5G Will Open the Complete Content Pipeline

by Andy Marken

Back in 1986 when Top Gun first hit the screen, we heard those oft quoted words spoken, “I feel the need, the need for speed.” And when our daughter walks out of the theater …

Tags:5G| Networks

Light Field Streaming Milestone Reached

by Chris Chinnock

Cable operator Charter Communications and host of partners used the recent SCTE*ISBE Cable-Tec Expo to showcase a light field capture-transmission-display demonstration. This is the first time such an end-to-end demonstration has been attempted and …

Tags:Holographic Displays| Light Field Displays| Networks| Super Hi-Vision (8K)

Can Software “Eat” 5G Hardware?

by Steve Sechrist

There is an old saying in the technology mind space that any hardware that can be replaced by software, will be. It’s an observable fact in technology evolution… Now, faced with the quandary of …

Tags:5G| AT&T| Cellular| Dell| Ericsson| FCC| Huawei| Microsoft| Networks| Nokia| Security

$10 Buys 5G Network on Verizon Phones – Sort of…

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, US telecom carrier Verizon Communications Inc. said it is going to charge its customers an additional $10 per month for access to its 5G network after the first 90-days …

Tags:3G & 4G| 5G| Networks| USA| Verizon

Will Face Recognition Save Us?

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, the good folks over at Strategy Analytics just published a preliminary look at the newest Apple flagship smartphone (iPhone XS) with it’s standout face ID log in feature that …

Tags:Apple| iPhone| Market Data| Networks| Security

What Bob Saw on the Net 14/06/2019

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) Worldwide …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Aviation| Gaze Recognition| Networks| OLED TVs| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)| QD OLEDs| Samsung Display| Vuzix

SES Downgrades Dinner to Breakfast

by Bob Raikes

SES has traditionally held a press event and dinner on the evening before IBC but this year had a more informal event at breakfast. We went along. Steve Collar has been the CEO and …

Tags:Aviation| IBC 2018| Large Display Monitor| Maritime| Networks| Satellite| SES| Transport| Vol 25 - Issue 36

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G&D Extends 8K up to 10 Kilometres

by Bob Raikes

We’ve reported German KVM maker, Guntermann & Drunck several times, most recently from the ATC event in Madrid (KVMs Important in ATC) and we spotted them in our rush around Infocomm, but didn’t have …

Tags:KVMs| Large Display Monitor| Networks| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Vol 25 - Issue 26

Qualcomm and the Advent of 5G Cell Networks

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, 5G is at the root of the recent headlines of the US Treasury Dept. scuttling a “$121B hostile Chinese takeover bid” (to the Singapore-based Broadcom) of mobile chip maker, …

Tags:5G| Chip Technology| Networks| Security| Smartphone Market| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 11

Juniper: VR Data Consumption Will Grow 650% by 2021

by Andrew Fenn

A new VR study by Juniper Research estimates that standalone VR headsets and those tethered to smartphones will be consuming 650% more data over the next four years, hitting 21,000 PetaByts in 2021. Virtual …

Tags:AR/VR| Mobile Display Monitor| Networks| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 29

Enabling the Future of Personal Media

by Tom Allen

Graham Mills was the next speaker; he is the co-founder and chair of Personal Media Platforms. This is a collaborative project, with three key goals. It hopes to enable the personal media industry to: …

Tags:DTG Summit 2016| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Data| Networks| Spectrum Allocation| Vol 23 - Issue 20