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  • A STB on Wheels – Notes from Detroit

    A STB on Wheels – Notes from Detroit

    New Trends in Transportation, or, as it’s Labeled Lately, “Mobility” By Don Dulchinos A premise of my consulting practice is that home automation is not […]

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  • Cisco Overcomes Incompatibilities Impeding Datacenter Virtualization

    Cisco Overcomes Incompatibilities Impeding Datacenter Virtualization

    August 22, 2017 – Cisco Systems has found a way to orchestrate use of datacenter resources that could provide the flexibility that’s been missing when it comes to getting the most out of...

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  • Cable Transformations Illuminate Upside to Rural Broadband Story

    Cable Transformations Illuminate Upside to Rural Broadband Story

    August 10, 2017 – As government officials argue over how to deal with the sad state of broadband coverage in rural America they would do well to consider what the experiences of some aggressive...

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  • New Muscle behind VR Looks at Ways To Enable Market-Moving Experiences

    New Muscle behind VR Looks at Ways To Enable Market-Moving Experiences

    July 27, 2017 – The prospects for virtual reality as a vehicle for mainstream entertainment have spawned new, more platform-agnostic approaches to content development among major industry players...

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  • You Can Go Home Again!

    You Can Go Home Again!

    Market Shifts Put IoT Back on the Radar Screen By Don Dulchinos Was Thomas Wolfe wrong when he wrote “You can’t go home again?” Or […]

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  • INSIGHT FROM IMAGINE COMMUNICATIONS

    INSIGHT FROM IMAGINE COMMUNICATIONS

    The Vital Role of Unified Distribution For Ongoing Success in the TV Business Part 1 END-TO-END HTTP INFRASTRUCTURE IS KEYTO EXPANDING REVENUE AND CUTTING COSTS […]

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  • HDR Tech Bottleneck Slows but Can’t Stop 4K Transition

    HDR Tech Bottleneck Slows but Can’t Stop 4K Transition

    July 3, 2017 – The wait for pervasive availability of 4K UHD TV services may seem interminable as technical complications and a dearth of content continue to impede progress, but there’s every...

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  • Startup Makes Artificial Intelligence Far Easier to Use in M&E Operations

    Startup Makes Artificial Intelligence Far Easier to Use in M&E Operations

    June 22, 2017 – We might not yet have access to genies in bottles, but how about a means by which people with no experience in artificial intelligence can put AI to use in whatever ways are...

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  • SIPV Platform Frees MSOs to Pursue DOCSIS Expansion without Upgrades

    SIPV Platform Frees MSOs to Pursue DOCSIS Expansion without Upgrades

    Accelerating Adoption of Adara Solution Underscores Game-Changing Impact on Broadband & TV Strategies Introduction Growing numbers of cable MSOs are ensuring they’ll have all the […]

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  • A 3-Part Series from VerimatrixThe New Perspective on Using Watermarking to Battle Piracy

    A 3-Part Series from VerimatrixThe New Perspective on Using Watermarking to Battle Piracy

    Part 1 RISING TIDE OF UHD CONTENT INTENSIFIES NEED FOR ADVANCED SECURITY MEASURES Introduction With online theft of premium video continuing to cause industry concern […]

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  • Shaping Content Protection for a New Era

    Shaping Content Protection for a New Era

    Verimatrix’s CEO Tom Munro explores what distributors and rights holders should look for in a future-proof content protection platform with special emphasis on DRM flexibility and the mechanisms...

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  • Amagi Cloud Support for Broadcast Playout Cuts  Costs, Drives DAI Revenue

    Amagi Cloud Support for Broadcast Playout Cuts Costs, Drives DAI Revenue

    Solution Now Used by Producers Worldwide Amagi Co-Founder Baskar Subramanian explains how the firm’s CLOUDPORT channel playout platform consolidates and automates processing of live sports, […]

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  • Major Tech Advances in VR Add Credibility to Market Projections

    Major Tech Advances in VR Add Credibility to Market Projections

    May 23, 2017 – Anyone wondering whether to invest in virtual reality content or services might gain some clarity from recent technology advancements that suggest expectations for mass market...

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  • Altice Adopts Security Strategy Suited to Big Expansion Agenda

    Altice Adopts Security Strategy Suited to Big Expansion Agenda

    February 8, 2017 – Tier 1 MSO Altice USA has taken a key step toward positioning itself to be a formidable competitor across what could become a much larger fixed and possibly mobile footprint.by...

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  • Sky Embraces New CDN Strategy Based on Nokia’s Velocix Platform

    Sky Embraces New CDN Strategy Based on Nokia’s Velocix Platform

    In a sign of things to come Sky’s UK operation has opted to implement CDN technology from Nokia in its own datacenter facilities at various locations across the country rather than continuing with...

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  • Tech & Security Issues Facing HDR in Pay TV

    Tech & Security Issues Facing HDR in Pay TV

    In this 3-part series Charter Chief Architect Scott Davis and Irdeto Product Marketing Director Dave Belt take an in-depth look at the technology and security challenges that remain to be met to...

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  • On-Boarding OTT Services Just Got a Lot Easier for Pay TV Ops

    On-Boarding OTT Services Just Got a Lot Easier for Pay TV Ops

    January 26, 2017 – Pay TV providers looking to include OTT subscription services like Netflix in their programming lineups will be relieved to learn there’s an expeditious alternative to the...

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  • Accedo Brings New Levels of Flexibility and Speed to Managing Multiscreen Pay TV

    Accedo Brings New Levels of Flexibility and Speed to Managing Multiscreen Pay TV

    Accedo executives explain how the firm’s cloud-based technology is allowing service providers to keep multiscreen pay TV on pace as a must-have service for a restless generation of viewers.

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  • NAGRA Pursues Unique Paths To Fostering UHD TV Services

    NAGRA Pursues Unique Paths To Fostering UHD TV Services

    January 23, 2017 – NAGRA is taking groundbreaking approaches to overcoming security-related barriers to the licensing of UHD services with the goal of changing market dynamics in two key areas:...

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  • Results from VR’s ‘Breakout Year’

    Results from VR’s ‘Breakout Year’

    January 5, 2017 – As another CES gets underway with the virtual reality hype machine running full tilt it’s clear that network operators are justified in their cautious approach to embracing VR as...

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