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CES 2013 – Where Content Lives in a Collaborative Environment

@johnsolit

January 10, 2013

Some of the best stuff we’ve seen at CES has been the tech that works with all types of content, with all manner of IP devices, and with an eye towards integration and collaboration. Products that don’t proclaim to be the new set top box or new streaming service, but to be the all-in-one coming…

Which Screen is the Real CES Show-Stopper?

@johnsolit

January 8, 2013

Big screens, wide screens, ultra-mega-super-high-definitions screens. Touch screens, smart screens, 100 inch laser screens (laser screens?!). I’m sure it comes as no surprise that so much of what we’re seeing at CES is a newer, faster, brighter, bigger screen that enhances the home TV, computer, and movie experience. After all, getting the most out of…

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Team Stanford Declared App Challenge Winners

May 23, 2012

Yiannis Yiakoumis and Te-Yuan Huang, PhD candidates from Stanford are $10,000 richer having won the inaugural Cable Show App Challenge.  Their winning app allows users to monitor their home network and prioritize traffic coming into the home. The app would allow consumers, for instance, to give network prioritization to video streams entering the home over…

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Checking in with the App Challenge

May 23, 2012

The Cable Show App Challenge is under way at Imagine Park, with teams from Rutgers, MIT, Stanford Wellesley and Pace working to build mobile apps in 48 hours. The apps will leverage the power of broadband and be judged by a panel of cable operators, programmers, and software companies. I spent some time with the…