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31 08, 2017

A thought on the reality of Immersive Content*

By | 2018-06-21T16:36:02+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Developing, delivering, and using a new technology like VR/AR isn’t easy; but boy oh boy, is it fun. In a week in Amsterdam at IBC, those of us that are lucky enough to go will be seeing – and for that matter hearing — from people who are pressing the envelop to see how VR [...]

30 06, 2017

Local OTT: The Holy Grail of IP delivered TV

By | 2018-06-21T16:36:36+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One of the areas where TV provides tremendous value is ironically right in their own back yard. Local TV is one of the highest reasons why viewers haven’t really moved beyond cable. Local new, sports interests are part of the fabric of any community. In fact every now and then seeing your neighbor on TV, [...]

30 05, 2017

Streaming Will Be a Rough, Uncertain Ride for Many

By | 2018-06-21T16:37:07+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Global Tech Insider – Furious at NAB – to be distributed to publications May 31, 2017, to over 60,000 dailey readers: Streaming Will Be a Rough, Uncertain Ride for Many “I’ve been waiting a long time for this!” Miller, “The Fate of the Furious,” Universal Studios, 2017 The ATSC (Advanced Television Standards Committee) 3.0 had [...]

9 03, 2017

Personalizing Relationships, Results in Digital OTT Ecosystem

By | 2018-06-21T16:37:46+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Personalizing Relationships, Results in Digital OTT Ecosystem As published in TheFuture.TV, SIAsia, BroadcastBeat, and seven more outlets. The NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) show is just around the corner (April 22-27) and the M&E (media & entertainment) industry is actively trying to figure out where to place their bets on the new digital ecosystem. Linear [...]

28 12, 2016

The New Breed of Filmmaker/TV Creator, Content Consumer in 25 Years

By | 2018-06-21T16:38:30+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

As published on January 1, 2017 – www.thefuture.tv “We need to make sure that they understand the difference between a weapon and a tool. Language is messy and sometimes one can be both.” — Dr. Louise Banks, “Arrival,” 20 Laps Entertainment, 2016 Arrival isn’t just a movie, it’s like art films I used to view [...]

27 10, 2016

Fast, Quality, Consistent Performance Set the Pace at IBC

By | 2018-06-21T16:39:11+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Content Insider #491 – IBC Wrap “It’s not how you stand by your car; it’s how you race your car.” – “The Fast and the Furious,” Universal, 2001 Taking on more of the flavor of an IT (information technology) show than a broadcast show, IBC network and studio attendees spent more time this year focused [...]

3 10, 2016

Everything’s rich IP, VR/360, Intelligent and flexible data?

By | 2018-06-21T16:39:49+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

While attending the 2016 IBC show, I noticed some interesting trends, cool demos and new offerings. For example, while flying drones were missing, VR goggles were everywhere; 360 was paramount versus first-person story telling with AI; IBM was showing 8K video editing using flash memory and magnetic tape; the IBC itself featured a fully IP-based [...]

30 06, 2016

Are CCN’s the new direction for video distribution?

By | 2018-06-21T16:40:20+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This past week as a chairman of this years 2016 SMPTE IP Entertainment Summit in the Silicon Valley, we had a lengthy discussion around a science project that started at PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) a few years ago in managing intelligently the delivery of media content, after all SMPTE stands for Society of Motion [...]

2 05, 2016

It’s here: TV has embraced IP Delivery

By | 2018-06-21T16:40:57+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rarely has there been two weeks that can be viewed as “epic,” but this year’s NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show, along with TV Connect in London, is by virtue coinciding with what is arguably the biggest shift in broadcasting since the introduction of cable TV. Following court decisions and then FCC rules that freed [...]

17 12, 2015

Is it D2C, DTC, OTT, MCN or MVPP: Why is this important to New TV?

By | 2018-06-21T16:41:42+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There are predictions occurring in the media technology industry on what TV is and what it will be. Well, here’s a news flash…it will be the same that it is to you right now, only there will be more of it and easier to obtain. TV will be based around the ease of access on [...]

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