The Cable Show 2013: No desktop phones, future CAT-iq support for Comcast, Biscotti gets a WebRTC boost


Washington D.C. – Residential handsets were in near zero quantities on the floor of The Cable Show, with the industry showing its embrace of smartphones and tablets as the primary interface to everything. 

The only handset was in Arris’ booth next to a functioning model of Comcast’s XG5, known within Arris as the […]

Biscotti does HD voice–but with a proprietary codec


New consumer electronic “TV phone” Biscotti may boast of HD voice, but the company’s PR firm says it uses a proprietary codec, and didn’t have further details.

Biscotti ( – gotta wonder how much that domain name cost)  is a combination of video camera and remote that plugs into an HDMI on an HDTV […]