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An IDEA is Born: CableLabs Heads Up New Alliance That Will Bring Holodecks Into Your Living Room

April 11, 2019

CableLabs has joined forces with top players in cutting-edge media technology—Charter Communications, Light Field Lab, OTOY and Visby—to form the Immersive Digital Experiences Alliance (IDEA). Chaired by CableLabs’ Principal Architect and Futurist, Arianne Hinds, the alliance aims to facilitate the development of an end-to-end ecosystem for immersive media, including VR, AR, stereoscopic 3D and the […]

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2019 Tech Innovation Predictions

January 3, 2019

Now that 2019 is here, it’s time to share my tech innovation predictions for the year. Watch the video below to find out what you can expect to see in 2019. What are your innovation predictions for 2019? Tell us in the comment section below. Best wishes for a great new year!  — Subscribe to our blog […]

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1+1=100: CableLabs’ University Research Relationships and Their Role Within the Innovation Ecosystem

December 28, 2018

One of CableLabs’ most important objectives is the continuous pursuit of new ideas that can lead to game-changing innovations for the cable industry. CableLabs university research relationships give us access to great minds around the world that can bring innovative ideas to the cable industry and supercharge our own efforts at CableLabs. It’s also an […]

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CableLabs Announces Major Update to the Open Source LoRa Server

December 18, 2018

Last week, in my blog post “CableLabs Open Source LPWAN Server Brings Diverse LPWAN Technologies Together,” we announced our LPWAN Server. This project is open source and: Provides new capabilities to bring IoT LPWAN wireless technologies together Is a flexible tool to enable the use of multiple servers across multiple vendors The LPWAN Server was […]

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CableLabs Open Source LPWAN Server Brings Diverse LPWAN Technologies Together

December 11, 2018

CableLabs is excited to announce a new open source project called LPWAN Server. The LPWAN Server provides new capabilities to bring IoT LPWAN wireless technologies together. Before we go into more details on the LPWAN Server, let us first get some background into this space. In my previous blog post, I discussed the Internet of […]

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Innovation From All Corners: The Role of Vendors in the Innovation Ecosystem

December 7, 2018

So far we’ve covered the cycle of innovation and commercialization in Transforming Ideas into Solutions and how CableLabs helps turn innovative ideas into reality through startup collaboration and creative licensing agreements. This next part of the Innovation Ecosystem Series focuses on vendors and their role in moving our industry forward.   CableLabs has a long […]

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IPoC: A New Core Networking Protocol for 5G Networks

October 29, 2018

5G is the latest iteration of cellular network technology developed to meet the growing traffic demand for both smartphones and homes. With beamforming and frequency bands reaching millimeter waves, 5G promises many benefits: Higher speeds Lower latency The ability to connect many more devices However, current de jure standards and protocols, designed for earlier technologies, […]

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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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Patents and Licensing: Why It Matters

October 18, 2018

Hi, Jud here. A lawyer, writing a blog. Why? Because I’ve been asked so many times about how patents and licensing works that I decided to write it all down as an element in our CableLabs Innovation Series. I tend to spend a lot of my time (understatement!) working on both patents and licensing. So, […]

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Living the Gigabit Internet Dream

September 20, 2018

“Gigabit” is the Internet dream. It means connectivity at blazing-fast speeds, with enough bandwidth for any device imaginable, where the online world is your oyster. Cable is rapidly making this dream a reality by making gigabit Internet service available to consumers. Looking back just a couple of years, the prospect of widely available gigabit service […]

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