News tagged with television broadcasts

TV broadcasting in 3-D

The market for consumer 3D television sets is expanding at the enormous pace of a 75% annual growth rate, following the trend for popular movies shot in 3D. With this rapidly growing market, comes the need for standardization ...

May 27, 2011
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Washington Post profit down 67 percent

The Washington Post Co. said Friday that revenue was flat in its newspaper publishing division in the first quarter but net profit fell by two-thirds on lower enrollment in its education business.

May 06, 2011
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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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Regulators propose grant program for public safety

(AP) -- Federal regulators will recommend that Congress devote up to $16 billion over 10 years to pay for a nationwide wireless broadband network that would allow police officers, firefighters and other emergency workers ...

Feb 25, 2010
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New software shows British TV live on iPhone

British broadcaster Sky launched an iPhone application Tuesday which allows viewers to watch live TV on the move and is thought to be the first commercial TV service backed by the broadcaster itself.

Nov 10, 2009
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England first as game live on Internet, in cinemas

England's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine on Saturday is to make history by being the team's first international to be shown live in cinemas and on the Internet but not on TV, media group Perform said.

Oct 05, 2009
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Why cable TV bills are rising

(PhysOrg.com) -- Consumers often grouse that their cable television bills go up every year, but multichannel video program distributors (MVPD) are often just passing along ever increasing costs, says a new report from Ball ...

Jul 13, 2009
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