Table of Contents For This Issue
News about People and Companies influencing The Broadband Home
Each month, we collect miscellaneous happenings, studies, trends or observations you might have missed. This month's briefs focus on ad-supported online TV, the digital game market, personal hotspots, and the future of the wired phone.
Until now, there has been no standardized mechanism to keep high-speed media and data streams from interfering with each other. Today's home isolates the streams into separate islands of digital technology. Audio video bridging (AVB) will provide the missing link required to interconnect the islands -- just when new applications need it.
Dave recently had the experience of being on the receiving end of remote PC support. He learned that great tools in the right hands can provide an exemplary customer experience--but in the wrong hands can be very frustrating to the end user.
August is over and the conference circuit is getting back into full swing. Some of the noteworthy conferences that will be happening in the next few months include the UTC Smart Grid Workshop, Partners Healthcare 2009 Connected Health Symposium and Telco TV. We're planning to get to all of these, and we hope to see you there.