Friday, March 24th, 2017

June 2016 – At the SMPTE ETCA event, a panel discussed the status of the linear programming and what it looks like now and in the future. Historically this has been the domain of the networks whose solution included full control of deciding which shows go on at what time. The single airing of the [...]

Pepcom event, June 2016 – There is nothing not to like about Pepcom’s press only events. They are always well organized and have so many innovative products to see. The event happened on the evening of Thursday, May 19th, at the Metreon in San Francisco and focused on mobile products. 21 companies showcased their automotive, [...]

June 2016 – A number of the Intel employees were challenged at being in locations where file collaboration and secure communication became a problem when in offsite locations, traveling, and even in a diversity of buildings in their own company. The system has a standard dedicated PC running Windows 7,8,or 10 that is just a [...]

May 24,2016, Society for Information Display, San Francisco—Hiroyuki Oshima from Japan Display presented a wide-ranging talk on displays, focusing on the next generation of mobile devices. This display category is primed with opportunities, yet faced with many technical challenges to achieve those opportunities. Displays have evolved from the early CRTs to flat panels, first as [...]

February 2016 – At the Digitial Entertainment World conference in LA, Highwinds was displaying their low latency CDN service that is targeted at OTT, IPTV and mobile content delivery. Several years ago, they entered this competitive marketplace, with a new architecture for their high performance servers that includes advanced storage architecture. The current marketplace is [...]

January 2016 – This year, the RSA Conference San Francisco returns to its traditional time slot of February. This year’s event has been updated to reflect not only the issues of the current business environment, but to make the take-away from the event more actionable on a short term basis. In the past, while the [...]

November 10, 2015, ARM TechCon, Santa Clara, CA—Mike Muller CTO from ARM talked about the changes in semiconductors over the past 25 years. Not only has transistor density increased according to Moore’s law, but so have functionality and capabilities. The change have also gone into other categories, like data discs. A CD has row and [...]

October 2015 – As an end of the year refresh and to line up with the Adobe MAX event, Dell rolled out a new line of mobile workstations and an addition to the desktop lineup. The major shift on the mobile workstations is the inclusion of the Intel Sky Lake H processors, support for Thunderbolt [...]

September 2015 – The Techcrunch Disrupt event in San Francisco held a fairly new population of exhibitors this year. A large number of the startups were not from the traditional “lets develop a 10 page business plan from chapter 2 of our books and raise money” like the on-line MBA courses have advocated for the [...]

September 2015 – At the IHS FDP conference the overview was on the global direction in Flat Panel Displays (FPD). In the CE space the drives have been TVs on the large screen side, and mobile devices on the smaller screen side. The net result of all of the details of various global drivers was [...]