Michael Silbergleid

Michael Silbergleid

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CableLabs and Canoe Ventures Announce Completion of New EBIF IO6 Specification

By Michael Silbergleid CableLabs and Canoe Ventures LLC today announced the completion and issuance of the latest EBIF (Enhanced TV Binary Interchange Format) specification. This new version (IO6) features functionality developed to meet competitive interactive television market requirements and will widen the range of EBIF-enhanced programming, advertising and applications. You can read the press release […]  More

'Wheel of Fortune' Could Be First 3D Game Show

By Michael Silbergleid The Hollywood Reporter says that a 3D version of “Wheel of Fortune” could be coming to television as game shows become the next form of entertainment to explore the technology. The story is at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/television/news/e3ia613cdbc5ebee2c568017c7f1c7a5e4f  More

I’ve seen the future of TV sport and it’s frightening

Steve Tucker from WalesOnline.co.uk is not what you would call a fan of 3D sports: “Sport on television in 3D is a terrifying prospect.” Want to know why? Find out at http://www.walesonline.co.uk/footballnation/football-columnists/2010/02/07/steve-tucker-i-ve-seen-the-future-of-tv-sport-and-it-s-frightening-91466-25777232/  More

Broadcasters Face Big Challenges Covering Speedy America's Cup Boats on Vast Course

The Canadian Press, reports from Valencia, Spain that broadcasters might not be able to do justice to the big boats that will sail for the America’s Cup next week on the Mediterranean Sea. Once you’re over all the technology of the Super Bowl, take a look at the world’s largest boat race at http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5isq0O3rqvWLtogmewZgrXoDjXiLw  More

Five Things That Will Transform TV

How about an Indian perspective? The Economic Times of India has its take on the future of TV at http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/features/the-sunday-et/consumer-life/Five-things-that-will-transform-TV/articleshow/5543786.cms  More

Web Video Gets H.264 Royalty Reprieve

CNET News reports that in a decision that deprives open-source foes of some rhetorical fodder, the group that licenses patents for the widely used H.264 video-encoding technology chose to renew a streaming-media freebie through 2015. The full story is at http://news.cnet.com/8301-30685_3-20000040-264.html  More

Skip High-Def TV, Proceed Directly to 3D HD

That’s what the Vancouver Sun is telling its readers. “There’s good news for late adopters who haven’t got around to upgrading to a new high definition television yet. Instead of having to shell out for yet another television to replace a high def set, you can skip that and instead go straight to the new […]  More

Canon Launches New HD Video & Audio Capture Technology

Smarthouse reports on Canon, which has struggled in the camcorder market, is set to launch a brand-new Full-HD Codec that allows users to capture high-quality motion images and sound. Aimed at the professional market, the new MPEG-2 FullHD (4:2:2) file-based recording codec delivers up to 50 Mbps data recording and twice the color data of the […]  More

Unrestricted 3D TV: 64 Viewing Angles, Zero Glasses

PC World reports that Sunny Ocean Studios is announcing its contender in the glasses-free 3D television battle. While similar glasses-free 3D TVs shown at CES had flexible yet limited viewing angles (around 8 or 9 viewing angles), Sunny Ocean Studios is promising that its 3D panel will have a whopping 64 viewing angles. The company […]  More