But unlike SR Labs, which prices day-and-date movies at a flat $50 after a $150 hardware purchase, Xcinex’s Venue system uses scanning technology to count the number of viewers and let distributors charge them according.
Many editors and reporters also talked about how tech had transformed the industries they cover.And in the entertainment world, video streaming has opened doors to a wealth of new content — so much that reporting on movies and TV shows has become an art of curation.
But like anything that connects to the internet, it opens up smart TVs to security vulnerabilities and hackers.The FBI warned that hackers can take control of your unsecured smart TV and in worst cases, take control of the camera and microphone to watch and listen in.
The British government has touted its mandatory age check as a “world-first” that will help make Britain the “safest place in the world to be online,” particularly for children.
In practice, though, the researchers say that they can analyze Netflix's encrypted interactive video traffic to find clues about what users are watching, and which choices they've made in their movie journeys.