Michael Silbergleid

Michael Silbergleid

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3-D TV Sales to Top 1 Million This Year

Dealerscope.com has a piece on projected 3-D TV sales for 2010 based on a report from DisplaySearch (the Quarterly TV Design and Features Report). The article (and more from the report) can be found at http://www.dealerscope.com/article/following-international-ces-3d-television-primary-subject-buzz-displaysearch-released-numbers-wednesda/1  More

FCC Issues Order Promoting Competition in the Video Distribution Market

The Federal Communications Commission today took an important step toward promoting competition and innovation in the video distribution market by establishing a process for considering, on a case-by-case basis, complaints about the availability of terrestrially delivered, cable-affiliated programming, addressing what is commonly referred to as the “terrestrial loophole.”   These new rules allow DBS providers, telcos […]  More

IEEE Publishes First Audio Video Bridging (AVB) Standard

Press release from The AVnu Alliance follows in its entirety: BEAVERTON, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The AVnu Alliance™ is pleased to announce that the IEEE has ratified and published IEEE 802.1Qav, the first of the core Audio/Video Bridging (AVB) standards. IEEE 802.1Qav defines forwarding and queuing for time sensitive streams and is part of a suite of […]  More

Scientific American & White Space

Scientific American‘s story “Receive Between the Lines: FCC Mulls Signal “White Space” as Part of National Broadband Plan” looks at how unused “white spaces” between occupied radio frequencies would help more wireless users find access to the Internet, but could also create greater interference. You can read the story at http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=fcc-white-space-sensing  More

Debate Confronts Idaho Public Television's Value

IdahoStatesman.com reports that fewer channels and local shows and reduced rural service could happen this spring as Gov. Butch Otter’s proposed cuts to Idaho Public Television are just the latest in a long and sometimes stormy relationship between the Statehouse and state-owned public TV. At a recent press conference, first lady Lori Otter said the Otters […]  More

Neustar Tapped to Work on Movie Download Anti-Piracy System

The Associated Press is reporting that Neustar, a Sterling, Va.-based company, has been tapped by a consortium of Hollywood studios and technology companies to manage a database that would limit piracy while giving consumers the ability to watch downloaded video content on a variety of gadgets and devices. The Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) announced this month […]  More

Video Scout 3mm Camera: For Surgeons or James Bond?

At just 3 millimeters in diameter, BC Tech’s Video Scout is one of the smallest medical cameras in the world with a diameter of 3mm, according to the company’s VP of business development, Charlie Skinner. This is one small camera. You can read more at http://news.cnet.com/8301-27083_3-10432557-247.html  More