Michael Silbergleid

Michael Silbergleid

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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

CES 2010: The Challenge of Naming Technology

The IEEE Spectrum reports on CES with a twist… how technologies are named. “Consumer electronics technology evolves more quickly, more quickly, it seems, than the industry’s vocabulary. So this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has been full of vocabulary lessons…” There’s much more at http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/consumer-electronics/audiovideo/ces-2010-the-challenge-of-naming-technology  More

CableLabs Develops 3D Test Support, Opens Laboratory for 3D TV Technology

CableLabs has expanded support for development of 3D television technology. This effort results from the positive responses of the consumer electronics and programming industries. CableLabs is providing testing capabilities for 3D TV implementation scenarios over cable. These capabilities cover a full range of technologies including various frame compatible, spatial multiplexing solutions for transmission. Examples of […]  More

Panasonic, LG To Feature Skype Technology In TVs This Year

Skype Technologies has partnered with LG Electronics and Panasonic , saying the companies will begin producing televisions with its technology embedded in them, allowing users to make video calls over the Internet without a personal computer. The technology will appear in Panasonic’s line of 2010 Viera Cast-enabled televisions as well as 26 new LG televisions […]  More

TV Digital Rights Management Surfaces… Again

PC Magazine reports that on Wednesday, the MPAA attempted to clarify its position on a technology called Selectable Output Control, which the MPAA is lobbying the FCC to enable. Essentially, SOC would require all televisions and set-top boxes to include digitally secure interfaces. The MPAA has argued that such a secured environment would allow first-run […]  More

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