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Dialogic Exchange Network
  • What is Neutrality?

    Will the 'Net' ever be neutral and what does that mean to the access providers of the 'Net?' This is the question we ponder today in light of recent AT&T accusations about Google: http://in.reuters.com/article/technologyNews/idINIndia...
  • Making the HD Voice a Much Wider Voice

    In my September 18 blog posting, I wrote, “One of the mobile operators will likely see this [HD Voice] as a differentiator. It could be the one with the largest market share (to put pressure on the others) or it could be the upstart (to carve out...
  • Video for the Masses

    In previous blogs I have alluded to this concept of Citizen Journalism. I have this particular picture of the Airbus 320 plane from US Airways Flight 1547 being pulled up alongside a dock in the Hudson River in New York City. In the foreground is a large...
  • Content Delivery Networks and Video Quality

    I just read through Bob's blog on video quality and, if I read it correctly, he believes video quality is a key differentiator for wireless service providers. In particular, Bob points out that consumer expectations are high because of professionally...
  • VoIP is Alive and Well

    In my last post , I talked about a planned speaking engagement at Internet Telephony Expo on the topic of "Is VoIP Dead? Where does it Stand?" The other panelists besides myself were Scott Navratil, VP of Sales and Marketing for Vitelity, a...
  • Reliance on SIP Drives Need for Innovative Border Elements

    Emerging SIP-based services offer enormous potential for service differentiation and revenue generation, but relying on SIP also presents significant challenges. Although carriers now use Session Border Controllers (SBCs) for signaling translation...
  • The Disrupter

    In my last blog , I mentioned the fact that we have seen HD voice codecs enter the enterprise. Unless there are clear productivity improvements, though, with measureable ROI, IT managers will likely be reluctant to upgrade their existing systems. I can’t...
  • Does Quality Matter?

    In my last post, I wrote about Nielsen’s “ Three Screens Report ”, a quarterly publication that provides statistics about America’s video viewing habits on the three screens of television, computer (internet), and mobile device...
  • “Over the Top Video” vs. “Service Provider-based Video-on-Demand”

    One interesting debate i have been following recently is whether consumers will choose to download videos using their service provider's video-on-demand service or whether they will choose to download or stream videos from third parties, i.e.,...
  • HD Voice – The Disrupter?

    In last week's blog, I teed up the topic of HD Voice for the first time in my blogs, and the fact that we have seen HD Voice codecs enter the enterprise. Unless there are clear productivity improvements though, with measureable ROI, IT managers will...
  • Making Money in Video Part V

    This blog continues a multi-part series that suggests ideas by which our customers could deploy and monetize video applications. Most of these ideas (as stated) are as yet un-tested in the industry, but we believe there is enough value in the ideas to...
  • Making Money in Video Part IV

    This blog continues a multi-part series that suggests ideas by which our customers could deploy and monetize video applications. Most of these ideas (as stated) are as yet un-tested in the industry, but we believe there is enough value in the ideas to...
  • DiaStar LAUNCH!

    We are out of the gate in a big way! The DiaStar launch announcement displayed over TIMES SQUARE, NYC!
  • Open Your HD Voice!!

    While I was writing this blog, I realized today’s date, the 9 th day of the 9 th month of year 9 is somehow significant. How? Well, today is the last day of single digits in a date format (9/9/9) for 1001 years! I don’t know exactly what happened...
  • A Brief Look at the History of the Watermarking Business

    Up until the early 90's, work in digital watermarking of multimedia works was limited to university research labs. The first successful commercial venture that I'm aware of was Digimarc, founded in 1995 by Geoffrey Rhoads. The basis for the...
  • Yep, people ARE watching their mobile devices

    Although they are most famous for tracking American television viewing habits, the folks at Nielsen also measure other types of media consumption in the United States. Each quarter, they publish their Three Screens Report , which provides timely data...
  • Making Money in Video Part III

    This blog continues a multi-part series that suggests ideas by which our customers could deploy and monetize video applications. Most of these ideas (as stated) are as yet un-tested in the industry, but we believe there is enough value in the ideas to...
  • The Huge (Huge!) Difference in the OS Dev Model

    By now, you’ve probably realized why I wrote last week’s blog about open source development – because Dialogic is sponsoring Project DiaStar, which is an open-source project. Last week I talked about the commoditization impacts in the...