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Variety: “Big TV Killed the DVR”

http://variety.com/2014/tv/news/big-media-hopes-to-kill-the-ad-zapping-dvr-with-video-on-demand-1201061036/ Great article — including the sad truth that industry forces are partly to blame for the stagnation of DVR technology. (Witness TiVo’s current experience with the Comcast Xfinity Cable Card — it’s awful — e.g. watching VOD forces me to cancel in-process DVR recordings.) I’ve been in the TV technology business for many years […]

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A Tricky OTT Blind Spot — Why Mom shouldn’t Buy 4K, yet

Used to be that video tech was a cool profession. Today, my mom asked me if she should buy a “4G” TV. It feels like she just Friended me on Facebook. First of all, mom, it’s 4K. Second — unlike 3D hype, 4K will actually arrive — someday. In video, picture quality is always #1, and […]

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