The FIFA World Cup and 4K UHD TV

The FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil begins this week. I shall be watching some but not all of the games. I enjoy watching a good game of football. Equally, watching a poor game is often a wasted 90 minutes. Why didn’t I do something more useful? Cut the grass, clean the car, go for […]

June 10th, 2014|

What is digital?

I recently attended a Digital Conference in Bury St Edmunds organised by @inDigitalEA. The presenters and new world digital evangelists provided plenty of useful insight and ideas in terms of digital and its use in marketing.

Digital marketing is the delivery of marketing material and content via websites, social media, apps and email. Digital has opened […]

May 13th, 2014|

Success or Failure?

There is obviously a very fine line between business success and failure. The supermarket and retail giant Tesco announced this week annual profits of £3.3bn. That’s a huge amount of money that many of us would struggle just to comprehend. However the news of Tesco’s vast profits was seemingly met with doom and gloom by […]

April 17th, 2014|

Rows and Columns

Having worked in the electronics and displays industry for some years I read this display resolution nomenclature article with some interest. Inherently I think the naming convention Coordinated Video Timing (CVT) is a good idea. The traditional and established VGA, SVGA and QVGA are known and understood – well they are if you’ve worked in […]

March 16th, 2014|

Gesture Control: Part 1

I recently read an RSS news article about gesture control for television. It made me think. The feature discussed how gesture control could be used to control and engage with smart TVs. I must confess I don’t get it. There are many applications which can and most definitely will benefit from gesture control. Domestic TV? […]

February 15th, 2014|

The Cloud Works!

I try and practice what I preach. Clients back up your stuff. Family and friends back up you stuff. Kids backup your stuff. Why? Because until we all have solid state memory in our PCs the good old hard disk drive (HDD) will continue to keel over with little or no notice. And then your […]

January 10th, 2014|