Featured Articles

Intel releases tiny 3G cell modem

Intel releases tiny 3G cell modem

Intel has released a 3G cellular modem with an integrated power amplifier that fits into a 300 mm2 footprint, claiming it…

More...
Braswell 14nm Atom slips to Q2 15

Braswell 14nm Atom slips to Q2 15

It's not all rosy in the house of Intel. It seems that upcoming Atom out-of-order cores might be giving this semiconductor…

More...
TSMC 16nm wafers coming in Q1 2015

TSMC 16nm wafers coming in Q1 2015

TSMC will start producing 16nm wafers in the first quarter of 2015. Sometime in the second quarter production should ramp up…

More...
Skylake-S LGA is 35W to 95W TDP part

Skylake-S LGA is 35W to 95W TDP part

Skylake-S is the ‘tock’ of the Haswell architecture and despite being delayed from the original plan, this desktop part is scheduled…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 23 April 2007 11:35

BBC video on demand

Written by test1

Image 

BBC to battle Youtube


BBC is testing its new on-demand video service that should let users access each and every second that BBC has broadcasted through its history. BBC's Future Media boss Ashley highfield this announcement at industry conference in Cannes.

Image


Google's Youtube has made an impact that will completely change the face of TV, and BBC will follow that path. As Mr HighField announced, this on-demand will not only offer video, it will be a whole menu served with hybrid set-top boxes, users ability to record video, and to easily search through the vast database.

Image

Here are some of the highlights of the new on-demand video service Mr Heighfield announced:

 

 - The BBC's proposed iPlayer service, offering catch-up TV via the web and cable TV, would be re-engineered to work with Apple Macs and would eventually roll out to digital terrestrial TV (DTT) and set-top boxes.

- A trial of hybrid set-top boxes which are connected to the net and can record TV to access BBC archive material.

- The desire to "future-proof Freeview with additional advanced interactive and digital functionality" so it could offer catch-up TV and access archive material.

Read more here. 

Last modified on Monday, 23 April 2007 12:44

test1

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments