Potentially an ideal piece of home theater hardware for anyone heavily invested in the Amazon ecosystem of content, the retailer's set-top box is expected to include access to third party applications.
ken nelson's insight:
Eager to see form factor on Amazon's STB and what different experience this will be providing vs a traditional smart TV
service to charge $2 per DVD/Blue ray disc to convert to cloud then consumers can access on a variety of devices? I don't know if walmart is the best place to get early adoption for this type of service. The way this should work is that consumers rip at home and load up to the cloud - studios should just get their act together and support some software to authorize this task
Children always want to have things like their parents have, and I’ll admit that my daughter had her first (hand-me-down) PDA when she was five. Before that age, I wouldn’t have been comfortable even letting her play with my devices...
Meet Juicebox: the credit-card-operated public charging station that hopes to save you from disconnection. Great Idea and like to door opening/closing option so you don't lose your phone and tying this to a CC to know the last open..
In a lot of the Paneldome demos I have done, I (flailingly) play guitar, but I am actually a bass player. That's why I am excited to hear about the Zoom B3 Effect Pedal/Amp Simulator released today at NAMM.
Verizon will be rolling out a new Media Server product for its FiOS customers late next year, which will be a single hardware device that will eventually eliminate the need for a set-top box altogether.
The touted arrival this year of wearable gadgets such as computer displays strapped to wrists and in wrap-around glasses is just a step towards a bigger revolution in screens - those that can be bent, folded and rolled up.
ken nelson's insight:
love the iwatch design....lets see when/if we'll see this sometime in next 2 years...
Innovative New Social TV Platform TV Dinner Makes Social TV Fast and Fun ...San Francisco Chronicle (press release)The first version of TV Dinner is an iPad application, but the company will bring its exciting new product to all devices in the near...
The space for social TV services—tweeting with other viewers during live broadcasts, for example—is still a wide-open game, with a number of players from startups to established consumer electronics giants looking to make a mark.