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Execs provide (more) excuses for why users aren’t interested in video-calling

May 29, 2008
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Continuing in my recent theme regarding the dead end that is talking-heads video-calls, we find the VP of Nokia’s Nseries speaking in Barcelona attempting to explain why customer’s haven’t embraced the feature even though it has been available since 2005. According to techdigest.tv in Customers didn’t embrace video-calling as they’re vain Nokia’s exec said: Users…

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Sluggish sales for Blu-Ray DVD

May 24, 2008
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Even now that the Hi-def DVD format wars are over and Blue-Ray has won, sales of the new DVD players are still sluggish. Previously, the slow sales were blamed on the assumption that consumers were waiting to see which format would dominate (survive). Now, the “experts” are finding new excuses and believe the interest will…

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FYI: Telepresence is not “new”

May 19, 2008
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Cisco is pushing Telepresence hard as “the next big thing” and a lot of people are buying into the hype and referring to it in language like “new” and “next generation” technology. I have news for you. Telepresence has been around for decades, at least in research circles. It used to be called Videoconferencing and…

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