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13 08, 2020

Do we really need better video compression? MPEG’s dead right?

By | 2020-08-13T18:19:41+00:00 August 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be on the lookout on what is being said about MPEG. A LOT what is being said is inaccurate and wrong.  In fact there was no “MPEG fiasco” of sort. Some people have been talking about “MPEG collapsing”, “MPEG dead”, and whatever, but it is simply not true. Quite simply, the ISO did a reorg [...]

7 08, 2020

The M&E industry has changed and in many ways for the better

By | 2020-08-07T17:27:36+00:00 August 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Enough of  what is going to happen...what is happening is happening and will continue!  Fox announced no one back to the office until 2021.  Thinking - hoping - that's a realistic target even if we have a vaccine that works. Between now and then we will all have to adjust including how content is produced [...]

19 06, 2020

Who’s righting the ship at AT&T right now?

By | 2020-06-19T21:37:02+00:00 June 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AT&T is possibly doing a fantastic job of severely wounding their new service... Is HBO digging itself in deeper? AT&T dug itself into an even deeper hole this past week in June, announcing that it was going to sunset HBO Go (its OTT product for MVPD subscribers) on July 31, 2020 and renaming HBO Now [...]

21 04, 2020

Covid19 – Streaming TV’s complex supply chains importance on global markets

By | 2020-04-21T17:35:27+00:00 April 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

  There is a lot that can be said, and has been said, about the impact of the pandemic as of today, so the main focus of this blog is to provide some current insight that has been provided out in the market by key vendors such as Vewd and others and what is known [...]

5 11, 2019

Streaming is here to stay and grow states Conviva’s Q3/2019 report

By | 2019-11-05T17:48:58+00:00 November 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Streaming video has captured the "new" audience like no other. This is brought about with tremendous programming and ease of viewing...on whatever device the viewer wants. Many broadcasters still cling to the belief that this is a fleeting fad....much like Blockbuster did when they had the chance to buy Netflix in 2000 for fifty million [...]

10 02, 2019

Business will initially be 5G’s driver

By | 2019-02-10T18:52:39+00:00 February 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Yes, wireless carriers are talking up the consumer 5G dream, but the reality is that the real use cases are going to be all about the enterprise out of the gate. The 5G race is well underway and rest assured you'll see a lot of hype, a few new devices with better bandwidth and promises [...]

4 12, 2018

PADEM & LeadersIn Video – Where’s TV headed 2018 and beyond!

By | 2019-02-10T18:59:37+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Key global CEO's and CTO's discuss direct experience and opinions as to TV's shifts, needs and market direction.

16 10, 2018

Where is TV headed….this week?

By | 2019-02-10T18:54:37+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Consolidating, blending and creating new TV hybrids are a bit like the evolution of the smart-phone...potentially brilliant, but challenging. Where we are today and which is quite real is the creation of combined broadcast and internet streaming services that are interestingly a logical extension of the television tradition and which are gaining traction. The blending [...]

5 06, 2018

Building a new audience…is there opportunity?

By | 2018-06-12T18:19:40+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Change is taking place in every corner of the M&E industry. Suddenly, we have an embarrassment of riches – content, channels, screens, audience – and no one is certain how to make money off it, let alone manage the size of audiences and issues being created. Most of the current participants in the are sure [...]

15 03, 2018

The Greatest Opportunity is Just Starting…Preparing for the New Viewer Connection

By | 2018-06-21T16:20:07+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preparing to provide content now for TV isn’t really TV. It’s now a whole lot more. Being able to access content and effectively delivering it to the audience is even more important. Identifying each viewer intelligently so they can experience what they want on whatever device they’d like it is even more important, and is [...]

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