Viodi View

Viodi View – 05/24/18

Yikes, the deadline for EU General Data Protection Rules (GDPR) is less than 24 hours from now and Viodi, LLC is not ready. At a superficial level, it would seem like these rules should not affect a U.S.-based newsletter which has mostly a U.S and Canadian audience, but the Viodi View does have readers in Europe, […]

Alan Weissberger White Spaces Wireless

Microsoft requests FCC to use TV White Spaces for Restoration of wireless communications in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

Last week Microsoft asked the FCC for Special Temporary Authority to use TV white spaces (TVWS) to restore communications in areas of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria.  (See Backgrounder below for more information). The desktop software and cloud computing giant filed an amendment to add the U.S. […]

Alan Weissberger IPTV Mutliscreen Video Technology

Multi-Screen Video Content and OTT Partnerships Enabled by New Video Network Architectures – Part 2 of 2

Introduction: This is the second of a 2 part article on the 2013 OTTCON.  The first article looked at how Pay TV providers could offer OTT content on second screen devices and also how OTT and local providers (Pay TV or ISPs) could partner together to offer OTT content to subscribers.  This second article examines […]

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Xfinity on the Xbox – Sounds Xciting, but….

The new Xfinity Xbox application sounds exciting, but may be more valuable as a marketing channel Xcitement abounded the other night as I downloaded the new Xfinity for Xbox application. Having recently authored a report on multiscreen video, I have waited for this app. Other than forgetting my user name, operation was simple enough and I […]

Alan Weissberger People on the Move

Paul Allen on Microsoft Then and Now – Interview at CHM in Mt. View, CA

On April 25th, “idea man” Paul Allen discussed his life and work at the Computer History Museum (CHM) in Mt View, CA. In 1975, Mr. Allen co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates. He is currently the chairman of Vulcan Inc. and founder of the Allen Institute for Brain Science. He was interviewed by multimedia journalist, Jose […]

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