One would like to think that advances in the quality of date-finding technology would some how mean advances in the quality of candidates.Comcast is lending Cupid a helping hand this Valentine's Day, making it easier for singles to connect with someone special with the national launch of Dating on Demand, the first service to combine video on demand (VOD) and online dating, on February 14."Dating on Demand is the next wave of dating, and we're making it easy for Comcast customers across the country to be a part of it," said Page Thompson, Vice President and General Manager of ON DEMAND for Comcast.
The feature is difficult to use, out of date and lacking in willing participants. I have to say that this is the worst execution of a new TV technology feature I've ever seen.TV PREDICTIONS -- Apr 15 -- Dating on Demand can be found on Comcast's Video On Demand lineup and permits singles to post two-minute videos explaining what they are looking for in a mate.If a Comcast viewer likes what he or she sees, they can go to Dating On and send a message.Despite the initial problems, Comcast's Dating on Demand has great potential.
Comcast first needs to give Dating on Demand a total makeover. "Video on demand is changing the way people watch television, and now it's changing the way to meet people.