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The Software Driven Vehicle

May 23, 2014
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A picture of an electric vehicle from LIT Motors at CES 2014.

As simple and as safe as a car combined with the benefits of a motorcycle is what LIT Motors promises with its C-1 electric vehicle. With a projected range of almost 200 miles, a top speed of over 100 miles per hour and anticipated pricing in the mid-20 thousands (before tax credits), the C-1 (working name) has potential…

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Cable Show 2014 Musings

May 22, 2014
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Sean Combs at the 2014 Cable Show discussing his cable network RevoltTV.

The following are some observations from and reactions to the recent 2014 Cable Show. Impressive Demos Open Up DNS, Comcast Is it a Revolution or More of the Same Freedom to Be Creative Tap a WiFi Hot Spot 4K, 4K, 4K Stay Tuned Impressive Demos Comcast had a series of impressive demonstrations at the cable…

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Viodi View – 05/12/14

May 12, 2014
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Ken Pyle interviews Sheldon Laube of Artkick with the Monalisa painting in the background.

Operational and incremental improvements using cable television infrastructure as a wireless network and as an enabler of the Internet of Things were big themes of the recent four-day Cable Show confab in Los Angeles. Although 4K was prominent in multiple booths and displays at the conference, much to my surprise, there were no blockbuster announcements…

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04/28/14 – Viodi View

April 28, 2014
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An image from the NTIA showing 3.6 GHZ Exlusion Zones.

Residential and business wireless routers that also serve as public WiFi hotspots was one of the significant developments shown at the 2013 Cable Show and will be part of the discussion at this week’s show. Unlike so many hype announcements associated with trade shows, this has quietly and rapidly turned into reality for large portions of Comcast’s Xfinity footprint…

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Viodi View – 04/14/14

April 14, 2014
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Large 4K displays will create immersive experiences and interactive billboards (think billboards that change based on the audience).

NAB 2014 Notes and Pictures The “B” (broadcasters) in NAB was somewhat smaller in scope compared to the innovation surrounding the capture, post-production and digital distribution of video that years ago used to be sent exclusively over-the-air. NAV would be a more appropriate acronym for the multi-day conference that NAB hosts in Las Vegas each spring. Video (and…

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