HD Comm '09 – HD Communications Summit, Fall 09 – MacLeod wrap-up


Jake MacLeod’s wrap-up of the proceedings at the HD Communications Summit/HD Comm ’09 on September 15, 2009, at New World Stages in New York City is now available in the original PowerPoint format.

It can be accessed here. A derivative work of the highlights in blog form (i.e. text-based) is expected to be posted […]

Afternoon Tweets from the HD Communications Summit/HD Comm '09, September 15, 2009, New World Stages, New York, New York


This is a (laborously cut and paste) summary of the afternoon “tweets” posted from the HD Communications Summit on September 15; the morning will be posted later (hopefully after I figure out an easier way to process the morning Twitter-ing).

Chris Fine, VP Goldman Sachs

Lunch break over; Chris Fine of Goldman Sachs […]

News from HD Comm '09 up shortly…


In event recovery mode today; will be posting several pieces from HD Comm ’09/HD Communications Summit this afternoon!

Needless to say, everyone there wants HD Voice (and gee, we can actually use HD Voice without fear) to move forward.

Voxbone plays HD card at HD Comms '09


At the HD Comms ’09 in New York on Tuesday, Voxbone will announce support for HD calling through its iNum service.

Voxbone, a provider of international VoIP services and phone numbers to communication service providers, call centers, and multinational businesses, says that so long as both endpoints are HD-enabled, calls to iNum numbers will […]

HD Comms '09 – Attendance brings HD IP phone(s)


Attendees arriving at the HD Communications Summit — aka HD Comm ’09 — in New York City on Tuesday, September 15, will receive not one, but two HD phones to take home, one hardware, one software.

Gigaset is providing attendees with an HD IP phone, says executive director/MC Daniel Berninger, while Mailvision is providing […]

Taking Stock of HD – A Partial Summary


In the run up to HD Comm ’09 next week on September 15 in New York City, we present a select sampling of markets in review, along with other articles that provide additonal information where appropriate.

HD Communication in North America – Cable Providers – July 2009 snapshot

July snapshot – HD Communication in […]

HD Comm '09 – Skype is speaking, but what will be said?


Next week at HD Comm ’09 (special discount of 20% if you use the code “HDConnectNow”), Julian Spittka, Product Manager and Sr. Engineer, Skype will be speaking in the afternoon around the topic of “The Path to HD Market Adoption.” He’ll no doubt talk about the wonders of SILK, but what else might he […]

Taking press release under embargo for HD Comm '09


If your company plans to release news next week at HD Comm ’09, please feel free to send a press release under embargo to moo@vegascommando.com or editor@hdconnectnow.org (they go to the same place) prior to Tuesday, September 15.

We know of a couple of firms that are planning to announce news at the event […]

HD Connect 2010 – What do we do?


Marketing, marketing communications, event planners, and in-house PR personages working with HD Communications issues in New York City on the eve of HD Comm ’09 (i.e. the afternoon/evening of Monday, September 14), are invited to join with HD Connect Editor-in-Chief Doug Mohney for an interactive discussion on activities and opportunities in 2010.

Specific time […]

HD lessons learned from the Digital TV transition


Are there lessons to be learned for the HD communications community in the recent conversion from analog to digital TV? Robert Graves, Chairman of the ATSC Forum and a 22 year veteran of the journey from SDTV to HDTV.  had a front row seat on the journey from”standard” definition TV to HD and will […]