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Zen and the Art of Surviving Today’s Hyper Marketing

Here is an approach I use to understand and help cut through the torrents of mis-information we’re increasingly subjected to. The hyper marketing chatter though corporate blogs, twitter, press releases, industry reports, news articles, commentary, emails, social media, etc. is driving many dysfunctions. Think of it as a mass attention deficit disorder. I wrote about […]

Bouygues Launch B.Duo

We covered the trial version of B.Duo last year at TADSummit, yesterday they launched the commercial service. You can see the demo video below, its in French, but the use cases for a second number while keeping your primary number private are clear with a little French flavor 😉 Its great to see a telco […]

Initial Experiences with Unotelly

Continuing our voyage of being an online TV only viewing home, we’re now using Unotelly (thanks Adam).  After spending a week earlier this month in the UK visiting family, we really appreciated the quality of the children’s programming with Cbeebies and CBBC, and the kids wanted to continue watching once back in the US. I’ve used […]

NGSP Review: The “Art of the possible” and the “Mantra of self-defeat”

The Next Generation Service Platforms (NGSP) event brings together 3 events: Telecom APIs, Web Real-Time Communications & Legacy Networks Evolution. Given the fragmentation of events it was nice to see an event bringing all the service platform issues under one roof. It ran in Munich, 10-11th June 2014, just after TADHack, it was an interesting contrast […]

TADMeetup NJ #2

The 2nd TADMeetup will be on Wednesday 16th July at Dialogic’s old offices, 1515 Route 10, Parsippany, NJ 07054. The focus of this event will be a very quick review of what happened at TADHack in June, as most of the content is online for you to review at your leisure. The bulk of the […]

WebRTC Global Summit

The WebRTC Global Summit runs in London from April 1-2, with a pre-conference workshop on Monday 31st March from Tsahi of bloggeek.me focused on “WebRTC in Telecoms”.  Some of the highlights of the agenda, apart from catching up with lots of good friends focused on WebRTC such as Victor Pascual Ávila, include: Patrice Crutel, from […]

The Tropo Developer Network

Tropo have launched the Tropo Developer Network (TDN), it’s a community of technical and business experts collaborating to bring Tropo-powered apps to new customers and markets around the world.  If you have built a service focused on say the UK market, TDN can help you to take that service to other markets in say the […]

IIT RTC Conference and Expo

Tomorrow I’ll be presenting at the Illinois Institute of Technology Real-Time Communications  Conference and Expo, its a collaborative event, where industry and academia connect.  The presentation I’m giving is on ”The Winners and Losers in the move to Real-Time Cloud Communications,” shown below. If you track my presentations on this topic, the new material focuses […]

TVXperience World Summary

In mid-July TVXperience World ran in a hot and sticky New York City.  The conference examined how multiscreen is influencing the evolution of the TV User Experience. It’s an important issue for telcos, cablecos, broadcasters, content producers, OTT TV providers, as well as the many device and technology vendors looking to where the money really […]

ASK ZIGGY (Natural Language Understanding) Mashed up with Telecom APIs

I had the opportunity to chat with Nirmalya De from ASK-ZIGGY about their natural language understanding service, exposed through an API, which has recently been mashed up with a Telecom API, Tropo.  The mash-up means any business can add a customized and optimized Siri-like natural language interface for its customers or employees, at a fraction […]