Macrovision

Chris Nuttall

Macrovision shortened its name this week, but broadened its vision of making all forms of digital content available through the television.

The Silicon Valley company, best known for its copyright protection of physical media such as DVDs, relaunched itself as Rovi on the Nasdaq and unveiled its digital future in Liquid Guide. Read more

Chris Nuttall

CNN got a lot of publicity out of its “hologram” reporter introduced on election night in November, as well as some derisory comments.

It seemed a little ridiculous to me that the network should want to “beam” its reporter at the Obama celebrations in Chicago into its studio, when usually the whole point of putting someone on location is to have them surrounded by the colour and sound of the events they are supposed to be reporting. Read more