Live coverage of the HD Comm ’09 event in New York City today will be coming from Twitter on HDConnectNow.
Jeff Pulver goes into his back yard to discuss the promise and potential of HD Communications in a 3 minute, 48 second YouTube video.
The video arrives as Pulver and partner Dan Berninger have finalized plans for the September 15, 2009 HD Communications event in New York City.
Over the past week, I’ve been pulling together information to pump up the HDConnectNow website, www.hdconnectnow.org. Here’s a summary of the different thought pieces and the coverage of the first HD Communications Summit back in May (May! How time flies…)
Thought pieces on HD Communications
HD Communications: The Third Wave
HD Communications [...]
As I clean out my in-box of bits and pieces this week, Cox and Global Crossing are two different companies that have indicated they doing to do something with HD Communications and HD Voice. The bigger questions are “When?” and “How?”
A Cox spokesperson said the company was looking into HD Voice, but at [...]
Last week, Blair Levin officially returned to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to “help coordinate its development of a national broadband plan,” saith acting FCC Chairman Michael Copps. But let’s be honest, Blair probably already had a reserved parking space over there given his involvement in the Obama transition team on tech policy, working [...]
Optimum Lightpath’s HD voice offering is as much about being just another hosted application as it is about better quality voice calls, said company officials.
“One of the great promises of hosted voice is as the feature server is upgraded, [customers] don’t have to pay for an upgrade, said John Macario, Optimum Senior Vice [...]
Edited/Corrected on 6/2 @ 3:05 PM ET – ooma’s new product will support G.722, added comment about new codecs
Ooma announced today that its products/service will be available through 3,000 RadioShack stories nationwide. The company bundles free lifetime PSTN local and long-distance US. phone service in with its VoIP broadband phone device. IP communications [...]
Jeff Pulver is not planning just one follow-on HD Communications event this fall, but four of them, adding stops in Europe, Israel and potentially Australia.
A two day event in New York city is currently penciled in for September 15 and 16, but Pulver feels that he needs to be where “HD is happening” [...]
One of the missing pieces out of the HD Communications puzzle is standards — yes, plural. There are plenty of codec standards, mind you, but what defines an HD phone call, really? The telecommunications industry may have to borrow from a page from the TV world at some point down the road.
The lowest [...]