Connected devices and CPE

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Report links OTT on television with increase in cord cutting

A report by consumer data company Experian shows a direct link between the availability of over-the-top content such as Netflix and an increase in consumers cutting the cable cord.

Time Warner Cable developing its first RDK-based IP set-top

Time Warner Cable is developing its first Humax-built IP set-top that integrates the Reference Design Kit platform and features TWC's cloud navigator. The operator expects to deploy the new box by the end of 2014.

Cable operators ally to chase cloud-based Wi-Fi, as Los Angeles resurrects its citywide plan

Large businesses are the primary target of an alliance of Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications, Google, Microsoft and the CEA, which have banded together as WifiForward with the goal of freeing up spectrum to more efficiently manage wireless services across adjoining networks.

IP video's moneymaking potential

We've seen a lot of momentum in the IP video space over the past few months as major players in the space race to stake their claim in this rapidly shifting area.  Programmers and distributors are forming alliances with each other and with device makers in the hope of finding the best avenue to the consumer.

IHS: Broadcast equipment sales will jump to $69B by 2017

Professional broadcast equipment sales jumped to $63 billion globally last year, which was a 52 percent increase compared to 2007, IHS Technology Professional Video Research said

Aereo CEO wants to sell cable operators a cloud-based DVR for $10 per sub

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Aereo Founder/CEO Chet Kanojia sounded highly confident in his Supreme Court case and boldly pledged to spend the year after the court case expanding his 110-person company and supplying low-cost technology to the nearly 1,000-member companies of the American Cable Association (ACA).

Audible Magic, SportsData pitch ACR product to broadcasters

Audible Magic said it has developed a product with a sports data provider which could allow broadcasters to use automatic content recognition technology to deliver play-by-play statistics during live and recorded sports programs to viewers using devices ranging from IP-connected TVs to smartphones.

Multiscreen over-the-top video to dominate NAB 2014

With multiscreen over-the-top video moves expected to generate buzz at next week's National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas, the list of 200 first-time exhibitors includes IP video technology vendors ranging from stealth startup SeeSpace to electronics giant Fujitsu.

Verizon touts 12 tuners with launch of FiOS Quantum video media servers

With the rollout of new home video gateways from Arris, Verizon is introducing FiOS Quantum TV as a new brand for its cable programming service.

iControl adds Sercomm cloud camera to home automation platform

iControl Networks said Tuesday that it is adding a new high-definition camera from Sercomm to its home automation platform.