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Pete Steege
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Mobile video consumers use video in new ways

In the world of digital content consumption, mobility and video are the current buzzwords. But are they mutually exclusive? The smaller screens and bandwidth limitations of mobile devices seem contrary to a good video experience.

Yet data collected by Jason Perlow at ZDNet shows that video consumption goes against this perspective and is actually gaining ground with mobile users: Continue reading »

Pete Steege
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The Fourth Wave of Video Surveillance

There have been four Waves of Surveillance technology:

The First Wave of Surveillance was having security guards make the rounds.

The Second Wave of Surveillance was the CCTV live feed. The security guard could watch from his perch in the lobby. Continue reading »

Pete Steege
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How to take your business mobile

More insights and advice from Dan Grisby of Drivetrain and Anders Davidson from Mobileon on how you can navigate mobile’s rapid growth in the businesses world. They both spoke at a Minneapolis BMA event this week. Continue reading »

Pete Steege
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How will publishers survive channel proliferation?

Publishing has always been inextricably tied to channels. From books and newsprint to radio and television and then to personal computers via the web, channels are how publishers deliver the goods.

Each time the channel map has expanded, publishers have had a decision to make: are they in the channel business or the content business? Continue reading »

Pete Steege
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Pottermore is the next step forward for digital publishing

J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore is a big deal that will change the publishing world. Here’s why:

We all know that digital publishing has become an integral part of how we consume content. The ability to deliver content via the web has transformed the film, print and music publishing industries.

It began, as most new markets do, with a few innovators. It consolidated, as most new markets do, around dominant suppliers – Amazon and Apple to name a few. They have had the ‘special sauce’ on delivering content widely and conveniently, cornering the market. Continue reading »

Pete Steege
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Welcome to the videonet: the Internet will be mostly video by 2013

AT&T demonstrated video phones more than 50 years ago. It seemed at the time like video calls were just around the corner. They’ve remained just around the corner until Skype finally figured it out. But video phone calls are not … Continue reading »

Pete Steege
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Intel and Seagate face the dark side of Moore’s Law

Two bedrock technology segments that co-created the PC market – microprocessors and disk drives – are facing radical change that is reshaping their industries.

Intel’s struggles and the disk drive industry’s consolidation are the direct effect of the shift in consumer computing from PCs and laptops to smart phones and tablets. Both have stalled because their technologies were optimized for PCs, and haven’t made the jump to mobile. Continue reading »

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Curation is the key to content monetization for digital publishers

Cell towers may be a thing of the past, if Alcatel-Lucent’s lightRadio cube is successful. While that’s a pleasant thought, there’s a much bigger trend behind this technology shift: the world’s networks are dissolving. Continue reading »

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