BBH Central IconBBH Report Home PageSandy and Dave
  CENTRAL home  |   REPORT home About/Contact Us  |   Subscribe  |   Index by Topic  
The November 6, 2002 Issue Provided by System Dynamics Inc.
View full issue Print full issue Print table of contents PicturesPictures from this issue

Table of Contents For This Issue

Heard on the Net

News about People and Companies influencing The Broadband Home

Microsoft/HP Media Center PC -- Freestyle Release 1

Microsoft and HP have brought to market the first product based on the "Freestyle" concept Bill Gates debuted at CES last January. It's a good first step to fulfilling the promise, although one purposely targeted to a specific segment of the market. We expect Microsoft will learn from it and over time fill in the missing pieces of the promise.

Magis Networks - The networked TV is coming

Magis has developed a technology for networking video - including high definition - wirelessly in the home. But it's not compatible with Wi-Fi. Why not?

Wi-Fi Increases Security -- What's Next?

The Wi-Fi Alliance has released a new approach to replace the vulnerable "WEP security" before the standards body has fully signed off. Now that the Alliance has started to move in front of standards, we wouldn't be surprised to see more actions to meet market needs for Wi-Fi hot spots.

Re-booting Your TV and Other Hazards of Modern Life

What you get when you combine a computer with a TV set-top: a computer. What a surprise!

Another Step on the Path to "Everything Digital"

Digital terrestrial radio is coming soon.

Your Voice -- Readers' Comments

Do operating systems support powerline networking?

Compelling Broadband Applications -- More From Our Readers

Here are a couple of additional thoughts on compelling broadband applications. If we haven't gotten your favorites yet, do let us know.

Website Changes -- New Report Format and Site Search

Each article in the Web version of this report is now on a separate page which you can read, print or send by email to a friend. We've upgraded the Web site to include a Google-based site search.