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Big, Bigger, And Then Texas Stadium

…the complexity of installing over 900 access points would impress even the best of their engineers. It’s pretty daunting today; there are, on average, 40 AP’s for every 100 feet of walkway inside the perimeter of the Cowboy Stadium. Each technician verifying and fine tuning the design walked dozens of miles to ensure every AP would properly service the local clients. Just for kicks, I took an RF measurement at dead center on the playing field-…


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When that Video Absolutely, Positively Has to Get Through”

…oviders and broadcasters migrate their networks from time division multiplexing to IP/Ethernet-based video delivery. Ultimately our goal is to help broadcasters and service providers build next-generation contribution (e.g., stadium to studio), primary distribution (e.g., studio to service provider) and secondary distribution (e.g., service provider to customer) networks that deliver high-quality video on a converged architecture. One network…


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The Broadband Consumer Dilemma”

…s a video clip of Louis C.K.’s comedy clip that Doug references.] The challenge for providers is that I believe there are a lot of people like me.  Our level of expectation is pretty outrageous and only getting higher.  In a stadium with 100,000 other smartphone carrying people, the air is filled with complaints about mobile connectivity, with the complainers not giving thought to the fact that they are in the midst of effectively 1/7th the…


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Cisco asks, “Are You Ready for Some Football?”

…digital video and wireless content, showcasing one of the most technologically advanced and memorable experiences in sports and entertainment.  See Cisco press release here. CNBC dubbed this this the “$1.6B Smart Stadium” and interviewed Cisco CEO John Chambers, Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg and New Meadowlands Stadium President & CEO Mark Lamping. John T. Chambers, Cisco chairman and chief executive officer: “Cisco is…


Reaching Beyond Stadiums and Arenas to Engage Sports Fans

…s. During the games, fans will have one online destination to access video footage and commentary, commiserate and celebrate with other fans, and share their own content as they experience the Games whether it’s in the stadium or in their home.  LOCOG has already launched two sites on Eos: the London 2012 Mascots Site and the London 2012 Inspire Programme Site. Cisco and LOCOG are not the only ones shaking things up in the sports…