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ThreeD for DDDummies

[Editor’s note: contact the 3D version of Peter, email him at [email protected]] For some years 3D TV content providers have been seeking overnight success. Heavily researched, beautifully made (mostly cartoon /animated) cinema productions have indeed captivated audiences, and stirred significant investment aimed at bringing the 3D viewing experience into the living room.  January’s CES showed […]

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Viodi View – 07/06/11

A social network of devices is how IBM’s Scott Burnett described the oncoming onslaught of machine to machine connectivity.  His comments, made at the 2011 Parks Associates’ Connections conference, echoed those of Glenn Lurie, President of Emerging Devices, Resale and Partnerships for AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets, who suggested that, “Everything will be connected.”  He […]

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Viodi View – 10/13/2010

The Wall Street Journal had a terrific feature article in yesterday’s edition about the business of scraping data from web sites. Amazingly, as the article highlights, this practice is not just the domain of shady characters, as respectable companies are making money from gathering data, without permission, from others’ web sites, analyzing it and reselling […]

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Viodi View – 09/15/10

One benefit of social media networks is that they reduce the friction associated with the flow of information and presumably make commerce more efficient (not counting the time spent on the social media games). The downside and the concern I have is that I lose control over the data I post on the third-party sites. I […]

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2011 – A Big Year for 3D to the TV?

2014- the year that Parks Associates predicts that 80% of the televisions sold will be 3D capable. According to Dr. Ajay Luthra of Motorola, Inc, 2011 will be a critical year in keeping the momentum going towards the widespread commercial deployment envisioned by Parks. I had a chance to catch up with Dr Luthra at […]