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OTT to TV for the Independents: a BroadbandVision Show Report

The BroadbandVision 2014 show was held in Las Vegas last week. While smaller than the TelcoTV show that used to be held for a similar audience until last year, the BroadbandVision show was nonetheless fairly well attended and continued the tradition of being a wealth of good information. One much discussed topic was Over-The-Top Television (OTT TV) and […]

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Viodi View

Viodi View – 11/02/12

ViodiTV video interviews attempt to add value to the conferences we attend by having industry leaders elaborate on points that may have been mentioned during a speech or from a demonstration on the trade show floor. It has been amazing and humbling how many people have shared their time and views with ViodiTV over the years. Their […]

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IPTV

A Boon for IPTV Operators? – GoogleTV’s Acquisition of Widevine

Access to mainstream programming is one obvious reason Google purchased Widevine (announced on 12/3). With Widevine’s well-respected content protection system it should follow that the major TV brands will release their product in one form or another to a GoogleTV offering. With Widevine, Google could allow the content owners to set their own rules for […]

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IPTV

IPTV Takes Off at Internet Speed

To date, the “I” in Internet Protocol Television has been about the protocol. If the 2010 TelcoTV Conference is an indication, IPTV may have caught up with the rapid pace of change associated with the Internet. Based on the demonstrations on the TelcoTV tradeshow floor, 2010 may be the year that IPTV finally goes from […]

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Interactive Television Technology

The Voice Controlled TV Remote

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.