The Spring Technical Forum presented by NCTA, SCTE and CableLabs® brings together some of cable's top technology thinkers and strategies in a focused conference devoted to critical technology issues. At the Forum, you'll hear peer-reviewed authors share insights and ideas about subjects including:
02: Living Large and Soaring Higher: How Big Data and Cloud Services Are Powering Cable’s New Tech Era
June 10 12:00 PM
A timely look at how digital cloud services and “big data” analytics are transforming content delivery and cable infrastructure management. Topics include the impact and implications of network DVR services, big data unified content workflow for video processing, and improving upstream adaptivity for video delivery.
07: Technology 360: CTOs on Devices, DOCSIS® and Deployments
June 10 2:00 PM
This panel brings together CTOs from cable companies in a broad discussion about emerging technologies such as Cable Wi-Fi, Ethernet for businesses, 1Gbps data delivery and cloud-based user interfaces – and how they’ll continue to raise the bar on customer experiences and service applications in our increasingly competitive marketplace.
14: The Thinking Network: Software Defined Networks and What They Mean for Cable
June 10 3:30 PM
Focuses on adaptation of the movement toward cloud-derived computing intelligence and how it may impact/improve performance and efficiency capabilities of cable broadband networks.
15: Human Touch: The Intersection of Intelligent Devices and Intelligent Consumers
June 11 8:00 AM
Get an in-depth look at advanced consumer premise equipment/applications and what we know about consumer usage and response. Experts share approaches for improving home network satisfaction, a study of advanced on-screen menu usage patterns and key takeaways surrounding personalization/recommendation technologies and data inputs.
22: Air Quality Control: Approaches for Improving Wireless Broadband User Experiences
June 11 11:30 AM
Managing in-home QoE ("Quality of Experience"), supporting adaptive content streaming over cable-connected wireless networks and assessing the suitability of IPv6 over cable Wi-Fi are among topics designed to provide a wide-angle view of new work being done to provide cable customers with superior mobile and wireless connectivity.
28: Modulation, Multiplexing and Moore: Approaches for Cable’s Brave New Network World
June 11 2:00 PM
From 4K-QAM to High Efficiency Video Coding, emerging approaches for delivering digital information with increased throughput are addressed by industry experts. Topics include application of OFDM (“Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing”), managed IP video services and optimization tools for enhancing the capabilities of HFC networks.
35: Widening the Pipe: The Evolution in Cable Access Architecture and Infrastructure
June 11 3:30 PM
Fresh approaches for maximizing capacity and performance of cable HFC networks and beyond, with attention given to concepts including distributed digital HFC design, DOCSIS® 3.1 and Ethernet Passive Optical Networks and upstream data path migration strategies.
40: Watch This: Tools, Techniques and Technologies for Network Monitoring and Performance
June 12 11:30 AM
Assessment and analytics tools including packet monitoring and QoE measurement are considered as experts discuss how to adapt advanced technologies and techniques to serve the cause of customer experience and satisfaction from a network performance point-of-view.
Don't miss an opportunity to elevate your understand of technology issues and the people who know them best. Make plans now to attend the 2013 Spring Tech Forum at The Cable Show, June 10-12, in Washington, DC.
The 2013 Spring Technical Forum Proceedings will be available for purchase onsite at The Cable Show, in the Registration Area. Available in convenient CD-ROM format for discounted on-site price of $50, The Proceedings provide a lasting reference to breakthroughs in cable technology innovation.
Previous editions of The NCTA Technical Papers are available for purchase here.