The article reports on the virtual multichannel video programming distributor offered by television operators Centurylink and Charter Communications that will compete several stream platforms including Sling TV, YouTube TV and DirectTV Now.
BUSINESS models, COMPUTER software quality control, SILICON, and VIRTUAL prototypes
The article offers information on need for new business models and design strategies to revive industrial innovation. Topics discusses include impact of slowing innovation on industry growth; need for holistic approach and careful consideration of each design phase to reduce costs and avoid the usual design setbacks; and need to facilitating advances in semi-conductor technology, streamlining the design process, and partnering with companies for business growth.
INVENTIONS, PATENT applications, ECONOMIC competition, LICENSES, MARKETING, and VIRTUAL prototypes
The article reports on getting profit from ones own invention. Topics mentioned include the patent application for the invention, the business competition management, and the product licensing management. Also mentioned are the importance of patent application management, the consideration to participate in tradeshow to present the invention, and the virtual prototype of the invention.
WEAPONS costs, VIRTUAL prototypes, WEAPONS testing, and SIMULATION software
The article discusses a computer modeling program for virtual weapons testing developed by professor Irem Tumer of Oregon State University. Testing of a military amphibious vehicle is discussed, as well as models for testing connectivity and functionality. The cost of built prototypes versus computer models are also discussed.