Talking to the TV is usually a sign of extreme agitation, mental instability or loneliness. TV manufacturers are set to make it a more rational behavior, with a range of sets that respond to speech.
AT&T's annual developer conference kicked off in Las Vegas with a series of executive keynotes that focused on its budding LTE network.
SeaChange International announced new gateway software that it designed to support service providers' transition from QAM-based video to IP-based video.
Amino is set to introduce a hybrid media gateway based on Intel's 32nm Atom chip for consumer electronics at CES 2012 in Las Vegas.
The company is the most consumer-oriented of the standard's supporters thus far, heartening the standard's other backers.
Motorola Mobility will be showing a new gateway in its 4Home series at CES that is designed to integrate a wider range of broadband-based services, including home automation and energy management.
Celeno Communications will be showing off its new video-grade Wi-Fi chip at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Sigma Designs is offering a reference design for a set-top box that incorporates a Wi-Fi router based on Quantenna's 802.11n 4 x 4 MIMO technology.
AT&T will pay TiVo at least $215 million through June 2018, becoming the latest TV signal provider to settle a patent lawsuit involving the digital video recorder pioneer.
Broadcom has a full dance card of TV Everywhere and connected home offerings for the International Consumer Electronics Show, including six system-on-a-chip (SoC) MoCA 2.0 products and the integration of Sling Media into a SoC platform.
Roku is thinking outside its set-top box in an attempt to bring more Internet video to flat-panel televisions.
The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers has beefed up its engineering team with the news that former Comcast exec Marty Davidson was hired as its vice president of engineering and network operations.
The 2011 class of Pacesetter Award recipients represent innovators in a number of endeavors crucial to the competitive viability of cable operators around the world...
IEEE 1905.1, which bridges Wi-Fi, MoCA, Ethernet and HomePlug, takes an important step toward ratification.
Myriad Group announced a system that enables MVPDs to run Android apps on set-top boxes. The system includes an app store, developed in conjunction with AppCarousel, that service providers can private label.
Due to the declining number of cable TV subscriber households and tighter capital expenditure budgets by cable operators, the global digital set-top box shipments for this year are on track for a 1 percent decrease from last year.
This Technology is developing a plug-in for its SpotLink interconnect software that will enable FreeWheel to play in cable’s dynamic ad insertion space with programmers and operators.
Suddenlink Communications subscribers that currently enjoy TiVo Premiere in their homes can now pause a recorded program in one room and resume watching it in another.
Thanks to gear from Alcatel-Lucent, Cablevision Argentina is laying claim to being the first cable operator in South America to deliver 100 Gbps speeds over an optical network.
Verizon will be upgrading the IP backbone of its FiOS service, deploying Cisco CRS-3 carrier routers in several major markets to support 100G transport.
There was an odd coincidence in the set-top box market, with both Amino Technologies and Pace announcing they are replacing their respective chief executives, effective immediately.
Cisco Systems, the world's largest maker of computer networking gear, spent $850,000 in the third quarter to lobby the federal government on corporate taxes and other issues, according to a disclosure report.
Motorola Mobility has adopted products from FourthWall Media to support tighter integration between set-top boxes and mobile devices.
Cable operators have been in a strong position to address the demand for mobile backhaul and business services. The biggest impediment to satisfying that demand is that cable networks built to support primarily residential video and data services do not meet the SLA requirements of large enterprise customers.
For anyone performing cell backhaul, there’s a new specification for handling wireless data traffic from a combination of traditional TDM networks and packet-based transport technologies as wireless operators migrate from 2G/3G to 4G and LTE services.