AllVid Alliance Formed; TiVo & Google On Board


The AllVid battle lines between the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) are being drawn. AllVid is a possible replacement for and enhancement of CableCARD technology being discussed by the FCC and now a group of companies from the electronics industry that have formed the “AllVid Tech Company Alliance.”

The Alliance was created to provide a unified voice for consumer electronic companies to lobby the FCC and NCTA to create a more open cable “AllVid” home video gateway solution to supersede the existing and limited CableCARD regime. AllVid Alliance founding members including Google, Sony Electronics, TiVo, Best Buy, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics, Nagravision and SageTV.

Read the rest of this entry »

2 thoughts on “AllVid Alliance Formed; TiVo & Google On Board”

Comments are closed.