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-Hospitals diss unlicensed devices -Media buyer creates tracking tech -FCC fails to find DTV transition test market -PBS station launches international news -An Engineer’s Guide to Cats
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C|Net News says hospitals are weighing in against allowing unlicensed devices in null television spectrum, aka, “white space.”

Advertising Age reports on a joint development by ad buyer MediaVest and market research firm TRA to compare the TV ads in a given households with what the folks in the house actually buy. (Sign-in required.)

TVNewsDay says that FCC Commissioner Kevin Martin is having a hard time finding TV stations to voluntarily shut off their analog transmitters before the deadline date of Feb. 17, 2009.

The New York Times reports that PBS member stations WNET-TV and WLIW-TV there are dropping news from the BBC and replace it with international news produced by WLIW.

Two guys present a film masterpiece not soon to be forgotten, An Engineer’s Guide to Cats. No engineers were harmed in the production of this movie.