News tagged with digital television

FCC to open up vacant TV airwaves for broadband

(AP) -- A new flavor of Wi-Fi, with longer range and wall-piercing power, could show up in wireless gadgets a year from now if the Federal Communications Commission works out the last details of new spectrum ...

Sep 13, 2010
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Paramount tests frontier with 'Star Trek' drives

(AP) -- Paramount Pictures is exploring a new frontier by participating in an offer to sell Seagate Technology hard drives with a copy of the latest "Star Trek" movie and 20 other films already on board.

Apr 13, 2010
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Multimedia search without detours

Finding a particular song or video is often no easy matter. Manually assigned metadata may be incorrect, and the unpacking of compressed data can slow up the search. DIVAS, a multimedia search engine, uses digital fingerprints ...

Apr 02, 2010
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Cisco going from Internet plumber to platform

Cisco chief executive John Chambers said Tuesday that the computer switching colossus is changing from the Internet's "plumber" to a platform and provider of products for online work and leisure.

Dec 08, 2009
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Television control for the remote

(PhysOrg.com) -- A cheap way to deliver interactive communications to remote communities has been successfully tested in Brazil and Italy.

Dec 08, 2009
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TV stations struggling with viewer loss on DTV

(AP) -- The government is helping two dozen TV stations that became difficult to receive by antenna when they switched to new frequencies as part of the digital TV transition, the Federal Communications Commission said Thursday.

Jul 02, 2009
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U-verse offers TV alternative and more

OK, I admit it. When I am asked to test questionable software, I usually install it first on my wife's computer. And my kids are crash-test dummies ramming head-first into all sorts of dubious products. But they don't care ...

May 27, 2009
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Enhanced learning with interactive courses for TV

(PhysOrg.com) -- Providing educators with the tools to create interactive TV courses will expand their ability to reach audiences in their homes and help them learn new skills, according to European researchers.

Apr 29, 2009
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