Western Digital has released a new line of in-home routers aimed at mitigating performance problems related to the increasing number of wireless devices connecting to home networks.
The U.S. Department of Justice is conducting an antitrust investigation into whether traditional pay-TV companies are acting improperly in their competition with online video companies.
Time Warner Cable is out of the starting blocks with the first launch of its cloud-based video-on-demand application in Syracuse.
The MSO will test ActiveVideo’s cloud-based system to provide a VOD user interface in Chattanooga.
Hitron Technologies is taking the wraps off of a cable modem and data gateway that features Intel’s Puma 6 Media Gateway chipset.
HTML5 is shaping up to be the point where cable companies, which have long prospered using standards common amongst themselves, begin to employ standards commonly used by the electronics industry at large.
The system, designed for the European HbbTV approach, relies on a set of open standards.
Nate Williams of Motorola Mobility discusses the difficulties involved with making the connected home appear simple to use.
Tom Wirth, senior vice president of Nagra Americas, introduces the company's new Broadcast IP Gateway at The Cable Show in Boston.
Edgeware CMO Duncan Potter discusses Edgeware's evolution from the server market to the market for distributed delivery networks. Potter also explains Edgeware’s partnership with SeaChange International that the company announced at The Cable Show.
The survey focused on Internet use by “tweens,” which it defined as kids between the ages of 10 and 13.
The cable industry is responding to consumer demands and countering the competition with a heavy arsenal of services and features. At The Cable Show, there were numerous examples of how the cable industry is rapidly evolving to improve the consumers experience while adding cash to the bottom line.
The evolution of a working business model for multi-screen and content is accelerating. Different companies coming from different angles have got many of the moving parts together, but those parts aren’t yet perfectly aligned.
From the evil Dr. Caligari of the silent film era to the freaky Ghostface of the modern “Scream” film series, Hollywood has produced an impressive lineup of scary characters over a 90-year run of horror movie-making. But no fictitious villain ever elevated Hollywood’s chill meter as high as a real-life industry entrant that made its premiere 13 years ago at CES.
The book “High Definition Television: The Creation, Development and Implementation of HDTV Technology” by Philip J. Cianci is an excellent book on the fascinating history of HDTV.
Since the advent of home entertainment technology – from the phonograph to radio to TV – the living room has long been the gathering place for the family. But in today’s world, the proliferation of smartphones and tablets has created an insatiable consumer appetite for anytime, anyplace content.
The Digital Revolution has enabled and promulgated advances in systems management, reliability and delivery of services undreamed of, or relatively primitive in implementation, only a few short decades ago.
When it comes to online delivery of video programming services, the uncertainties still haven’t been resolved, but more entities with a variety of business plans have entered the marketplace.
The company is beta testing an iPhone app aimed at making it easier to store and share personal video.
Cable operators will now be able to tap into video-on-demand movies from In Demand Networks.
TiVo posted a $20.8 million fiscal first-quarter loss, reversing a profit in the same quarter last year, as hefty costs more than offset a jump in revenue.
RCN plans to roll out the service later this year, accessible through its TiVo set-tops.
Charter drops in 20 more HD channels in Michigan, for a total of 100.
The company includes a dual-stack approach that will enable operators to support both IPv4 and IPv6 equipment.
Residential gateways are adding to service providers’ bottom lines by enabling new services.