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AT&T CruiseCast: 22 Live TV Channels in Your Car

AT&T for TV On The Go : Our friends at AT&T are beating the drums louder for their in car satellite live TV service called “CruiseCast” since their nationwide US launch date on June 1, 2009. And with the rather steep installation price of just under $1,300 their success will be a sure sign that consumer spending is up and the economy is really rebounding. RaySat Broadcasting Leads the Charge: RaySat, a Dallas based privately...

TellyTopia Launches 2nd Digital UGC TV Channel.

No New Set Top Box Required for This Silicon Valley Service. i2TV Broadcasts UGC on TV Channels : If you’re serious about getting a local audience to see your latest video creation, why not upload it to a TV station and have it broadcast for everyone to see on their TV? i2TV is TellyTopia’s viewer video upload platform which allows the next Spielberg or Tarantino to showcase their video productions on a broadcast TV channel...

Would DLNA and CABA Make Good Partners?

Working Both Sides of the Connectivity Puzzle
The DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) and the CABA (Continental Automated Buildings Association) may want to explore joint opportunities to influence the Connected Home of the future. Exploring Networks and Devices : Both non-profit organizations bring industry leaders together to understand and shape technology for the home. Some major corporations are members of both organizations: HP, Microsoft, Alcatel-Lucent, and Cisco are examples. While DLNA is primarily...

Roku and Ustream.TV Cashin’ In on OTT Video

The Money Machine is Working for the Over The Top Video Market Press stories based on SEC filings show that two of the premier OTT providers have turned on their money magnets: Roku has raised at least $24 million over four financing rounds, including a $6 million investment from Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) according to Paid Content.Org. In the meantime, Ustream.TV pulled in another $2M for their live streaming service. Not bad when times are still...

Netflix and NeuLion Boost New OTT Channels as Qwest Selects OTT Route

Disney-ABC and Taiwan TV Shows Now Available to Subscriber The OTT (Over The Top) IPTV market continues to show strength of the business model with separate announcements from Netflix and NeuLion channel KyLinTV this week on top of Qwest's proclamations last week. Netflix Announcement : Netflix and Disney-ABC Television Group announced a streaming deal which will ad “Lost”, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Legend of the Seeker” shows to Netflix’s existing lineup of TV shows available for...

3D TV - Is It Ready for Prime Time?

BSkyB Launching 3DTV for Subs BSkyB will launch Europe's first 3D TV channel programming in the UK in 2010. The 9 million subscriber British MSO made the announcement during its second quarter financial report on Thursday, July 30, 2009. The 3D channel will offer 3D movies, entertainment and sports. However, to watch 3D programs customers will also need the latest "3D ready" TV set and special glasses (Oh No!). EU Funding for Advanced 3D TV:...

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