We heard about the opportunities for IP and healthcare at CTAM’s commercial services seminar last month, now there’s some movement on it overseas. The Scotty Group develop a care station and IP call center for a Dutch healthcare provider that allows elderly patients to gain access to health care professionals and the call center via video telephony units connected to their TV. Patient interviews and vital sign monitoring can be done while patients are in their homes. — Cedar Point celebrated a winning a contract to deliver cable telephony services to Caribbean Cable subs on the island of Anguilla. — S-A debuted its digital content manager for high density and complex MPEG-video processing to cover digital simulcast, HD and VOD content processing; it has 20x the firepower of existing equipment, S-A says. — Motorola said Digeo joined its Horizon development program. — SCTE named Arris/Telewire vp Bob Foote member of the year, crediting him with membership gains of 1300.

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