BLOG FACT: Typing "De Beers" more than 10 times in 20 minutes will make you thirsty for one.
Demo guy whips out a Droid DNA with 1080p capability to show the Snowflake UI on the phone. Same look, same controls. Streams content saved to the cloud DVR service.
If you consume content in bed while performing another particular activity, have you achieved the George Costanza trifecta?
We are now about to glimpse a year into the future, De Beers says.
Demo guy shifts a basketball game onto the giant video wall on the stage. Social media feeds appear on screen alongside it. This is very cool.
Please scroll down and check out how our baller photog Sarah was able to crop the photo just right so that the word "DEMONS" appears on screen. (Second photo down.)
Sad to say, apparently De Beer is singular, not plural. Doesn't mean typing it frequently enough still won't make you thirst for one.
Correction: it's De Beer, not De Beers. Apologies.
My excuse: in my life Beers are usually a plural thing.
We're still watching the cool video wall.
Demo guy now showing off an app for service providers that lets them monitor network usage and drill down into what content they're viewing.
Surprisingly the top show on this network is not "Here Comes Honey Boo Bo."
We're about to bring a panel up on stage.
And now, a discussion about the future of TV with five Cisco customers. Len Barlik from Cox, Balan Nair from Liberty Global, Andrew Olson from BSkyB, Bill Bradford from Fox Broadcasting, and Joe Inzerillo from Major League Baseball.
They're going to be talking for 20 minutes!
Just as we've reinvented smart TV, also reinvented appliances.
CDN capabilities. Authentication capabilities. Just some of the words that are now being spoken aloud.
Practical benefits that help families save time and be more organized.
Props to the smooth Appliance Pivot. Seamless.
Flex dual stove is a multitasking model. Can cook two different meals at two temps at the same time.
Question to the panel: can we now comfortably go to the world we've just seen described on stage? Panel: Why, yes!
New French door refrigerator
How do you embed DRM as a plug-in in a browser? The day we can solve for that is a good day, says Balan Nair of Liberty Global.
T9000. 32 cubic feet. Provides apps that make it easier to stay connected. Evernote.