Table of Contents For This Issue
News about People and Companies influencing The Broadband Home
CableLabs has come a long way in its short life. It has the leading role in specifying and certifying the technologies for delivering advanced services over cable in North America, and plays an increasing role beyond the Americas and far beyond TV and entertainment services. It's now leading an ITU effort for global end-to-end IP multimedia communications. We report on our visit with CableLabs and our telephone interview with its CEO.
OpenGlobe's Rob Hudson explained how his company sees the chaos of users' growing media collections as his company's opportunity.
We're testing the Turtle Beach AudioTron networked digital music player and its associated AudioStation PC software. It's both a great gadget and a clear demonstration of how the consumer electronics and computer worlds are converging fast.
Catherine Duenas and Jeffrey Rosenberg of i-modulo report on developments in Mexico.
Our recent articles on "broadband plumbers" generated a lot of email and we followed up to interview the CEOs of three companies that have different twists on the business. SaVoyant focuses on the ultra-high end of the market, Intelligent Home works closely with the cable operator to retrofit existing homes and HomeSync works with production builders.