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Will Law

Will Law

April 17, 2012 8:09 PM

DASHing Into an Era of Convergence

San Francisco has a largely unknown place in the history of television. Back in 1927, on Green Street in the city, Philo Farnsworth had patented a method for showing moving pictures wirelessly. As a lone inventor, he was up against RCA, Westinghouse and Marconi. Each TV broadcaster at the time required a custom TV set to receive their signals. If you wanted to watch certain channels, you had to buy

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Akamai

April 17, 2012 2:20 PM

Akamai Asks at NAB 2012 - with Will Richmond, VideoN ...

We caught up with Will Richmond of VideoNuze yesterday at NAB to talk about the latest in innovation around new business models for the broadcast industry. Will talks opportunities, challenges and what the consumer wants in terms of accessing their entertainment libraries. Hear from Will on the below video!

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Akamai

April 16, 2012 11:35 PM

TV Everywhere Sees Renewed Vigor in Time for NAB 201 ...

One year ago, at NAB 2011, TV Everywhere was talked about... well... everywhere. Operators and programmers were racing to secure their strategies to stay relevant in the Media 3.0 world and take advantage of new business models; and after enjoying a few years of vigorous discussion, months went by with stalled progress, leaving many to wonder what happened. Operators want to bundle content to their throngs of paying subscribers, and

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Akamai

March 12, 2012 2:32 PM

College Hoops Are Here! How Will YOU Be Watching?

Major sports brands have always led the way when it comes to leveraging technology to reach fans in more engaging and interactive ways. True fans never want to miss a moment of the action and as a direct result, the Super Bowl was streamed live for the first time last month and more than 2.1 million people watched, NBC said.  Next up is the big college basketball tournament happening throughout

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Akamai

March 7, 2012 5:15 PM

Another Step in The Hyperconnected Post-PC Era

I have been on my flight out to San Francisco to attend the Game Developers Conference as I write this, and have been thinking about how greatly our lives have been changed by hyperconnectivity. Do you feel like your lives have been impacted in this new era of devices? In which ways? Share your stories with us. I have been following Apple's product announcements today over my non-PC device via

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Akamai

February 9, 2012 10:17 AM

Let's Rock! We Got the Inside Scoop on This Weekend' ...

Awards season is upon us. The music industry is a buzz with announcements related to performances and presenters at this year's 54th GRAMMY Awards Telecast on Sunday Feb 12. The folks behind the Grammy's pride themselves on bringing music fans the most interactive and engaging online awards experience possible. With behind-the-scene cameras and exclusive online-only interviews, the Grammy.com site and associated GRAMMY Live initiative will bring a fantastic multi-screen experience

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Akamai

January 20, 2012 12:38 PM

Can the Cloud Solve Fragmentation Problems as Device ...

The sun has set on another CES show filled with new gadgets, celebrity appearances, endless cab lines, partially-functional voice and data services, and back-to-back meetings. After meeting with many connected device companies, content owners, press and analysts, a few themes seemed to stand out.The first big theme is that hyperconnectivity has become completely pervasive. Every imaginable device can be connected to the Internet to provide additional services. Phones, tablets, TVs

Akamai

Akamai

January 10, 2012 2:09 PM

Las Vegas is a Zoo!

Twitter and the blogosphere are buzzing about CES 2012. As the sun set the night before the show officially started, there was already a lot to think about. The cab lines at the airport weren't nearly as long as in years past, cell coverage seems to be working still (it was non existent last year at this time) and kangaroo's are the latest press conference gimmick. Should be a fun

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Akamai

January 9, 2012 6:00 AM

Connected Consumers, Premium Content and the Cloud C ...

Today's hyperconnected world is radically changing the business of media and entertainment. Cloud computing, ubiquitous connectivity, and the increasing consumption of IP video are driving content providers to move more content to the cloud and users to expect easy access across multiple devices. Technology advancements and rapid consumer adoption have created an environment where delivering a secure, high-performing consumer experience on any device is critical. This new environment brings enormous