Fabless chip maker Broadcom has teamed up with wireless optimization specialist Plume to develop and distribute technologies for mitigating interference in unlicensed Wi-Fi spectrum. Interference remains a major cause of erratic performance and patchy coverage in wireless home networks.
Veteran satellite and fiber connectivity provider IntelSat has partnered with Dejero, pioneers of bonded cellular video transmission technology to offer hybrid Ku-band IP connectivity as part of a new hybrid bandwidth service Dejero calls CellSat.
The biggest challenge facing broadcasters is how to embrace mobile phones at both ends of the content spectrum, for creation and viewing, rather than rushing headlong into immersive TV for the big screen.
LiveU is extending its Solo product line of wireless video encoders with an HDMI encoder and a tool for added graphics on the fly.
MoCA access is the latest in a line of multimedia over coax standards dating back to 2005.
The latest version of the MoCA (Multimedia over Coaxial Alliance) specifications for data over coaxial cable is pitched as an alternative to DOCSIS 3.1 for in-building distribution of premium video services, especially Ultra HD (UHD). It is also being offered as a high-speed backbone to ensure performance and reliability of Wi-Fi home networks, especially in buildings where coax is already installed.
Multiscreen and mobile software provider Access is aiming to exploit the OTT streaming boom to promote its two main product families at Angacom in Cologne, Germany.