Series: “In the Empathy Lab”. Episode #6: “The Fax Machines of the Future”.
Some device technologies just can’t compete with their digital replacement, no matter how many “improvements” are piled on. In this episode Jon and Marty point out the devices that are like “fax machines” in the media and entertainment industry – starting with the television itself and going to Marty’s least-favorite media device of all – the DVR – and how efforts to force these technologies to fit todays media landscape are likely wasted.
ABOUT THE SERIES: EPAM Empathy Lab works at the intersection of Digital Strategy and User Experience design. In this series, Managing Director of Strategic Services Martin Focazio and VP of User Experience Jonathan Lupo discuss and debate topics related Media, Entertainment and Publishing ranging from Native Applications vs. HTML 5 to the future of television itself. Lively and engaging, these short podcasts offer a look into how EPAM Empathy Lab thinks and works.