Roku SDK 2.0: New Tools, New Challenges

Design Development December 7, 2015 by

Roku recently released SDK 2.0, a major update of its development tools for the popular set-top box. The SDK provides new, more flexible tools for rapidly creating channels that mimic the Roku home screen, while also allowing expanded flexibility to create innovative, custom user experiences. Ratio’s engineering teams have been heads-down implementing this new SDK …

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The New Apple TV

Development Strategy September 9, 2015 by

Ratio is super excited about the launch of the new Apple TV and the opening of Apple’s living room device to the broad market of media and entertainment companies who want to be there. The original Apple TV lagged behind in terms of the innovation and evolution we’ve seen over the last few years in the …

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The 5 things to know about Casting

Development News Strategy July 23, 2015 by

OTT is no longer a new trend, its a massive force that is transforming the way we consume video content across every screen. The data continues to validate this shift in the industry and every video publisher is having to consider how they will reach the audience in ways that drive consumption and generate economic …

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RatioTV takes Top Innovation Honors at OTT Executive Summit

Development News June 30, 2015 by

This past week, Ratio had the good fortune of attending and speaking at the OTT Exec Summit in NYC.  This forum brings together top minds in the fields of television, film, cable/telecom, and enabling technologies who meet annually to discuss trends and innovation in the space. This year we are excited to announce that RatioTV won the Most Innovative …

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Part 4: Testing an In-Flight Entertainment Solution from the Ground Up

Culture Development Strategy April 9, 2015 by

PART 1 – Innovation at 30,000 ft PART 2 – Engineering for Quality – The “Ratio Way”  PART 3 – Architecting a Quality In-Flight Experience A Final Note from Microsoft PART 4 In the first three installments of this blog series, my teammates Ted, Paul and Bill gave some great insights into the strategy, architecture and …

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Part 3: Architecting a Quality In-Flight Experience

Culture Development News Strategy April 1, 2015 by

If you’ve been following this series, you’ve already witnessed pride shared by every member of the Alaska Airlines In-Flight Experience product. The Ratio Way is not only the wings which lifted and carried this high-profile project to success, it is the fuel which propelled three out of the four of us to compose our very …

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Part 2: Engineering for Quality – “The Ratio Way”

Development News March 24, 2015 by

In Part 1 of this four-part series highlighting Ratio’s commitment to quality, my pal from the strategy team at Ratio, Ted Mandelkorn detailed the exciting challenge with which we were presented to strategize, design and build the next generation of the Alaska Airlines In-Flight Entertainment experience. Starting with a solid vision and commitment to ongoing …

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Part 1: Innovation at 30,000 ft

Design Development News Strategy March 12, 2015 by

This is Part 1 of a 4-Part series, about how Ratio’s commitment to quality took Alaska Airline’s in-flight experience to new heights! PART 2 – Engineering for Quality – The “Ratio Way” PART 3 –  Architecting a Quality In-Flight Experience PART 4 – Testing an In-Flight Entertainment Solution from the Ground Up A Final Note from Microsoft PART …

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