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Month: March 2010

Fighting Over the Phone

March 3, 2010 | Ibex Marketing

If you can't agree with your housemates about what to watch, a deathgrip on the remote control may no longer be a winning strategy. Verizon has announced that FiOS customers who have a Motorola Droid or HTC Imagio cell phone can download an app that lets them control their FiOS television set top box using the phone. In addition to channel selection, you can pause, rewind, and fast forward, and...

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DLP Wins Award from Academy

March 2, 2010 | Ibex Marketing

Two weeks ago, the Academy Board of Governors gave the 2009 Scientific and Engineering Award (Academy Plaque) to four of the people who helped develop the color accuracy for DLP Cinema projectors. The Texas Instruments technology has become an important part of digital cinema, with installations at more than 17,000 screens worldwide. IMAX digital projection systems using DLP technology is now installed at 155 locations worldwide. DLP uses micro-mirrors on...

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Walmart to Buy Vudu

March 1, 2010 | Ibex Marketing

I don't know about you, but there are too many similar names floating around in our business. Look, I realize that it's difficult to come up with an original and compelling name for a new company or service, but now we've got Vudu, Hulu, Roku, and Lulu. Is it any wonder that people get confused? In any case, today's topic is Vudu, a company that sells and rents movies --...

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