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12 Things We Learned at Summer Conference 2017

August 15, 2017

Last week, at our annual Summer Conference in the picturesque Rocky Mountains, 350 cable operators representing North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia gathered together to explore cutting edge technology products. From VR to AI to autonomous vehicles, President and CEO Phil McKinney introduced several ways CableLabs is set to enhance our quality of […]

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CableLabs Unveils its Vision of the Future of Healthcare

August 7, 2017

Independence. It’s one of the most important elements of our lives. But with age comes the struggle to maintain our independence and this is one of the greatest fears amongst those who are aging. One of the greatest fears of ‘adult kids’ relates to letting their parents continue to live independently. Our parents want to […]

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CableLabs is Excited to Participate in APOStech 2017 in Hong Kong

July 5, 2017

CableLabs is participating in the 2nd Annual APOStech conference this week (July 4-6, 2017) in Hong Kong. Hosted by Media Partners Asia (MPA) and co-sponsored by CableLabs, APOStech is one of Asia’s premier technology and innovation summits. With over  180 participants from around the globe representing cable, telecom and media sectors, the event unites executives […]

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CableLabs Loves Pedal Power: Our Bike to Work Day Story

June 14, 2017

It’s that time of year again! While most of the country celebrates Bike to Work Day in May, Colorado waits for the snow to melt and designates every June as Bike to Work Month and June 28th, 2017 as #BikeToWorkDay. Whether you bike for health, to get to work, preserve the environment, or simply for […]

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Human and Computer Cognition

September 7, 2016

In my mind, the future is not in how we interact with computers, but how computers interact with us, and how lifelike we can make the series of connected artificial intelligence that will become a part of our daily lives. What do I mean by Artificial Intelligence? My view of AI is a program capable […]

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Solutions for Whole Home Wi-Fi Coverage

May 12, 2016

For the majority of homeowners, a single Wi-Fi Access Point (AP) is enough to provide whole home coverage with reliable performance. However, there are homes where a single AP provides insufficient coverage or has unreliable performance in certain areas of the home. For example, as the size of the house increases (> 3000 square feet), […]

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Are Wi-Fi Repeaters and Extenders Beneficial?

February 23, 2016

Subscribers today often supplement their existing Wi-Fi Access Points (AP) with wireless repeaters and extenders to enhance Wi-Fi coverage within the home network. Frequently, we are asked if these devices provide any real benefit. To answer these questions, we ran some tests in a house to measure and compare the relative performance of a couple […]

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The Cost of Codecs: Royalty-Bearing Video Compression Standards and the Road that Lies Ahead

February 1, 2016

Since the dawn of digital video, royalty-bearing codecs have always been the gold standard for much of the distribution and consumption of our favorite TV shows, movies, and other personal and commercial content. Since the early 90’s, the Moving Picture Expert Group (MPEG) has defined the formats and technologies for video compression that allow all […]

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