Comcast is conducting a small test in Augusta, Ga. of a set-top box that will merge cable connectivity with streaming web content. Not unlike popular devices Slingbox and Roku, Comcast’s solution dubbed “Xcalibur” will provide searchable streaming video right on your TV. With the lines blurring between what we view on our television versus the computer, Comcast’s test service may prove to be the future in cable television consumption. Read the full story at WSJ.com
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.