• Tips & Tricks: 5 Common Communication Mistakes to Avoid 

      Posted on 8 August 2014 | 2:18 pm

      Effective communication is something that even professional communicators continually strive to achieve. Varying communication styles, time constraints, stress, social dynamics and everything else can get in the way of delivering or receiving a clear message. As industry professionals, we especially need to ensure that our strategic messages are understood and that we understand our clients’ [...]

    • Tips and Tricks: Six Presentation Tactics to Rock Your Next Speech 

      Posted on 21 July 2014 | 3:48 pm

      Whether you’re pitching your team’s ideas to win over potential clients, acting as the spokesperson for your client during a crisis or counseling a client preparing for a major speaking opportunity, excellent presentation skills will come in handy sooner or later. Here are some tips and tricks from a Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) [...]

    • Mobile World Congress Survival Guide (for North Americans): Part II 

      Posted on 20 February 2014 | 2:09 pm

      Over the next 5 days, Barcelona will transform itself into Mobile World City as 75,000 attendees, some bringing family and friends along, make their way to Mobile World Congress. Are you going to Mobile World Congress for the first time? If you are, the following tips may prove useful. Please read Part I of this [...]

    • Mobile World Congress Survival Guide (for North Americans): Part I 

      Posted on 19 February 2014 | 2:24 pm

      Over the next 5 days, Barcelona will transform itself into Mobile World City as 75,000 attendees, some bringing family and friends along, make their way to Mobile World Congress. Are you going to Mobile World Congress for the first time? If you are, the following tips may prove useful. With 1700 exhibiting companies from every [...]

    • Remembering 2013’s Biggest Tech Trends 

      Posted on 13 December 2013 | 8:00 am

      2013 has been an exciting year for the technology industry. We saw major announcements from some of the industry’s heaviest hitters, including Yahoo’s acquisition of Tumblr for $1.1 billion, Twitter going public and Apple’s new iPhones. As 2013 comes to an end, we’d like to look at what dominated our newsfeeds over the past year. [...]

    • Don’t Assert Leadership. Prove It. 

      Posted on 23 October 2013 | 3:40 pm

      PR lessons in using internal data to establish credibility and leadership. My colleague Melissa Burns admonishes new clients that the marketplace is “full of leading leaders who lead.” Her point is that leadership is not asserted in the first sentence of a press release; leadership is demonstrated. Is there anyone in the universe who believes [...]

    • CTIA 2013 Wrap-up – MoPR Edition 

      Posted on 4 June 2013 | 7:42 pm

      This year marked the last “Spring CTIA” show; after the “Fall CTIA” Mobilecon event in San Jose, next year CTIA will join forces with IFA, 4G World and other showcases for a brand new megashow called Super Mobility Week.  MoPR’s Jessi McKain, Ayan Jama and John Sidline flew down to be a part of the [...]

    • 2013 Mobile World Congress Wrapup 

      Posted on 18 March 2013 | 6:42 pm

      As February closed, 72,000 mobile industry players and enthusiasts from over 200 countries flocked to Barcelona for the 2013 Mobile World Conference, the world’s largest mobile industry event. While Samsung claimed the top prizes of Outstanding Overall Mobile Technology, Device Manufacturer of the Year and Best Smartphone (among others), Samsung also announced an innovative new [...]

    • Follow the Mobile Money 

      Posted on 30 January 2013 | 9:46 am

      Mobile money in 2012 and preview of 2013 It has many names and many elements, but in the end it all comes down to money, specifically “mobile money.” 2012 was a big year for mobile money, and one can only assume 2013 will be even bigger. As the mobile industry starts to count down the [...]

    • 2013: A look ahead at the exciting mobile landscape 

      Posted on 18 December 2012 | 10:40 am

      Last week we shared our observations of Chetan Sharma’s Mobile 2013 event which looked into what next year has in store for the mobile industry. The mobile space is hot and there are lots of people looking into their iCrystalBall apps to predict the future. We thought we’d share some of the articles that we [...]

    • Ossia Awarded 2015 Mobility Tech Zone Mobile Power Excellence Award 

      Posted on 17 July 2015 | 4:00 am

      Ossia’s Cota™ Wireless Charging Technology Honored for Exceptional Innovation Click to Tweet REDMOND, Wash., July 17, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Ossia, Inc. (www.ossiainc.com) today announced that the groundbreaking Cota™ remote wireless power system has received a 2015 Mobility Tech Zone Mobile Power Excellence Award from Mobility Tech Zone, a TMC and Crossfire Media sponsored technology media website. […]

    • Kochava Delivers Push and In-App Messaging Campaign Tracking for Mobile Marketers 

      Posted on 13 July 2015 | 8:00 am

      The Kochava Adapter Framework brings push and in-app messaging measurement to the Kochava Platform for an omni-channel view of user acquisition and re-engagement campaign data Key Kochava partner integrations include Appboy, Leanplum, Localytics and Urban Airship, giving marketers freedom to work with the solution provider best suited to their specific needs Click to Tweet SANDPOINT, […]

    • Kochava Brings Audience Attribution to Mobile Advertising 

      Posted on 1 July 2015 | 10:39 am

      Industry-leading mobile analytics company combines IdentityLink with Proximity Identification to deliver cross-device attribution at the audience level, giving advertisers new insights into what is driving incremental attribution lift Click to Tweet SANDPOINT, Idaho, July 1, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Kochava (www.kochava.com), the mobile attribution analytics and optimization company, today announced Audience Attribution, a whole new way […]

    • Ossia Appoints VP of Engineering and Expands Engineering Team Amid Rapid Growth 

      Posted on 17 June 2015 | 5:27 am

      New hires bring more than 30 years of combined consumer electronics and technology industry leadership and experience to Ossia, helping bring Cota wireless power to the masses Ossia names Dr. Ron Khormaei vice president of engineering. Khormaei has held executive roles at Hewlett-Packard, Logitech, Lensbaby and more. Khormaei is charged with fulfilling a leadership role […]

    • Lattice Semiconductor Updates Key Design Tool Suites 

      Posted on 16 June 2015 | 7:00 am

      Customers can upgrade to the newest software releases to remain on the forefront of innovation with low power, small size, low cost FPGAs Click to Tweet More devices from the new ECP5, iCE40 Ultra, and iCE40 UltraLite families now available with the standard license Lattice Synthesis Engine (LSE) and data updates potentially enable customer to […]

    • New Sharing App Lets People Enjoy Each Meaningful Drip in a Sea of Social Media Content 

      Posted on 27 May 2015 | 6:27 am

      Dripthat for iPhone and iPod touch is the most complete social content sharing app, giving people total control over what is shared, when it’s shared and with whom First app to combine photos and videos in the same album Superior privacy settings ensure content is only seen by people selected to view it Adds tempo […]

    • Kochava Brings Fraud Detection and Prevention to Mobile App Ad Campaigns Globally 

      Posted on 6 May 2015 | 5:57 am

      Industry-leading mobile analytics company leverages data science team to automatically detect fraud across thousands of mobile ad networks and publishers; arming mobile app marketers with real-time fraud prevention data to drive new efficiencies in global campaigns Click to Tweet SANDPOINT, Idaho, May 6, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Kochava (www.kochava.com), today announced new fraud detection and prevention […]

    • Fitnesstrax Announces Kickstarter Campaign to Support Launch of RunningTrax Personalized Workout Mobile App 

      Posted on 6 May 2015 | 5:47 am

    • Kochava Growth Drives Company Expansion 

      Posted on 5 May 2015 | 11:50 am

      Two new executives and new global headquarters in Sandpoint, Idaho, give mobile attribution analytics pioneer, Kochava, the space and leadership experience to continue market-leading growth Click to Tweet SANDPOINT, Idaho, May 5, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Kochava (www.kochava.com), today announced new fraud detection and prevention capabilities in support of its global customer base. As mobile advertising […]

    • Kochava First to Support Apple Watch for Brands’ Mobile App Measurement and Tracking 

      Posted on 27 April 2015 | 7:00 am

      Industry leading analytical support is available for Apple’s new flagship wearable; another innovation offered first by Kochava Click to Tweet SANDPOINT, Idaho, April 27, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Kochava (www.kochava.com), today announced the company is the first to support app analytics and mobile campaign tracking for Apple’s hugely anticipated wearable device, the Apple Watch. Kochava has […]

    • The Cell Phone Killed…Well…Lots of Things 

      Posted on 16 January 2009 | 5:22 pm

      We all know that a cell phone isn’t really just a phone anymore (c’mon, you’ve seen the Sprint commercial I’m sure). It takes our pictures, sends and receives our emails, plays our MP3s and it even keeps track of our hectic lives with advanced calendar functions. Yes, a cell phone isn’t just a phone.  But before [...]

    • Music, man: The Philco and iPod as distance cousins 

      Posted on 18 November 2008 | 6:40 pm

      The Philco, a shortened version of The Philadelphia Storage Battery Company, was a pioneer in early radio and television and an early manufacturer of transistors, starting in 1953 with the famous Surface Barrier type (SBT). The Philco in our collection originally belonged to Nancy Foltz (her name is still visible on the leather case) and is [...]

    • Mobility technology meets pop culture 

      Posted on 14 November 2008 | 6:58 pm

      We’re culture junkies here at MuMoH. Not only do we live and breathe mobile and wireless but we also enjoy the history of a wide range of topics, including politics, local and national history, punk and new wave music and general pop culture. Sometimes these cross paths and make for an interesting mash-up of technology and [...]

    • From the collection: Mattel’s Football 

      Posted on 22 October 2008 | 7:02 pm

      Museum of Mobility History – Mattel Football from Mobility Public Relations on Vimeo. Every once in a while we will grab an item from our collection and showcase it with video. This post features Mattel’s Football game – a product near to our heart. We fondly remember getting the game as a holiday gift, ripping it [...]

    • You’ve come a long way, baby 

      Posted on 21 October 2008 | 4:49 pm

      Twenty-five years ago on October 13, 1983, the first commercial cellular call was placed to the grandson of Alexander Graham Bell in Germany from the president of Ameritech Mobile Communications at a ceremony held outside of Soldier Field in Chicago. Weighing nearly two pounds and 13 inches long, the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X used on that historic [...]

    • The Y2K that wasn’t 

      Posted on 19 June 2008 | 10:26 am

      MobHappy’s Russell Buckley has a wonderful post that points to a presentation from 2000 that forecasts the future of mobility. Some of the technology: Wireless headset? Check. Pocket MP3 player? Check. Digital camera with built-in modem? Close. Glasses for watching DVD movies? Not quite yet – though on the way – we saw one at CTIA last April. Slides from [...]

    • Portable Computer Ads 

      Posted on 8 June 2008 | 12:18 am

      The evolution of portable computing as told through advertising. 1983 1986 1988 1989 2006 2008

    • OLPC XO 

      Posted on 7 June 2008 | 11:42 pm

      The XO-1, previously known as the $100 Laptop or Children’s Machine, is an inexpensive laptop computer intended to be distributed to children in developing countries around the world, to provide them with access to knowledge, and opportunities to “explore, experiment and express themselves” (constructionist learning). The laptop is developed by the One Laptop per Child [...]

    • Kellogg WWI Field Phone 

      Posted on 7 June 2008 | 10:11 pm

      Ask people familiar with telecommunications history and they’ll tell you that the first text message sent from a mobile phone was sent in 1993. But MuMoH has a phone that sent text messages more than 75 years before that! The Kellogg Switchboard Supply Company field phone, model 1917 (and we’ve also seen model EE 3) [...]

    • IBM PC Convertible 

      Posted on 7 June 2008 | 2:32 pm

      Introduced on April 3, 1986, the IBM PC Convertible was IBM’s first laptop computer and was also the first IBM computer to utilize the increasingly common 3.5 inch floppy disk drive. Like modern laptops, it featured power management and the ability to run from batteries. Weighing in at 13 pounds (5,8 kg), the PC Convertible was [...]

    • Has Death of the Big Screen Been Exaggerated? 

      Posted on 20 January 2015 | 2:33 pm

      With all the talk about multi-screen video delivery, one could be forgiven for thinking that all those 60-inch TV’s are just gathering dust in the corner. In RGB’s case, we are certainly excited about the possibilities that multi-screen video offers in terms of consumer flexibility and content consumption. However, in the words of the famous [...]

    • Is transcoding in the cloud efficient? 

      Posted on 12 January 2015 | 10:59 pm

      The transition to cloud deployments can leave some feeling as if they are in a fog. Hypervisors, cloud deployment tools, and hardware options require many decisions. Can the myriad of different applications really be run on the same hardware? Even computationally taxing applications? This might describe the experience of bleeding-edge operators rushing to migrate as [...]

    • Where to next with Ripcode? 

      Posted on 5 January 2015 | 1:48 pm

      In this blog, our CTO Yuval Fisher reflects on why RGB decided to commit to open source and gives us a snapshot of what to expect from RGB in the year ahead… It’s fair to say RGB’s TransAct Transcoder has been quite successful over the years. Customers especially valued its ability to support both linear and [...]

    • As 2014 draws to a close, Andy Salo reviews RGB’s exciting year and looks forward to 2015 

      Posted on 14 December 2014 | 1:04 pm

      CloudXtream (our big news in 2013) gained some well-deserved industry recognition in 2014. First up, Telecable announced they would use the solution in Mexico to power its OTT multiscreen service, serving some 600,000 subscribers. The solution was then shortlisted in both the prestigious Leading Lights and CSI Awards 2014 and, lastly, it received a coveted [...]

    • Sneak Peek: nDVR’s Unique Recordings 

      Posted on 12 December 2014 | 12:19 pm

      A common concern for North American operators based on the Cablevision ruling is the need to provide a unique copy of a recording (sometimes called a Private Copy) for every user request. RGB’s nDVR solution addresses this concern with the ability to create unique recordings on a per subscriber basis. The Unique Copy feature complements RGB’s [...]

    • Out‐maneuvering OTT Providers 

      Posted on 1 December 2014 | 6:00 pm

      Now that the maturation of transcoding, streaming, digital rights management (DRM) and other technologies has made it possible to deliver premium content over IP streams to every type of device imaginable – from the smallest handset to the biggest TV screen – efforts to maximize the efficiencies of cloud-based operations have become a priority among [...]

    • Product Tip: Ad Insertion as easy as 1,2,3 

      Posted on 18 November 2014 | 2:58 pm

      RGB’s linear Ad Insertion for Multiscreen (AIM) solution uses an intuitive web-based management interface (GUI) that is run from the Ad Workflow Engine (AWE), one of the two software components that make up AIM. The AWE server manages the end-to-end workflow for all input channels. The other AIM component is the Playlist Server (PS), which [...]

    • Cloud Technology – What is all this stuff? 

      Posted on 17 November 2014 | 2:34 pm

      There are a lot of interesting things going on in the cloud space. OpenStack is an entire ecosystem, but it’s just one aspect of the technology. (A big one for sure, but still.) At RGB we built our CloudXtream solution on OpenStack, the dominant open source Cloud Operating System. OpenStack has an ecosystem of compatible modules [...]

    • OpenStack Summit November 2014 

      Posted on 12 November 2014 | 4:12 pm

      The OpenStack Summit November 2014 was held in Europe for the first time. The event drew over 4,700 attendees from 60 different countries. One of the keynote speakers noted that VMware’s VMworld Europe conference draws about the same size crowd, even though the VMworld conference has been around for over 10 years. It definitely shows [...]

    • RGB Networks – one of the companies that matters most in online video, according to Streaming Media Magazine 

      Posted on 9 October 2014 | 2:18 pm

      RGB Networks has, once again, made it into the “Streaming Media 100 – The Companies That Matter Most in Online Video”. We’re thrilled that our continued success and dedication to innovation in the multiscreen marketplace has been recognized by one of industry’s top publications. In honor of the occasion, our CEO Jef Graham has shared [...]