Engineering graduate student narrows gap between high-resolution video and virtual reality
(PhysOrg.com) -- With their immersive 3D capabilities, virtual-reality environments (VEs) provide the kind of intense visual experience that two-dimensional digital televisions could never to live up to. But ...
OLED brings out the shine
Screens made of organic light diodes promise unfathomable possibilities. Yet high production costs often prevent their widespread use. A new kind of production saves not only costs, but also improves the ...
Logitech pulls plug on Google TV set-top boxes
Logitech has pulled the plug on Google TV set-top boxes, saying consumers just aren't ready for the device which merges television and the Internet.
Digital health tech on display at electronics show
Technology companies showed off the latest innovations on the digital health care front at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) alongside the newest smartphones, touchscreen tablet computers and 3D television ...
Mobile digital TV poised for big moves in 2011
Rabbit ears on a mobile phone? Well, not exactly, but broadcasters and gadget manufacturers are working to beam live television to portable devices.
Digital video recorders do not change shopping behavior
Watching a television show from a digital video recorder (DVR) gives viewers a chance to skip commercials, but new research finds that owning a DVR does not influence the demand for advertised products despite its ad-skipping ...
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 ...
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.
For viewers, Sochi will be first 'fully mobile' Olympics
The Sochi Winter Olympics, Feb. 7-23, are expected to generate a dramatic rise in Web and mobile viewing, but that does not mean viewers will abandon the traditional television-viewing experience for digital media, says a ...
Review: New TiVo delivers for avid TV viewers
When I bought my first TiVo digital video recorder in 2001, I was a real trendsetter. "You can really pause live television?" friends asked with wonder. "You don't have to rewind a tape when you're done?"
TV-over-Internet service Aereo continues expansion
Aereo is accelerating the expansion of its $8-a-month service providing broadcast television over the Internet.
TV-over-Internet service Aereo will expand to Utah
(AP)—Aereo, which provides broadcast television over the Internet for $8 a month, says it will expand to Utah next month.
A new simulator could help the elderly or disabled users engage more effectively with electronic devices, including websites, smartphones and digital television.
TV-over-Internet service hits Atlanta next month
Aereo, the startup that offers television stations over the Internet starting at $8 a month, says it will start service in Atlanta on June 17.