Learning Experiences & Educational Content Delivered Wirelessly to Console

A new selection of interactive academic content for the children within the household will be heading to a television set near you. AT&T has formed an agreement with TVTextbook to supply connectivity via mobile broadband to TVTextbook's eLearning linked device portfolio. TVTextbook (TVT) provides K-12 curriculum that is of high quality and is distributed via a [...]

RCN and TiVo’s new Home Solution

The Washington D.C. area has been selected for the initial rollout by RCN Telecom Services of the Whole Home Bundle by TiVo. It's being pushed as the 'whole home solution' and the monthly package delivers the four tuner Premiere Q and a Preview Extender. At the moment you won't get features like pausing live TV, but [...]

Intel Asks FCC to Require Ethernet Ports on Set-Tops

I think this is interesting, but perhaps unnecessary. From what I can tell, the large majority of new designs for set-tops have some form of IP connectivity. Certainly, as this Ars article mentions, moves by CableLabs to approve DTCP over IP have paved the way for carriers (in the US at least) to potentially feel [...]