It is back to where it all started for the Viodi View at this week’s TelcoTV conference. Innovation was a common theme at the first TelcoTV event eight years ago and, if the press releases that are flying around cyberspace are accurate, then innovation will be a good descriptor for this year’s event. A couple […]
With $129 Android tablets soon to be on sale at the corner drugstore, the idea of what a remote control is, may soon radically change. nnovative Systems is living up to their name by showing innovative new features on their IPTV platform at this week’s TelcoTV tradeshow. One feature that I want them to demonstrate to me is the use of an Android device as a voice-controlled, television remote control.
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 […]
Just before last Christmas, I asked the question, Where's the Gee-Touch? Based on the five handheld portable products that Archos is releasing in the next couple of months, the Gee-Touch appears to becoming a commercial reality. With a $99.99, android-based media player that does email, web browsing, eBooks, 3D gaming and communicates via WiFi, Archos seems […]
Connections, the television series from the late 1970s tied together seemingly disparate historical events and inventions and showed how history isn’t the linear progression it would seem; sort of a story of unintended consequences. As I traveled about since the previous issue of the Viodi View, I kept thinking about the unintended consequences that the […]