Albert Lai's Posts

The Themes of CES 2016

Steve Jobs was a master of "one more thing" at WWDC. For his fourth gig as emcee at the Golden Globes, Ricky Gervais continued pulling no (verbal) punches as we all anticipated.

What to Expect from Apple

Predictions are a tricky thing. Some are straightforward – American Pharoah's historic win at the Belmont Stakes to become the 12th Triple Crown winner – and some, not so – American Pharoah's shocking defeat at Travers Stakes.

Farewell, SXSW - Hello, F8!

The first three months of 2015 have started in high gear for Brightcove, with colleagues participating in events across the globe: CES (Las Vegas), IBC MENA (Dubai), Mobile World Congress (Barcelona), CASBAA OTT Summit (Singapore), and SPORTEL (Miami).

Ripped from the Headlines — Part 2

Continuing from my post yesterday, below are more insights and trends on the latest video distribution headlines that were discussed during a panel I participated on at Digital Entertainment World last week. Time Inc’s Digital Audience Now Bigger Than Print Time announced its earnings, revealing a drop in print advertising that hasn’t...

Ripped from the Headlines — Part 1

Last week at Digital Entertainment World in Los Angeles, I had the opportunity to discuss several fun topics with industry peers David Gale, Greg Diefenbach, and Jeff Chi.

Will Cloud-Based Streaming Services be the Real Replacement to Your Cable Box?

With Sony announcing details of its new cloud-based streaming service, PlayStation Vue, last week – designed to offer an internet-only TV package as a replacement for cable or satellite – the question on everyone’s mind now is: Will cloud-based TV services replace the current model of cable subscriptions? The transition to the cl...

Top Three Trends from IBC

The international Broadcasting Convention (IBC) finished up last month, attracting a record crowd of over 55,000 attendees to Amsterdam.