3D TV demo set for NAB in Vegas; SeaChange promotes RMS

> If you don't have a 3D TV and silly glasses and you happen to be in Vegas next week with a pass to the NAB, you can catch a demonstration of the technology sponsored by Harmonic, Panasonic and DirecTV, the latter of which is shut out of this week's cable-centric 3D Masters Tournament. Maybe they'll show highlights. News release.

> SeaChange International wants to help operators provide quality on-demand viewing at any time and in any place (for a price, of course) with its Remote Managed Services (RMS) system. The company said the RMS provides a "virtual workforce extension" for remote monitoring and management of SeaChange's on-site content delivery platform. And what cable operator doesn't prefer a virtual workforce to one that has to be paid? News release.

> The concept of net neutrality is raked over the coals in an article in the National Review that contends, among other things, that it "would be a huge mistake to impose by fiat a business model on the carrier side of the Internet." Story.

> Net2Vu has licensed Broadcast International's CodecSys software to be its central encoding, transcoding and optimization platform for authorized rich media content services. CodecSys is a multi-codec video compression software platform designed to reduce video bandwidth requirements over satellite, cable, IP and wireless networks, according to Broadcast International. News release.

> The ever-flexible FCC is apparently considering an exemption pushed by the American Cable Association, among others, that would allow bandwidth-restricted cable systems, mostly in rural areas, to use HDTV-capable DTA boxes with built-in security rather than using some form of multi-platform security system. Story.

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