Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and Insight Communications customers were slated to get HBO Go on their Kindle Fire tablets.
The SCTE will host a digital home symposium in Orlando, Fla., the day before its SCTE Cable-Tec Expo gets underway.
The company intends to work with consumer electronics manufacturers to get broadband-based TV integrated into a wide range of consumer products.
Sony will double down on the Google TV concept with a similar box that also incorporates a Blu-ray player, due during the holiday season.
When it comes to home networking devices, North America is the worldwide leader.
Shaw Direct is laying claim to being the first direct-to-home provider in Canada to use adaptive streaming technology to deliver video-on-demand content directly to subscribers’ set-top boxes.
SeaChange International is continuing in its evolution as a software-based company with the purchase of interactive TV software developer Flashlight Engineering and Consulting.
Broadcom co-founder Henry Samueli is recognized for his development of analog and mixed-signal circuitry that helped enable cable modem technology.
Connections Europe, produced by Parks Associates, offers high-level analysis and consumer research, networking opportunities, and information on emerging connected home services and technologies.
The Anga Cable Show in Cologne, Germany, increased its number of foreign attendees from 43 percent to 50 percent.
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.