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The Innovation Showcase at CableLabs Winter Conference 2017

Twice a year, our parent company, CableLabs, hosts a conference for its cable/broadband/wireless members to focus on advances in the industry and innovation projects. Included in the show is the Innovation Showcase that features demos from nine different emerging tech companies with innovations that create new opportunities for the multi-service operators. This year was particularly awesome...

It’s About That Time… for Showcasing Some Innovation

Twice a year, we produce a demo event inside the CableLabs Conferences (Summer and Winter) called Innovation Showcase. We give eight companies the opportunity to present their product or service to an exclusive audience of top-level executives in the global cable and broadband industry.  The companies are completely AWESOME...and very diverse.  Last summer, for instance, we had the...

The Adventure of Entering a New Market – A Review of Our Time in the Fiterator

by Barry Rudolph | Jan 19, 2017 | Cable | Growth | Fiterator | Startup

Everyone hates calling customer service to report an outage in their cable TV or internet service. From the customer’s point of view, it feels a bit like you are a passenger on an airplane having to tell the pilot the engine is on fire. Customers should not have to tell a provider when their service is impacted, the provider should know and be taking actions to eliminate the impact. From the...

New Year's Resolutions: Where Hope Goes to Die

by Kristin Darga | Jan 17, 2017 | Growth | Startup | Entrepreneurs

On national Ditch Your Resolution Day, I’d like to make a confession: I hate New Year's resolutions.

Top Four Things We Learned in the Fiterator

Have you ever had that moment of frustration when you are streaming your favorite song via Wi-Fi on your smartphone and you leave the building, and the signal gets weak enough that you can’t continue to listen? Why can’t the cell network take over so your connection doesn’t drop and your song keeps streaming, you wonder? Or better yet, why can’t the cellular network work together with Wi-Fi to...

A Personalized Approach to the Accelerator Model

Picking a movie or show to watch on Friday night is hard enough when you are by yourself. But add a friend or significant other into the mix and that task can become downright impossible. At MediaHound, we solve this specific problem with an app called Date Night that recommends movies for two people. That app is just one example of how everyone at our company is obsessed with finding that...