Michael Silbergleid

Michael Silbergleid

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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

Global Webcast: Cisco and Rochester Institute of Technology Outline Future of Video on Wireless Networks

On January 19, 2010, Cisco will discuss the rapid growth of video and other media-rich applications on wireless networks and how IT managers can meet user demand for these applications with a media-ready wireless local area network, or WLAN. The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), a Cisco customer, will discuss best practices for deploying video […]  More

New Multi-Touch Screen Technology Developed

PhysOrg.com reports that scientists from New York University have formed a company to bring flexible multi-touch screens using a new technology to a range of devices, from e-readers to musical instruments. The new touch screens respond to all kinds of objects, as well as fingers and hands.  There’s more, plus video, at http://www.physorg.com/news182502758.html  More

The 3-D TV Backlash Begins

The floors of the Las Vegas Convention Center are still being cleaned up from CES, and now that the 3-D TV hype is over, the backlash has begun. The Wall Street Journal blog has a piece (and some interesting comments) at http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2010/01/11/the-3-d-tv-backlash-begins/  More