On September 17, 2020, Mediacom, in partnership with CableLabs and NCTA conducted the very first
field trial in Ames, Iowa, showcasing how the 10G platform will power the smart home of the future.
was a series of “real life” demonstrations that allowed attendees to experience innovation in everyday use, all enabled by a significantly enhanced broadband technology platform.
Mediacom tested cutting-edge, bandwidth-demanding consumer applications in a real-world environment. Attendees got the exclusive opportunity to visualize the home of the future by witnessing high-tech experiences and smart devices all powered seamlessly by Mediacom’s 10G platform.
Meet the companies and faces behind the Mediacom 10G Smart Home.
President and CEO, CableLabs
President and CEO, NCTA
SVP, CTO, Mediacom
Home Management & Automation
Monitoring that simplifies life and brings peace of mind. Daily home routines can be completed automatically with the touch of a button or verbal command – from anywhere! On cue, lights power off, temperature changes and doors lock. 8K movies stream with a single verbal task to Alexa or Google Home.
Any culinary adventure can be chosen with smart appliances, on-demand cooking devices, grocery delivery and meal prep services.
Health & Telemedicine
From prevention to management and adherence, there’s technology to support our wellbeing. With telemedicine, smart pill boxes, habit tracking and more, it’s never been easier to maintain wellness.
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Wellness
Today’s world brings a new realm of stress. Innovative tools that use brain patterns can help to decompress. VR/AR work to juggle the nervous systems by journeying “somewhere else,” while real-time wearables help “heal” through feelings of focus.
The world of Esports has exploded, showcasing a mix of simultaneous online usage that goes far beyond just playing a game. While the action streams via online channels like Twitch, players can also communicate on platforms like Discord. Plus, the Oculus Quest VR headsets deliver additional hands-on engagement.
Holographic Display Entertainment
The future of entertainment is fully immersive. True holographic display technology for the home is right around the corner without the need for VR headsets or goggles.
Samsung Linear Wash Dishwasher
Remotely monitor and control this whisper quiet dishwasher from your smartphone with Wi-Fi connectivity.
Samsung QLED 8K Smart TV
With astounding clarity and intelligent upscaling, enjoy all your content at 16x full HD resolution for a revolutionary TV experience.
Samsung Refrigerator with Family Hub
Search recipes and grocery shop, based on what you have on hand, without ever opening the door. Listen to music, keep track of family schedules, control other appliances - oh, and keep your food cold and fresh!
AeroGarden Indoor Garden
Aibo, the Robot Dog
Anova Precision Cooker BFOUR Wireless Cooking Thermometer
Smart Blood Pressure Monitor
Delta Voice IQ Faucet
Double Robotics Telepresence Robot
Dyson Air Purifier
ECOVACS WINBOT X
Ember Travel Mug
Google Chromecast Ultra
Google Nest Hub
Google Nest Hub Max
Google Nest Mini
Hamilton Beach Smart Coffee Maker
Hidrate Spark 3 Smart Water Bottle
Wireless Pulse Oximeter
Indoor Security Cameras
iRobot Braava Jet m6 Ultimate Robot Mop
iRobot Roomba S9 Robot Vacuum
Kwikset Smart Deadbolt
Liftmaster Smart Garage Door Opener
Looking Glass Factory
Microsoft Hololens 2
Microsoft Surface Studio 2
Outdoor Security Cameras
PetChatz Digital Daycare & PawCall
Philips Hue Outdoor Smart Pathway Light
PhoneSoap 3 Sanitizer/Charger
Pria Automatic Pill Dispenser
Philips Hue LED Bulbs
Samsung Refrigerator with Family Hub
Samsung Linear Wash Dishwasher
Samsung 8K Smart TV
Serena by Lutron Smart Shades
Sonos Play 5
Sphero BOLT Programmable Robot Ball
The Aera Diffuser
Wireless PowerG Motion Detector
Z-Wave Smart Thermostat
Home automation technology helps you understand what’s happening around your property and allows you to take action from anywhere. With innovative applications and tools, homeowners can manage and control security, climate, lighting, safety and other aspects of life within the “smart home” environment.
Zestful Kitchen LLC is a food and recipe media company started by food industry professional and previous food magazine editor, Lauren Grant. More than recipes and menu ideas, Zestful Kitchen has become an inspirational and educational destination for the enthusiastic home cook. With powerful visual content, well-tested and edited recipes, and approachable writing, Zestful Kitchen proves that creating wholesome food can taste as good as it makes us feel. Through trustworthy recipes and a knowledgeable voice, Lauren Grant is established as an expert in the recipe development and food writing industry, regularly working with leading food publications, brands and companies.
UnityPoint Health offers a variety of on-demand and scheduled virtual visits that allow patients to receive convenient, high quality care from the comfort of their homes or wherever they choose to connect. This demonstration showcased a patient visit with a primary care physician and highlighted some of the advances that enable personal communication, evaluation, diagnosis, and prescribing care. UnityPoint Health provides care in nine regions throughout Iowa, western Illinois and southern Wisconsin in our hospitals, clinics and home health settings. As the nation’s 13th largest nonprofit health system and the fourth largest nondenominational health system in America, UnityPoint Health is dedicated to making it easier to live well.
Healium is a fast-acting digiceutical for stressed employees.... powered by the body's own electricity inside virtual and augmented reality. In the wake of COVID, Healium is responding to the mental health emergency by providing virtual escapes people can control with their own brain patterns associated with quiet mind or focus. Learn how your thoughts and feelings have power to control things not only in the virtual world.... but the real world as well.
Director of Esports
Iowa Chill specializes in promoting the people of Iowa, endorsing Midwestern values, and bringing communities together for memorable experiences. As an organization it is their mission to instill pride in a state that most of the nation sees as a “flyover”. With the explosion of esports on the culture scene, Iowa Chill has recently added hosting events to the gaming community through its brand, Iowa Chill Esports. For two consecutive years, they have hosted the largest gaming competitions in the state of Iowa, “Fortnite in Iowa”. Their showcase will provide a truly unique gaming experience made possible by the preeminent capabilities of Mediacom and the 10G platform. Get ready to ‘level up’ in a room that will feature Epic Games’ Fortnite on a custom-built PC alongside livestream of the gameplay on Twitch, plus a VR headset to feel truly immersed in the gaming world.
CableLabs demonstrated the next generation of display technology for entertainment, research, and education. Guests got to view holographic, 3D images and video without any glasses or heavy headwear. Holographic video requires an enormous amount of data to represent the images, and the Mediacom 10G platform will be well-positioned to deliver these experiences in the very near future.