In our latest podcast we speak with Steve Swasey, Vice President of Corporate Communications with Netflix. Click here to listen and read on for my analysis and some of my offline chat with Steve.
Added by Brian Mahony on June 30, 2009 at 1:30am — No Comments
Why wait for electric bill shock? As featured on NPR and Fox News, the PowerCost Monitor™ is a simple solution device to take advantage of real-time feedback on how much electricity your home is consuming in $$ and KW. This product is well designed, easy to install and simple to use by Other World Computing (OWC) Woodstock, IL.
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Vizio Internet HDTVs will be water cooled (not really).
Added by Brian Mahony on June 25, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments
As the pay-TV sector continues to try to match or best the online world where demographic, behavioral and geo-targeting of advertising is possible by using location and other data mined from ISPs and IP addresses, with set-top box data being mined primarily in the pay-TV sector’s case, the recent news from Canoe Ventures of discontinuing its first product test was at minimum a small set-back. The much hyped… Continue
Added by Robert A. Clark on June 24, 2009 at 10:28am — No Comments
It’s good to be king. With 20 of the leading Telco service providers as customers including AT&T, British Telecom, and Deutsche Telecom, Microsoft’s Mediaroom platform can certainly wear the crown as the king of IPTV. According to Ben Huang, Director of Marketing and Product Management for Microsoft’s Mediaroom Business, Mediaroom is being used by over 3 million households and adding 3… Continue
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As Hollywood revels in the success of the new animated picture “Up” that was released in both 2D and 3D, and the early 2009 release of “My Bloody Valentine 3D”, and with some Cannes Film Festival movie producer claims that this year’s festival was a “defining 3D moment” - we felt it was time to take stock of the 3D trend that may be past the theatre tipping point and on the horizon for both home and mobile viewing.
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We had a chance recently to catch up with VUDU Executive Vice President Edward Lichty to capture his views on the role Vudu is playing in fostering the burgeoning over the top (OTT) video market, as well as his perspective on the market in general. Click here to listen to podcast.
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In case you missed it, YouTube recently launched a new user interface designed for the television, called YouTube.com/XL (for extra large-- just don't wash it on hot or leave in the dryer too long). It is designed to be watched on the big screen and controlled by a remote, versus the web version which is geared towards… Continue
Added by Brian Mahony on June 3, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments
The new High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) 1.4 specification was recently announced and it packs a lot of power and features into this AV standard for connecting multimedia devices to our HDTVs. The question is: will HDMI 4.1 help simplify the “digital octopus” in the living room or add to the clutter? And will it play a major role in the era of Internet-connected TVs or be eclipsed by the various wireless standards that are… Continue
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