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Can Your Cellphone Interfere With Your TV?

April 16, 2014

By David Hunter, Principal Architect, CableLabs – Signals crossed In an ideal world signals in the air wouldn’t mingle, mix, or blend with signals on a cable. Our world would be simpler if wireless RF signals would dutifully follow separation rules. However, they are freewheeling spirits that enjoy visiting their friends in the cables. This […]

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4K vs. UHDTV: Clearing up the Confusion

April 9, 2014

By Daryl Malas, Principal Architect, CableLabs – The 2014 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas features many new products for 4K and Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV). But what is the difference between the two? Here’s a quick overview: What Does 4K Mean? 4K is a term used to describe the cinema […]

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FCC Votes to Expand Wireless Spectrum: A Win for Wi-Fi

March 31, 2014

By Rob Alderfer, CableLabs – Today is a big day for Wi-Fi and everyone that uses it – which is, of course, all of us. Our Wi-Fi is about to get twice as good. How? By doubling the size of the Wi-Fi pipe. The FCC voted today to double the amount of wireless spectrum that […]

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A Cybersecurity Framework for the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure: How CableLabs is Helping

March 26, 2014

By Susan Joseph, Principal Security Architect, CableLabs – Over the past year there has been a significant increase in the number and frequency of cyber-attacks on major retailers, social media sites, and financial institutions.  From identity theft and credit card fraud to denial of service, these cyber criminals are starting to disrupt our lives in […]

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The Future of Home Networking: Putting the ‘HIP’ in HIPnet™

March 12, 2014

By John Berg, Senior Engineer, CableLabs – You’ve been hearing all the hype about IPv6 networks but don’t know why you should care.  Perhaps you’ve heard that your cable provider is delivering IPv6 service to your home but you don’t know what that means or why you should take advantage of it.  Maybe you’ve just […]

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SDN & NFV: Moving the Network into the Cloud

February 26, 2014

By Chris Donley, Director, Advanced Networks and Applications, CableLabs – Cisco recently predicted that Internet traffic will reach 1.4 zettabytes per year by 2017. This traffic explosion is putting pressure on service providers to rein in costs while increasing capacity.  Enter Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV).  In much the same way […]

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The Search for a Royalty-Free Video Codec

February 19, 2014

By Arianne Hinds, Lead Architect, Standards Strategy, Office of CTO, CableLabs – Recently, there have been some discussions in the news about the quest for a royalty-free video codec in key standards organizations.  How did this quest get started and what exactly is a royalty-free video codec anyway? For starters, a codec is short for […]

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4K TVs: Grasping for Consumers

February 11, 2014

By Daryl Malas, Principal Architect, CableLabs – 4K is a prominent buzzword in home entertainment and across the content industry.  No doubt that during the Sochi Olympics, you will see an advertisement somewhere for UHDTV or 4K TVs, and you might even consider if the Olympics will look even better on your very own 4K […]

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