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  CED Man of the Year: Rouzbeh Yassini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Rouzbeh knew that he had to build product that was based on industry standards, and not proprietary protocols.
Rouzbeh says it relates to the maturity and complexity of the DOCSIS (Data-Over-Cable Service Interface Specification) 1.0 standard, a complex document which calls for multiple symbol rates, multiple up- and downstream modulation methods, two types of interleaving and a host of other features.
Instead, Rouzbeh has followed the teachings of his father, who always told him that he should aim to be the best at whatever occupation he chose to pursue.
testced.cahners1.com /ced/9901/9901a.htm   (2462 words)

  
 YAS Corporation :: Biographies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Yassini is well known in the industry circles as the "father of the cable modem" for inventing this technology, and has been a two-time CED Broadband 50 designate.
The NCTA awarded Dr. Yassini with a 2004 Vanguard award, one of the Cable Industry’s highest honors, in recognition of his contributions and dedication to the industry.
Dr. Yassini is a Senior Executive Consultant to the Cable Industry, a member of the NGNA Team and the UPC Technical Advisory Committee, and has created and chairs The Vendor and Operator Executive Advisory Forum of the U.S. Cable Center.
www.rit.edu /~kmn3568/YAS/bios_rouzbeh.php   (299 words)

  
 Rouzbeh Yassini -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Rouzbeh Yassini -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Rouzbeh Yassini is an (The modern Persian language spoken in Iran) Iranian- (A native or inhabitant of the United States) American engineer, considered to be the father of the (additional info and facts about cable modem) cable modem.
Yassini emigrated to the United States from Iran as a young man in 1977, enrolling at the (additional info and facts about West Virginia University) West Virginia University, where he studied electrical engineering.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ro/rouzbeh_yassini.htm   (124 words)

  
 Yassini Seminar on April 6th
Rouzbeh Yassini (BSEE '81), founder and managing director of YAS Broadband Ventures, LLC, is credited as being "father of the cable modem." He was one of the first to recognize the potential of a marriage between cable TV technology and data networking--and the first to do something about it.
Rouzbeh convinced his team of the vision of passing data over Cable TV, which then developed into an "Ethernet bridge" soon to be known as a "cable modem" that interfaced between an Ethernet data network on one side, and the broadband cable TV network on the other side.
Rouzbeh has followed the teachings of his father, who always told him that he should aim to be the best at whatever occupation he chose to pursue.
www.csee.wvu.edu /news/Yassini.php   (899 words)

  
 CED Man of the Year: Rouzbeh Yassini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Rouzbeh knew that he had to build product that was based on industry standards, and not proprietary protocols.
Rouzbeh says it relates to the maturity and complexity of the DOCSIS (Data-Over-Cable Service Interface Specification) 1.0 standard, a complex document which calls for multiple symbol rates, multiple up- and downstream modulation methods, two types of interleaving and a host of other features.
Instead, Rouzbeh has followed the teachings of his father, who always told him that he should aim to be the best at whatever occupation he chose to pursue.
www.cedmagazine.com /ced/9901/9901a.htm   (2462 words)

  
 The Daily Athenaeum Interactive
Yassini, a 1981 graduate from the College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, is chairman and CEO of YAS corporation based in Andover, Mass.
Yassini’s goal is to involve WVU local technology companies and YAS personnel and to encourage economic development in West Virginia.
Yassini is credited as the “father of the cable modem” and named his company after a flower in Iran.
www.da.wvu.edu /archives/000111/news/000111,01,04.html   (313 words)

  
 Rouzbeh Yassini Profile
Yassini is well known in the industry circles as the "father of the cable modem" for inventing this technology, and has been a two-time CED Broadband 50 designate.
Yassini is a member of the UPC Technical Advisory Committee, and a senior executive consultant with CableLabs in charge of the DOCSIS and CableHome projects.
Yassini holds an Honorary Ph.D. in Science, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University, as well as an equivalent MBA from General Electric's Financial Management Program.
www.teksia.com /speakers/profile.php?ProfileID=NTQ2NzIx   (286 words)

  
 Books : Planet Broadband   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Within the book, Yassini points out the concept of being able to check the items in the refrigerator from work or have the washing machine place a service call to the manufacture before you know there is a problem.
Yassini defines broadband as "a means for communicating in the language of digital media, over very fast networks, with something we call always-on connectivity." For Yassini, this means Cable or DS.
Yassini provides an excellent background to the explosive growth of broadband by providing a very-readable history of analog and digital technologies.
psychology-books-online.com /1587200902/Planet_Broadband.html   (3036 words)

  
 WVU Lane Department: About Rouzbeh Yassini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Rouzbeh Yassini, founder and CEO of YAS Broadband Ventures, LLC, has gained international reputation as a broadband visionary for inventing the cable modem while founder, chairman, CEO and president of LANcity, and for establishing the cable modem industry standards (DOCSIS) through Cable Television Laboratories.
Rouzbeh is credited as the "father of the cable modem" for inventing this technology, CED Magazine named him "1998 Man of the Year" for creating and fostering the multibillion-dollar cable modem "Broadband" industry.
Rouzbeh is a worldwide speaker and author on topics of digital services (voice, data, video) using the broadband infrastructure.
www.lcsee.cemr.wvu.edu /yas/about-yassini.php   (243 words)

  
 Cisco Press Author Rouzbeh Yassini, Father of the Cable Modem, Tells How Broadband Will Change Our Lives
According to David Fellows, CTO of Comcast Cable Communications, “I have known and worked with Rouzbeh Yassini and his contributors for over a decade, and, in a sense, we (and many others) have tried to discover what broadband is together.
Rouzbeh Yassini is the founder and CEO of YAS Broadband Ventures LLC of Andover, Massachusetts, a venture capital firm that provides capital financing, consulting services, and academic insight into the broadband industry.
In 1998, CED Magazine named Rouzbeh Yassini its Man of the Year, recognizing his contributions to the industry.
www.pearsoned.com /pr_2003/092403.htm   (594 words)

  
 Yassini Takes on New Role with CableLabs®
Yassini will continue as an executive advisor to CableLabs focusing his attention on the convergence of video, data and voice networks.
Additionally, Yassini now will advise OpenCable and PacketCable in the development of their certification processes, including interoperability and evaluation efforts, as specifications are completed and product conformance assumes critical importance.
In 1997, Yassini founded YAS Corporation and serves as chairman and CEO of this Andover, MA, venture capital and consulting firm devoted to the rapid deployment of broadband technologies.
www.cablelabs.com /news/pr/2000/2000_01_17.html   (809 words)

  
 MSN Tech & Gadgets
Rouzbeh Yassini, who is also the founder and former chief executive of LANcity, will be a consultant to Bay Networks and help with the transition until a replacement is found.
Yassini's departure marks the second executive to leave the networking equipment maker since it named former Intel executive David House as its new chief executive in October.
Yassini's departure comes within weeks of the company's chief financial officer, William Ruehle, who announced his plans to leave the company to pursue other interests.
msn-cnet.com.com /2100-1001_3-255312.html   (239 words)

  
 CIPS Connections - Current Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Rouzbeh is the founder and CEO of YAS Broadband Ventures LLC of Andover, Massachusetts, a venture capital firm that provides capital financing, consulting services, and academic insight into the broadband industry.
Q: Rouzbeh, considering your constant time commitments worldwide, we are honored to have you taking the time to do this interview.
Q: Rouzbeh, we are indeed fortunate for having you share your years of wisdom and experiences with us.
www.cips.ca /news/national/news.asp?aID=1735   (2353 words)

  
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Board of Directors has broadened the scope of duties for Rouzbeh Yassini, an executive advisor for CableLabs, who has led the industry’s pivotal DOCSIS high-speed cable modem initiative for the past three years.
Yassini is widely known as the "father of the cable modem" and founder of LANcity Corporation, the first cable modem manufacturer.
In 1997, Yassini founded YAS Corporation and serves as chairman and CEO of this Andover, Massachussetts, venture capital and consulting firm devoted to the rapid deployment of broadband technologies.
www.cablelabs.com /news/newsletter/SPECS/January2000/news.pgs/story2.html   (625 words)

  
 Business Wire: CableLabs/YAS Announce Management Transition Plan for CableLabs' Broadband Access Programs
"Rouzbeh's and his team's drive, innovation and vision have resulted in world-class results for our industry, achieving a standards-based broadband platform that is broadly recognized as an award-winning leader in telecommunications service delivery," said CableLabs President and CEO Dr. Richard R. Green.
Under the direction of Rouzbeh Yassini, the YAS team assisted CableLabs to develop the first-ever cable interoperability specification, which enabled the cable modem retail market, a key factor for the success of broadband services.
Once more, Rouzbeh's team of experts delivered success for cable operators with the industry's first-ever home networking specification, successful certification programs for both, and culminating last year with another industry first, the triple-play success story resulting in the simultaneous certification and qualification of CableHome, DOCSIS and PacketCable devices.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2003_March_14/ai_98777710   (1019 words)

  
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The author, Rouzbeh Yassini, writes with a style that is easy for the non-technical reader.
Throughout the book the technical reader will sense that Yassini actually has a deep understanding of this subject: he has, after all, been called “the father of the cable modem.” Yet he manages to make it simple, keeping the chapters short, with a summary at the end.
Yassini defines broadband as “a means for communicating in the language of digital media, over very fast networks, with something we call always-on connectivity.” For Yassini, this means Cable or DSL.
www.informit.com /content/images/1587200902/reviews/AINSWORTH_1587200902.doc   (555 words)

  
 Merrimack College
Entrepreneur Rouzbeh Yassini, founder and chief executive officer of YAS Broadband Ventures, LLC of Andover, MA, visited Merrimack College earlier this month to promote and reward excellence on the part of graduating seniors.
Yassini viewed student poster presentations, present the YAS awards and briefly speak on his motivation in partnering with Merrimack College to encourage and recognize student achievement.
Well known as a pioneer in the development of high-speed communications and as the father of the cable modem, Rouzbeh Yassini is widely recognized within the broadband and consumer electronics industry for his vision, his perseverance and his intellectual courage.
www.merrimack.edu /bin/readmcnews.cgi?id=84   (425 words)

  
 YAS Corporation - News
By: Doug Jones, Chief Architect; and Rouzbeh Yassini, CEO YAS
Rouzbeh Yassini Broadband Evangelist - CED's Broadband 50
DOCSIS Paves the Road for Cable's Future - By Rouzbeh Yassini
www.stephenibaraki.com /cipsinterviews_yasbroadband.htm   (283 words)

  
 Cable Digital News
YASSINI: In the binder each vendor has to provide a set of documents that guarantees their DOCSIS product meets every DOCSIS spec "PICS." They must show the right Acceptance Test Plan (ATP) is being used and offer sufficient data to prove that each DOCSIS spec has been met.
YASSINI: Ninety percent of the 1.1 spec was completed in a technical white paper earlier this year.
YASSINI: CableLabs is working with the executive marketing branches of the MSOs on a market analysis and study of what the right branding should be.
www.cabledatacomnews.com /best_of/bocdn9.html   (2539 words)

  
 NBAA 2001, Day 1: Startup floats rotor-ring concept   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The founders of AeroCopter are betting that consumer convenience and security will overcome the average person’s skeptical view of their unusual tiltrotor concept, the Humming, which the company hopes to have certified by 2006, according to materials distributed during a press conference here at NBAA on Tuesday.
The University of West Virginia was tapped to build a 10-ft flying scale model of the Humming by August next year, and professors from the University of Massachusetts and MIT are part of the company’s advisory board.
Funding for the project is provided mainly by YAS Broadband, a company created from Yassini’s entrepreneurial experience developing the cable modem and fostering the broadband industry (Communications Engineering and Design magazine named him “1998 Man of the Year,” according to his bio).
www.ainonline.com /Publications/nbaa/NBAA_01/nbaad1_rotorringconceptpg4.html   (579 words)

  
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Yassini's tutorial will cover cable modem technology overview, deployment overview, standards, next generation, business criteria and challenges, and customer expectations.
Yassini founded LANcity Corporation in 1990 to develop high-speed modems for data transmission over cable networks.
Yassini has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University and a Financial Management Program degree from GE.
www.fcc.gov /Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/News_Releases/1997/nret7003.txt   (226 words)

  
 CABLE SECTOR PREPS DOCSIS TO RULE BROADBAND WORLD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Yassini has shepherded the DOCSIS effort almost from its start and has been given responsibility for CableHome.
Yassini projected fourth quarter certification of interoperable DOCSIS 2.0 products that will deliver 30 Mb/s of symmetrical bandwidth and open the commercial space to cable.
Yassini expects CableHome interoperability certification to begin by third quarter 2002 as cable rushes into home networking.
telephonyonline.com /mag/telecom_cable_sector_preps   (541 words)

  
 Rouzbeh Yassini; Associates & Affiliates.(Special Report: 2004 Vanguard Awards) - Journal, Magazine, Article, Periodical
It's rare to invent something truly transformative, yet Rouzbeh Yassini, known in cable circles as the father of the cable modem, did just that.
While serving as the founder and CEO of LANcity, he and his team conceived the first cable modem 16 years ago.
Yassini is being recognized by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association with a Vanguard Award for associates and affiliates...
goliath.ecnext.com /coms2/summary_0199-48588_ITM&referid=2090   (137 words)

  
 YAS Corporation - News
And Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini wonders what it will be when it grows up
Rouzbeh Yassini will be honored with the Vanguard Award for
By: Doug Jones, Chief Architect; and Rouzbeh Yassini, CEO YAS
www.yas.com /news.html   (292 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Planet Broadband: Books: Rouzbeh Yassini,Stewart Schley,Leslie Ellis,Roger Brown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The author, Rouzbeh Yassini, writes with a style that is easy for the non-technical reader.
Through out the book the technical reader will sense that Yassini actually has a deep understanding of this subject: he has, after all, been called "the father of the cable modem".
Yassini defines broadband as "a means for communicating in the language of digital media, over very fast networks, with something we call always-on connectivity." For Yassini, this means Cable or DS.
www.amazon.com /Planet-Broadband-Rouzbeh-Yassini/dp/1587200902   (2605 words)

  
 The Cable Channel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Rouzbeh Yassini is widely known as the father of the cable modem.
Now his role at CableLabs has been broadened to shepherd the convergence of video, data and voice networks, and to advise the OpenCable and PacketCable certification processes.
To discuss his activities and the impact of these inititiatives, Rouzbeh sat down in Denver with Leslie Ellis, Senior Broadband Analyst at Paul Kagan Associates.
www.cablechannel.com /real/ppvrouzbeh.htm   (117 words)

  
 Brooklyn . Battle of Long Island . Seal (device)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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