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 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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Feedback is a gift

News January 7, 2015 by

We sometimes shy away from receiving feedback because we don’t want to hear where we messed up or (worse) we think we already know it all. My previous boss – a great leader – used the phrase “Feedback is a gift” all the time and encouraged his team to actively give and seek out feedback. Over the holiday break I thought …

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Ratio @ MIPCOM 2014

Development News Strategy November 12, 2014 by

This year at the MIPCOM conference in France Sony DADC launched their new OTT video platform Ven-ue. Ratio attended the conference in support of Sony, who selected Ratio and our RatioTV product to extend Ven-ue to connectedTV platforms. As part of the product launch Ratio demonstrated an Xbox One application using RatioTV and integrated with …

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Will Windows 10 unleash a new generation of TV apps?

News Strategy October 13, 2014 by

Windows 10 Promises to bring scale to applications across all Microsoft platforms including Xbox One, Windows and Windows Phone.  There are two questions that last week’s announcement raises. The first question is how will the ecosystem respond and what will the application developers and publishers deliver that provides a great user experience on the various …

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OTT Momentum for Roku Coming out of IBC

News Strategy September 29, 2014 by

Last week’s announcement by Roku that they have 10 million users in the US was more than simply a declaration of their own success.  There were two interesting side-notes that came out of this, one of which was probably intentional and the second of which I would assert was unintentional. The intentional side note is …

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