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2017 Innovation Predictions

January 3, 2017

It’s that time of year for me to give my innovation predictions. My top three predictions for 2017 are: Mixed Reality IoT Security Flexible Displays Please take a look at the video where I elaborate on these three predictions. Best wishes for a great year.   —–Video Transcript It’s that time of year for me […]

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CableLabs Joins the CBRS Alliance

September 26, 2016

On April 28, the FCC finalized its rules for the Citizens’ Broadband Radio Service (CBRS), opening 150 MHz of spectrum for shared use by commercial entities in the 3.5 GHz band (3.55-3.7 GHz). There will be 15 ten megahertz-wide (MHz) channels available at a granular census tract geography across the United States, suitable for LTE time […]

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Liberty Global and CableLabs Join MulteFire Alliance

September 21, 2016

Today, CableLabs is taking a significant step to drive the development of next-generation wireless technology. We are excited to announce that, along with our member Liberty Global, we are joining the MulteFire Alliance, an open consortium dedicated to making mobile technologies more widely available for use in shared, unlicensed spectrum. MulteFire is based on 3GPP […]

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A Sneak Peek of SCTE Cable-Tec Expo

September 13, 2016

CableLabs and Kyrio will be hosting a booth at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2016.  To provide you with a sneak peek of what we plan to show at the event, below are highlights of six demonstrations: Full Duplex DOCSIS® 3.1 Technology With Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1 technology, the HFC network can support 10 Gbps Downstream […]

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Enabling the Transformation of Education

August 30, 2016

Education, like every other part of life, is being fundamentally transformed by the ubiquity of connectivity and inexpensive computing and storage. Technology is enabling this transformation, but it is driven by the much broader trend in the economy — the transition of the workforce from a manufacturing economy to a knowledge economy. On July 19-20, […]

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Evolving Innovation Culture

August 23, 2016

As CableLabs President and CEO Phil McKinney mentioned in his blog post “CableLabs 2.0 Aligns with The Future,” CableLabs made its largest transformation in its 29 year history by undergoing a major restructuring effort to make long-term innovation a priority for the company. The importance of corporate culture is talked about in nearly every organization […]

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Getting Better Every Year!

August 18, 2016

Last week, the Pay-TV Industry released two very important Annual Reports related to Energy Efficiency initiatives in the United States.  And the results were very good! The Set-Top Box Voluntary Agreement released its third Annual Report.  In 2015, the report estimated that the Voluntary Agreement reduced national set-top box annual energy consumption by 5.1 TWh […]

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2016 Innovation Showcase at CableLabs Summer Conference

August 8, 2016

The Innovation Showcase presents live demos from some of the most exciting new products and technologies emerging today.  Many of these companies leave the conference with contacts and potential partnerships that would have been difficult to secure on their own.  Some of these introductions have led to contracts and acquisition. From Nomorobo (who entered into […]

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A Look into the Near Future

August 8, 2016

CableLabs has done something surprising for an Innovation and R&D Lab. They have released a short film that provides a vision of possibilities arising from the high speed low latency networks that will connect our homes, businesses and mobile devices in the not too far distant future. Portraying a number of vignettes in the life […]

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Industry Set-Top Box Voluntary Agreement Initiative Wins Environmental Leader Top Project of the Year Award

June 28, 2016

Last week, at the 2016 Environmental Leader Conference, the Set-Top Box Voluntary Agreement (STB VA) received special recognition to reduce energy consumption related to set-top boxes in consumers’ homes.  The Environmental Leader Top Project of the Year Award is a program recognizing excellence in projects that provide companies and consumers with environmental, sustainability and energy […]

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