On Episode 291 of The Waves of Tech, we dive into a good variety of tech topics hitting the headlines. These include how Apple & Google are shaping the way in which you may watch the NFL in the very near future, a new jamming technology that can track and take down rogue drones, the latest Steve Jobs feature from CNN Films, and Amazon’s plans to stream the State of the Union Address for its users. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride…the waves of tech.
The way in which users are consuming, watching, and wanting their content is increasing moving toward the mobile and set-top platforms. Yahoo teamed with the NFL to broadcast their London game last year and now Google and Apple are looking at getting into the mix by streaming 3 London games next year. These tech giants can use the leverage of the NFL to sell embedded advertisements and pre-roll ads as well, making access to the games discounted if not free. It’s great to see the traditional media walls being chipped away.
Drones, drones, and more drones. Airbus, the European airline industry giant, has developed a jamming-type technology that can track, take control, and take down rogue drones that are found in restricted air space. With the tremendous amount of headlines and situations surrounding recreational and enthusiast drone users, it makes sense that airline companies are jumping in. Their priority is safety, for the passengers and their pilots and attendants. Check out all the details and more with the link above.
Steve had the opportunity to sit down and watch the CNN Films feature “Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine.” This unique feature film takes the perspective of Steve Jobs himself and shows his life, inside and out, from a variety of angles and dimensions. Steve Jobs has captured the attention and admiration of so many and increasingly continues to build since his passing. He has captures our attention unlike any other CEO of the past and present. Be sure to check out the production and share your thoughts with us!
President Obama’s historic 8-year run as the first black man to hold the prestigious office is nearing it’s end. His final State of the Union address, which is always covered across all major news networks and online outlets, with now be offered the Fire TV users. Amazon will be streaming the event live to capture the eventful and historic evening. Amazon continues to be innovative in what the offer and bring to their consumer base.