GLDS and Clearleap have teamed up on a cloud-based IP content delivery system that allows service providers to create their own streaming service to connected set-top boxes, TVs and other devices.
Envivio is introducing a range of new products, including a transcoder designed to help facilitate IT-centric headend/data center operations, a video processor that can perform ad insertion in multi-screen environments and an API that can help optimize TV Everywhere services.
CableLabs is using S3 Group's StormTest Development Center for automated testing of interactive television applications.
Arris is introducing a new member of its VIPr transcoders, this one with triple the channel capacity of its predecessor.
Harmonic is introducing what it's calling an Outdoor Hub, a system that cable network operators can use to extend fiber deeper into neighborhoods, and which can be installed in common cable node housings.
SureWest has dropped BigBand's switched digital video platform into its Kansas City system in order to free up bandwidth for more HD channels and pave the way for IPTV services.
It seems to be old brand week. While Motorola was reviving the Razr name, Arris has decided to affix the Moxi name to its entire whole-home product suite.
Hatfield will be based in Syniverse's global headquarters in Tampa, Fla., and will lead a global organization with operations in more than 25 countries.
Amid layoffs and a reorganization around digital content, Adobe confirmed that the Adobe Flash Player for mobile devices is going the way of the dinosaur, in deference of HTML5.
Comcast was in an elite group when it recently scored an engineering Emmy for its Xfinity TV iPad app. The Xfinity TV app also works with iPhone and Android devices.
Time Warner Cable has bolstered programming for its iPad app with the addition of 37 Spanish-language channels.
In the old days, “video display” used to mean “the TV” – more specifically, an analog input standard-definition TV. But that has all changed now. Today's new televisions are digital, and video viewing is becoming more popular on PCs, tablets and smartphones, creating a broader category of video display devices. These new devices are different from the old one in many ways, but one way in particular is that they’re not designed to support an interlaced (i) video format.
With the launch of new consumer services, companies face business and technical challenges that impede time to market and successful deployments. Multi-screen app development for the cable TV industry is no different. Some unique business and technical challenges must be addressed to take advantage of the “appmania” that is sweeping the CE industry.
The push for multi-screen video services is creating new players in the digital content value chain, including over-the-top providers, and creating opportunities and challenges for service providers, advertisers, content providers and consumers.
When the curtain goes up on Expo and a companion event, the Capacity Management Symposium, during the week of Nov. 14, it will mark the culmination of a year of intense discussion among CTOs, other industry thought leaders, the Cable-Tec Expo Program Committee and SCTE officials.
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Following up on its iPad app release from March, Time Warner Cable is putting the finishing touches on a similar app for Android tablets.
Bright House Networks’ iPad app lets digital basic service or higher subscribers watch up to 100 live channels.
But Cablevision’s revenues did get a boost from the inclusion of the former Bresnan Communications customers.
MobiTV is banking on its cloud-based video platform to provision TV Everywhere-type services for cable, satellite and IPTV video providers.
BigBand has taken the wraps off of a targeted advertising application that lets IPTV video providers use “virtual zoning” to deliver ads to ad zones over linear TV.
Cisco is laying claim to an industry first with its new wireless IPTV receiver.
The joint solution will help service providers jump in quickly.
Cisco is forking out $99 million in cash and retention-based incentives.