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Viodi View – 09/06/16

The announcement and demonstrations by farm implement manufacturer, CNH Industrial, make it pretty clear that autonomous technologies will have a huge impact on rural areas just as they will make a huge difference to urban landscapes. This could be a boon to places that face shortages of people to drive tractors and combines, but, at the same time, has the potential […]

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Viodi View – 08/29/15

Memories can mean many things. From the technology world, one thinks of megabytes and gigabytes. From a human standpoint, memories are a bit different, as they aren’t so binary since, over time, the mind blurs the distinct lines of the here and now. In that light, it was a privilege to be behind the camera […]

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Viodi View – 01/16/15

The Chicken & Egg Spectrum Auction Overload; one word to describe everything going on regarding the activity surrounding telecommunications regulation and policy in Washington D.C. Carri Bennet and Jill Canfield, two very knowledgable people on these topics drove home the point of how complicated telecom policy is when they described where the FCC stands with […]

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Viodi View – 03/28/14

A Sneak Peak Innovation Trailer Innovating by improving business processes was a recurring theme of this week’s Minnesota Telecom Alliance Convention and Tradeshow in Minneapolis. The cloud and web applications are driving many of the efficiency improvements for not only operators, but their suppliers and consultants.  A few of the stories from MTA are in […]

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Google Fiber – A Step Function Connectivity Improvement

A step function improvement in capability is how Milo Medin described Google’s Kansas City fiber project at the February 13th IEEE ComSoc meeting in Santa Clara. That huge improvement in customer experience is in contrast to the incremental gains of MSO [Multiple System Operator] and telco broadband networks, which have much lower access speeds. Medin, who […]