TDG 3-Minute Reads

May 16, 2008Michael Greeson

Rapid Price Erosion Needed to Ensure Blu-ray’s Viability

You've likely seen the flood of articles reporting that widespread adoption of Blu-ray players will be "delayed" due to higher-than-acceptable retail...


April 04, 2008

BBC’s iPlayer a Model for U.S. Networks?

There's a lot of angst in Hollywood at the moment over broadband video. With video advertising models online in their infancy, the content providers...


February 21, 2008Michael Greeson

The Rapid Demise of HD DVD and the Trail of Embarrassed Analysts Left Behind

Unless you've been hiding under a rock the past few days, you are aware that Toshiba will "no longer develop, manufacture, and market HD DVD players...


February 14, 2008

The Missing Piece at CES, Redux

After the 2006 Consumer Electronic Show, I wrote a TDG Opinion out the profusion of connected, multifunction devices which seemed to be bringing more...


January 15, 2008Michael Greeson

A Quick Take on Take 2

At the Macworld Expo in San Francisco, Apple today announced two updates to its digital video strategy. First, iTunes will now feature movie rentals...


January 03, 2008Michael Greeson

Apple TV – So When Exactly is Showtime?

Much has been made about how poorly Apple TV has performed. Though the Company has yet to release specific numbers, consensus suggests sales have...


December 11, 2007

Disney & Macrovision Could Help Get the Guide on the Map

As those of you who have read my writings or heard me speak will attest, I have long maligned the PayTV industry for their failure to provide useful...


November 01, 2007

The Legal Charades are Over: Score Another One for TDG (and our Clients)

TDG's Past Opinions Yet Again Prove a Reliable Indicator of Telecom Activity Update: Despite the recent ruling of the Connecticut Supreme Court, this...


October 23, 2007

It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. No, It’s CE Convergence (No, Seriously)

I am relieved; it seems the age of converged digital media is finally dawning. That said, I caution myself not to become irrationally exuberant. The...


September 25, 2007TDG

Diagnosing the eHealth Issues: Doctors Become Developers

In the world of medicine, physicians (not technology providers) are the ones tackling efficiency and quality of care issues by developing innovative...