The Near Future

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Behind the Tech: Near Future. Diverse Thinkers Wanted.

August 28, 2019

During Summer Conference, we released Diverse Thinkers Wanted, the fourth Near Future film—this one about the ways we’ll all be working a few years from now. Just like the previous three films, Diverse Thinkers Wanted highlights how advancements in cable technology can affect the way we interact with other people and the world around us—but […]

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The Near Future. Diverse Thinkers Wanted: 10 Fun Facts

August 8, 2019

This week, at our Summer Conference, we released a short film titled The Near Future. Diverse Thinkers Wanted. The fourth installment in our Near Future series focusing on light field technology, mixed reality and AI, the film highlights how our broadband networks and increased connectivity keeps everyone in the workplace seamlessly connected and more creative. Here […]

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Just Released: A New “Near Future” Film Takes a Look at How Innovation Will Affect the Way You Work

August 6, 2019

This week, CableLabs released the fourth installment in its Near Future series. Titled The Near Future: Diverse Thinkers Wanted, this short film explores the aspect of life that takes up most of our time and energy: work. Have you ever wondered what a typical day at the office might be like in a decade? Will […]

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Cable and Education: Welcome to the Classroom of the Future

October 25, 2018

In August we released the third installment of our vision videos: “The Near Future. Ready for Anything.” In the video, we imagine a future where kids use technology to learn and solve problems and can’t wait to come back to school on Monday. Skeptical? You won’t be after you see what their classrooms might look […]

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10 Fun Facts about our Film The Near Future. Ready for Anything.

August 9, 2018

“Ideas without execution are a hobby, and true innovators are not in the hobby business.” — Phil McKinney This week at our Summer Conference we released a short a film titled The Near Future. Ready for Anything. The third in our Near Future series focusing on virtual reality and AI, the film highlights how our broadband networks […]

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CableLabs Unveils its Vision of the Future of Education

August 7, 2018

According to a 2018 national Education Week survey, the majority of education leaders report that digital technologies are an important supplemental resource used to personalize the learning experience based on each student’s strengths, weaknesses and preferences. How can children be prepared for a work environment that looks nothing like today? How can subjects be taught […]

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Cable’s Role in the Future of Connected Healthcare

September 26, 2017

A version of this article appeared in S&P Global Market Intelligence in August 2017. You can find the original here. The connection between cable and healthcare may not be immediately obvious to the casual observer. CableLabs has a vision of the potential future of healthcare in five to ten years’ time that is based on the massive and […]

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10 Fun Facts about The Near Future. A Better Place.

August 10, 2017

“Innovate with Purpose” – CableLabs President and CEO Phil McKinney This week at our Summer Conference we released a short a film titled The Near Future. A Better Place. The second in our Near Future series focusing on virtual reality and AI, the film highlights how our broadband networks and increased connectivity in the home […]

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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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NCTA & CableLabs Hosted The Near Future Conference & Delighted the Crowd

May 4, 2017

Today’s event brings together innovators who will share with you the near future. A future that will build upon networks that we as an industry are already building. – CEO and President of CableLabs Phil McKinney, The Near Future 2017 What does the near future look like? Make no mistake – it’s already (virtually) here. […]

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