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Viodi View – 09/14/23

“You were paying careful attention,” says ACA Connects CEO, Grant Spellmeyer in yesterday’s House Energy and Commerce’s Communications and Technology Energy Subcommittee hearing. Spellmeyer statement was in response to Representative Diana Harshbarger’s (R-TN) summary of the hearing that “price transparency & more freedom of choice is needed in the video market.” In addition to Spellmeyer, […]

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Viodi View – 08/09/23

Patty Boyer’s comments complimenting Pat Thompson evoke the image of runners passing the baton in an endless race to improve the quality of the rural communications infrastructure. Boyers and Thompson’s connections with others in the industry may be even more impactful than their direct work. Simply, they inspire others to do great things in their […]

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Viodi View – 06/16/23

Imagine a device that every pediatrician would have that could detect development issues in a 2-year-old. Or imagine a machine that trains a batter how to read the ball leaving a pitcher’s hand. Finally, imagine focusing on the fine print of a sign using superhuman, Steve Austin-like vision. These are some initial thoughts on how […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

A Driverless Contest for Mid-Size Cities

Little Rock = Little Rideshare Service? A benefit of travel is the random conversations with strangers that cause one to look at the world in a slightly different way. For instance, standing in the airport security line this week, a lady from Little Rock, AR explained that Uber and Lyft no longer serve the hometown […]

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Viodi View – 04/13/23

Navigating CES, which stretches through multiple Las Vegas convention halls and venues, is challenging. That journey is exponentially more difficult when one is in a wheelchair. Skip to the end of this issue to hear from Cruise’s Michele Lee and Google’s Sasha Blair-Goldensohn as they provide a first-hand look at the challenges and some of […]