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New FCC CSRIC Focusing on 911, Emergency Alerts, IoT

The FCC’s newly rechartered Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council, CSRIC VI, met for the first time under Chairman Ajit Pai, who stopped by to open the meeting. CSRIC V wrapped up work in March with little fanfare and … Subscribe to Read >>

Rural Call Completion Draft Eyes Carrier Monitoring, Accountability, Not Data Collection

A draft FCC rural call completion NPRM proposes to replace the data-collection duties of certain carriers with performance monitoring and accountability requirements that the item says would be more effective and less burdensome. "We propose to hold covered providers … Subscribe to Read >>

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VR Industry Forum Begins Work on 'Guidelines' to Curb VR Motion Sickness

The 39-member VR Industry Forum recently began work to tackle virtual-reality motion sickness that threatens to impede the adoption of VR products and services if not resolved, Mary-Luc Champel, Technicolor director-standards, told participants in a Tuesday webinar. SMPTE organized the webinar to preview and promote the VR program at the July 11-13 Tech Retreat in Oxfordshire, U.K., that it’s coproducing with the Hollywood Professional Association. … Read More >>

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