to the panel: Video Innovation! Social Video, Personalized Video, Real-Time Video—Communication and Commerce. read more

IRIS.TV Talks Future of Personalization @ LA Machine Learning Group

How much personalization is necessary before we see diminishing returns in engagement and retention? What is the optimal mix of online and offline operations? How should technology operations be managed? These questions and more were explored on September 15, 2014 by two experts from IRIS.TV before a packed audience of data scientists, media executives, entrepreneurs, and press at LA Machine Learning Group’s event at Cross Campus in Santa Monica, CA. read more