Sun Expands its Video Streaming System

At the NAB show in Las Vegas earlier this month, Sun Microsystems
announced that it is expanding its Sun Streaming System product
portfolio to create what it claims is the only IPTV platform that can
scale "seamlessly and cost-effectively" from 100 to 160,000
simultaneous streams. The portfolio's Sun Fire X4950 Streaming
Switch has been joined by new server and storage platforms for small

[itvt] Radio: PBS Celebrity, Gary Sohmers, on his Video Queue ITV Technology

In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Gary Sohmers , president and chairman of Interactive Meet and Greet Entertainment (IMAGE) , discusses his company's flagship Video Queue technology, which allows TV viewers to have face-to-face encounters with celebrities. (Note: Sohmers will probably be familiar to [itvt] readers who are also PBS viewers: he is a regular guest on the popular program, "Antiques Roadshow," where he appraises toys, collectibles and memorabilia.)