This week, Motorola was in Vegas for the 2011 NAB Show. Thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth! We had a great show with a lot of excitement around our SocialTV demos and encoding solutions. The concept of “TV Everywhere” dominated the show with everyone talking about Social TV and mobile TV. In case you missed NAB, check out some of the most thought-provoking articles from this week.
1.@ NAB: Mobile TV making headway, but carrier support ultimately needed
April 12, 2011
By Tracy Ford, RCR Wireless
A variety of stakeholders are trying to piece together the ecosystem around mobile broadcast TV, panelists told the audience at the National Association of Broadcasters’ annual trade show and conference.
2. Everything You Need to Know About the Fight For TV Spectrum
April 14, 2011
By Stacy Higginbotham, GigaOM
The fight is nothing short of an entertainment battle royale, with TV on one side and the iPhone on the other. Actually, it’s mobile phones, tablets and any other device we want to connect to the cellular network, but in a battle royale it helps to have a protagonist and an antagonist.
3. Apple the Top Tech Brand? Dream On, Harris Poll Suggests
April 12, 2011
By Mark Hacman, PC Magazine
Verizon, Sony, Motorola, and Nintendo – and not Apple – were among the top tech brands crowned by the 2011 Harris Poll EquiTrend study, based on a broad survey of U.S. consumers…Motorola ran away with the mobile phone brand of the year rankings.
4. Moto Medios Goes Social
April 7, 2010
By Jeff Baumgartner, Light Reading
Motorola Mobility Inc. is beefing up the capabilities of Medios, its multi-screen service management platform, with a new social component that can work on tablets, smartphones and other Internet-connected companion devices outfitted with HTML5-capable browsers. Although integration with set-tops is part of the long-term planning, the initial version of Moto’s cloud-based “SocialTV Companion Service” targets secondary screens.
5. Bieber, Angry Birds, Old Spice nominated for Webby Awards
April 13, 2011
By Doug Gross, CNN Tech
Justin Bieber and Angry Birds. Arcade Fire, Foursquare and the Old Spice guy. All are among the dozens of internet presences up for Webby Awards in 2011. The Webbys announced its list of nominees on Tuesday. This year’s nominees reflect the rise in mobile apps, particularly tablet computers like the iPad, Samsung Galaxy and Motorola Xoom.
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