• 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 [...]

    • Cohere Technologies Secures $35 Million in Series C Funding Led by Telstra 

      Posted on 24 March 2015 | 6:53 am

      New modulation to change the playing field in backhaul and mobility Click to Tweet SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 24, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Cohere Technologies (www.cohere-technologies.com), a pioneer in wireless connectivity, today announced $35 million investment in Series C funding led by Telstra along with existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Lightspeed Ventures, and new investors […]

    • PANASONIC INTRODUCES HOMETEAM™ Online Service Connects Loved Ones, Keeps Families in Touch 

      Posted on 24 March 2015 | 5:57 am

      HomeTeam brings grandparents and grandchildren together through shared reading and game play over video calls Click to Tweet NEWARK, NJ, March 24, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Panasonic today announced a simple way for grandparents to maintain and build ever more meaningful relationships with their grandchildren, even when they’re far apart. The new HomeTeam™ service blends interactive […]

    • Fairchild’s New Extended Temperature Mid-Voltage MOSFETs Rated at 175° C for Exceptional Power Density 

      Posted on 17 March 2015 | 6:00 am

      19 new MOSFETs between 30V & 150V-Bvdss range offering up to 85 percent improvement in power densities and 3X more reliable than MOSFETs rated to the 150° C industry standard Click to Tweet SAN JOSE, Calif., March 17, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Fairchild (NASDAQ: FCS), a leading global supplier of high-performance power semiconductor solutions for making […]

    • Kochava Partners with Adobe to Expand the Reach of Both Companies’ Mobile Analytics Capabilities 

      Posted on 9 March 2015 | 12:05 pm

      Kochava joins Adobe Digital Marketing Solution Partner Program, bringing enhanced measurement capabilities to Adobe Marketing Cloud as the importance of measurement for mobile skyrockets Click to Tweet SANDPOINT, Idaho, March 9, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Kochava (www.kochava.com), the mobile attribution analytics and optimization company, today announced it has joined the Adobe Digital Marketing Solution Partner Program […]

    • CliqWrap Makes Legal Notice and User Consent Painless For Mobile Developers 

      Posted on 2 March 2015 | 10:09 am

      New Cloud Service Delivers Mobile-Friendly Terms Of Service (TOS), End User License Agreement (EULA), Privacy Policies, and Age Gates With Minimal Coding Click to Tweet YORK, PA. March 2, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Today, AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) announced announced CliqWrap, a new cloud-based service that delivers legal contract and privacy notices to mobile app and game users […]

    • Fairchild’s High-Current, High Efficiency MOSFETs Now Available in TO-Leadless Packaging for Automotive 

      Posted on 2 March 2015 | 6:30 am

      Mass production of TO-LL packaged MOSFETs well underway for a range of voltage classes specifically designed and qualified for automotive applications Click to Tweet SAN JOSE, Calif., March 2, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Fairchild (NASDAQ: FCS), a leading global supplier of high-performance power semiconductor solutions, announced today the availability of its next generation PowerTrench® MOSFETs for automotive applications in […]

    • The Future of Mobile Advertising Intelligence Arrives With the New Kochava Optimization Beacon 

      Posted on 27 February 2015 | 9:13 am

      First off-the-shelf statistical learning tool available directly to advertisers ushers in new era of transparency and data driven efficiency for mobile campaigns Kochava acquires InferSystems to bring Kochava Optimization Beacon to market immediately Click to Tweet SANDPOINT, Idaho, February 27, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Kochava (www.kochava.com), the mobile attribution analytics and optimization company, today announced the […]

    • AgeCheq Unveils First COPPA Compliance Technology for Facebook Games Using Adobe AIR 

      Posted on 23 February 2015 | 5:57 am

      With Adobe ActionScript support, AgeCheq dramatically eases path to COPPA compliance for three million+ AIR developers Click to Tweet YORK, PA. February 23, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Today, AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) announced the immediate availability of its ActionScript software development kit (SDK), designed to ease COPPA compliance for desktop and mobile app developers using Adobe’s AIR software […]

    • AgeCheq and Community Sift Join Forces to Offer Content Moderation and COPPA Compliance to Child-Focused App and Website Publishers 

      Posted on 9 February 2015 | 6:53 am

      Mind Candy’s “PopJam” already onboard Click to Tweet YORK, PA. February 9, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) and Community Sift (www.CommunitySift.com) announced their partnership, offering a complete set of tools for content moderation and COPPA compliance to publishers of websites, mobile apps and games. By working together, AgeCheq and Community Sift have combined their “best […]

    • Fairchild Selects Serial Microelectronics as Newest Distributor for Greater China, Southeast Asia, and India 

      Posted on 9 February 2015 | 5:53 am

      Agreement Increases Exposure to Engineering Community, Provides Strong Local Presence Click to Tweet SAN JOSE, Calif., February 9, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Fairchild (NASDAQ: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance power semiconductor solutions, today announced the selection of Serial Microelectronics PTE Ltd. as its newest distribution partner for Greater China, Southeast Asia, and India. […]

    • 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 [...]