Wolzien LLC
Wolzien LLC

Helping Media Evolve.

LATEST:  Streaming in a Time of War, Pestilence, & Inflation    Having devalued content to get subscribers, marketing and price-base from a return to wide theatrical release is now essential if SVOD companies expect to increse price. Text of opening video presentation for 2022 Entertainnent Bar Symposium, Ziffren Institute, UCLA.  Transmitted June 8, 2021. 


Since 2005, Wolzien LLC has helped major media organizations understand and adapt to the industry's strategic changes, while leading in change itself through invention, technology, and content development merging social and mass media. Clients have ranged from Discovery Communications to Warner Bros., Microsoft to the Directors Guild of America.


Our approach is a unique synthesis of  five decades in media operations, line management, corporate management, securities analysis, television news management, and intellectual property development.

Our most recent group of patents focus on the management of large numbers of high quality IP Video connections from consumer devices, aka Smartphone calls, for creative use in streaming and linear video production, regardless of  distribution platform.  The Video Call Center (VCC) is the most recent group of patent (US 8,767,031, 9,654,731 &10,904,386; China ZL201380050976.3).    Wolzien, LLC spent five years developing the technology, workflow systems, and content approaches before the system was commercialized through VCC, a Delaware company formed in 2014.    VCC customers include the major US news, entertainment, and sports networks and streaming platforms.  Details and clips at www.thevcc.tv.
Our inventions began with "embedded triggers" or the use of online addresses within television signals to permit viewers to go directly to a specific location.  A click-to-buy button now on many TV remote controls is the most obvious application of US Patent 5,761,606.  Ultimately Kudelski-Nagra acquired the patentsand reached agreements with Apple, Netflix and Disney, among others.

You can find bio material on the Background page, speeches and publications on the Speeches page.


Wolzien LLC is a New York entity formed in 2005 and  jointly owned by Valerie Wolzien and Tom Wolzien. 


(About the Banner Photo:  Dusk or Dawn?  An analysis point.  If you know one thing, then sometimes other answers become clear.  In this case, if you know where you stand in the landscape, you can tell the time.  Which way are you looking? Check the Background page.)


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