Today in Connected Consumer

While there has been plenty of connected consumer news in the wireless space lately today the action shifts to the home front. The Wireless Gigabit Alliance this morning published its long-awaited “WiGig” spec that will enable home network transmission speeds of up to 6Gbs, enough to handle buffer-free video between components. Meanwhile, the country’s No. 3 cable operator, Cox Communications, is finally ready to roll out its tru2way-enabled IPG and full-home DVR, while the fifth-largest operator, Cablevision, is introducing more than a dozen new interactive channels powered by ActiveVideo Network’s Cloud TV platform across the MSO’s entire digital footprint. So we’re staying in tonight.