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Gary Arlen

Gary Arlen

Gary is the president of Arlen Communications in Bethesda, Maryland.

  • Events

    CES Marks ATSC 3.0’s Prelude

    February 13, 2018

    Behind the CES glitz of bigger and brighter video displays, voice-activated media controls and high-speed wireless delivery, Next Generation TV was taking shape.

  • Events

    CES 2018: Blackout in Vegas

    January 11, 2018

    On the second day of CES, at about 11:15 am, the lights flickered and went out in the massive Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center where the sprawling booths of Samsung, LG, Sony, Intel and hundreds more exhibits went dark.

  • Atsc3

    CES 2018: Big, Thin and Very Smart is TV Theme

    January 09, 2018

    Adding new meaning to the ubiquitous “smart television,” LG, Samsung, Sony and other manufacturers unveiled plans to put artificial intelligence capabilities into future displays, including deals with Amazon, Google and others to integrate their voice-response personal assistants into various devices.

  • Resources

    CES: Next Gen TV Will Be ‘Talked About’

    December 18, 2017

    ATSC 3.0 preparations and promises will permeate January’s International CES even though the technology itself will not be very visible in the sprawling exhibit halls.

  • Expertise

    Demand and Supply Revamping OTT Outlook

    December 15, 2017

    Hub Entertainment Research’s report last month, which found that 52 percent of pay-TV viewers prefer to watch their favorite shows online rather than via traditional broadcast or cable channels, surfaced amid a flurry of high-profile developments in the fast-evolving, over-the-top and subscription video-on-demand market.

  • Resources

    The Lines Blur Between Online and Broadcast

    April 20, 2017

    When Comcast unveiled plans to integrate YouTube videos into its X1 cable platform, the cable behemoth solidified a trend that will bring insurgent content into mainstream video delivery.

  • Resources

    Broadcasters Start Repack Process

    April 14, 2017

    Now the maneuvering begins, along a complicated route that runs through Washington, Wall Street and countless transmitter sites around the country as TV executives deal with the repercussions of the broadcast spectrum incentive auction.

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