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5G in sports and entertainment

Long promised 5G has arrived and…  So what is 5G?  Simply put 5G is the fifth generation of wireless cellular technology. It offers faster speeds, more consistent connections, and improved capacity than previous networks. When fully realized, 5G networks will usher in a host of new options for streaming content, live events, gaming, and other high-quality Read more about 5G in sports and entertainment[…]


What is the metaverse? That’s the big question because different people and different companies define the metaverse differently. For some, it’s the next evolution of virtual and augmented reality. For most, it’s an immersive internet that you are part of. Meta (formerly Facebook) did not create the metaverse. Some think the metaverse was a concept Read more about Metawhat?[…]

TV or not TV? or OTT?

Television finds itself in the midst of continued disruption. There are shifts that are not only changing the consumption of entertainment but also creating new distribution channels. Here’s what’s happening in television today. What is OTT? Over-the-top (OTT) services refer to any type of video or streaming media that provides consumers access to movies or Read more about TV or not TV? or OTT?[…]

Appointment television is NOT dead.

It’s been said that appointment television is dead. When content started streaming in bulk (e.g. Netflix, Amazon) media pundits started warning of the eventual demise of television. Well, television in the general sense, is no longer referenced as the electronic box that receives broadcasts via the air waves. Television is the old school network broadcast Read more about Appointment television is NOT dead.[…]

UPDATE: Disney Stuntbots

It’s official, Disney has announced it will be using its “stuntbots” at the new Avengers Campus which is planned to open at Disney California Adventure Park in 2021. We’re going to see Spiderman brought to life like never before. Developed by the Disney Imagineering stickman project, fans will be able to witness advanced robotic technology Read more about UPDATE: Disney Stuntbots[…]

Drew Baldridge – Innovation During a Pandemic

Think Big, Start Small I recently had the pleasure of attending a private, intimate concert performed by Drew Baldridge. Drew has taken a rather unique approach in fulfilling his love of performing in the midst of a pandemic. While most artists disappeared into seclusion and as states slowly began to “come out for air” (releasing Read more about Drew Baldridge – Innovation During a Pandemic[…]

Update: Moving to ATSC 3.0 (aka NextGen TV)

ATSC 3.0 Recap The broadcasting standard in the US for over half a century was NTSC(National Television Standards Committee).  It was officially replaced in 2009 by ATSC, aka HDTV.  Now ATSC itself is being replaced in many markets by NextGen TV, which was formerly called ATSC 3.0 (there was no 2.0). NextGen TV (ATSC 3.0) Read more about Update: Moving to ATSC 3.0 (aka NextGen TV)[…]

Robotic Process Automation

Robotic process automation (RPA) is the application of technology that allows employees in a company to configure computer software or software robots (bots) to capture and interpret existing applications for processing a transaction, manipulating data, triggering responses and communicating with other digital systems. Any company that uses labor on a large scale for general knowledge Read more about Robotic Process Automation[…]

AR Shopping

The real world simply isn’t enough. Augmented Reality (AR) is beginning to grow throughout the retail industry. AR trends nowadays significantly influence a brand’s marketing strategy. Not surprisingly, mobile devices have become a vital element of the sales process, especially in decision-making. Following this trend, AR has emerged as an innovative tool that allows brands Read more about AR Shopping[…]

Location Based Entertainment Follow Up

This is a follow up to my post on Location Based Entertainment.  I recently had the pleasure of experiencing the LBE-Virtual Reality facility Two Bit Circus. Two Bit’s VR arcade is designed to take advantage of the technology gap and provide guests a VR headset, a VR backpack, and a custom-designed space enabling guests to move Read more about Location Based Entertainment Follow Up[…]