Author Archives: Ian D. Nock

About Ian D. Nock

Looks a little like a bank robber but actually is a consultant working in the field of Consumer Electronics, Digital TV and Interactive Solutions/delivery. Twenty years experience working throughout Europe on delivering IT Systems and Digital TV Solutions. Experienced in working on all aspects of service delivery including solution integration, platforms and customer premises equipment.

VOD Professional | Piksel Introduces Hyper-Personalisation to TV Market

Piksel, a global provider of video monetization software and solutions, today announced the unveiling of Piksel Mosaic, a proof-of-concept application offering a seamlessly integrated content experience for the individual, which is time, location and device aware. Piksel will show Piksel … Continue reading

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Rogers: The Sky Will Fall if We Have to Offer A La Carte TV | DSLReports, ISP Information

Canada last week launched hearings on the possibility of imposing new rules on the TV sector that could force TV operators to offer a la carte television options. While these rule-making efforts began as a way to do something about … Continue reading

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DTG :: News :: EU signs off BSkyB deal for multinational network

The bid by Britain’s BSkyB to create a multinational pay TV network by taking control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany has been accepted by the European Union’s antitrust authority. via DTG :: News :: EU signs off … Continue reading

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Pace Unveils New Products at SCTE | Advanced Television

At SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2014, Pace, a global leader for digital TV and broadband technology solutions, along with the newly integrated Aurora Networks’ subsidiary (“Networks”), will showcase leading solutions and new products that continue to define the evolution of cable, … Continue reading

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India’s CAS delays criticised | Advanced Television

Back on August 14 we reported that India’s government had permitted another delay of its mandated Digital Access System (CAS) from this coming December to December 2015. The rules apply to the county’s Phase III and Phase IV cities. via … Continue reading

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TVTechnology: Full 4K Editing Not Ready for Primetime

Just how real is 4K/ultra HD editing? According to Adobe video editing product manager Al Mooney, very real indeed. “It is practical, otherwise people wouldn’t be doing it,” he said. “‘Gone Girl,’ a really massive project, was an entirely native … Continue reading

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VC-1 Is Dead: Open Standards Finally Winning the Battle Against Proprietary Formats

It’s that time of the year again, where myself and the digital media team at Frost & Sullivan capture key video technology trends in the media and entertainment world. The industry has come a long way in the last three … Continue reading

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