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September 30 - October 3, 2002
New York

IN3's Jack Powers is Conference Chairman for the Streaming Media East program in New York. He's brought back SM favorites and added new sessions in Pervasive Video, Open Source and the increasingly important Copyright Debate.



Wednesday, October 2, 2002
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The streaming media explosion has expanded our view of television beyond the home TV set, but PC video is just the beginning of a global explosion of video in all aspects of out lives. This visionary session by conference chairman Jack Powers describes the technological, cultural and commercial implications of TV everywhere: in our homes and offices and on our desktop computers but also on our pocket computers, cell phones, Coke machine displays, parking meters, ATMs and anything else that's connected to the pervasive Internet.

The slides are available in Acrobat or PowerPoint formats:
[PDF 568K]  [PPT 1.8MB]


Wednesday, October 2, 2002
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Join the discussion of "TV Everywhere" as a panel of developers and analysts describes their work in pervasive Internet video content. Learn how media firms, consumer electronics vendors, advertising companies and program creators are crafting new kinds of video for new kinds of platforms.

Moderator: Jack Powers, IN3.ORG

Andrew Frank, CTO,
Viant Media & Entertainment

Scott Cunningham, Multimedia Technologies Manager,
USA TODAY, Media Laboratory

Bill Correll, Senior Mgr Strategic Investments, Digital Media Solutions & Infrastructure, Sun Microsystems


Thursday, October 3, 2002
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Examine the many paths to online media profitability in this roundtable of media visionaries and ebusiness practitioners. Get an update on the state of online information, news and entertainment, learn what works and what doesn't, and discuss the changing markets for content in the wired and wireless world.

Moderator: Jack Powers, IN3.ORG

Bernard Gershon, Senior Vice President and General Manager,

Chris Dorr, Senior Vice President, Programming, Intertainer

Bob Meyers, General Manager, CNBC Ventures, CNBC

T.S. Kelly, Director, Principal Analyst, Nielsen/NetRatings


Thursday, October 3, 2002
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Get an update on the flurry of Open Source developments in the streaming business and explore the wider implications for intellectual property in the online world. How will royalty-free playback software and compression techniques change the media landscape, and what will that mean for the growth of the media business in cyberspace?

Moderator: Jack Powers, IN3.ORG


How to TiVo-ize your PC
This will be important: SnapStream PVS is a PC-based digital video recorder like TiVO that streams content over your 802.11 network.
The Register

Jack's House
The landscape and the costs of home networking in Brooklyn are laid out in last year's Internet Home seminar slides.
[291K PDF] | [1.95MB PPT]
Caution: big files.

Universal Display FOLED Demo

UD's Flexible Organic Light Emitting Diode video demonstration (running on Jack's Pocket PC phone) set off many discussions about the future of TV at the Internet World Fall and Streaming Media East shows in New York
[View Universal Display video]

Kodak, Sanyo unveil 15-inch flat-panel display
The two tech giants unveiled a prototype fifteen-inch flat-panel display, the next generation of full-color displays based on Kodak's patented organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology.
[Kodak Press Release]

Jack's related notes:

Pervasive Video

Big media and governments
can't stop pervasive video

As digital technologies mature, video is everywhere: On networked home computers, on office computers running news and elearning, on pocket computers, automotive computers, signs and cell phones. Following the tech revolution of pervasive computing, we're moving toward pervasive video in the next three to five years...

Artificial Intelligence in Entertainment

The overall track is about "pervasive
entertainment," the idea that we'll get media in many forms: on our TVs, our radios, our desktop computers but also on our pocket computers, cell phones, Coke machine displays, parking meters,
ATMs and anything else that gets electricity. My talk is focused on the pervasive media system that will enable entertainment everywhere...

For comments and questions about this upcoming presentation, contact:

Jack Powers
phone: +1 718-499-1884



The Entertainment Economy: How Mega-Media Forces Are Transforming Our Lives
by Michael J. Wolf
Michael J. Wolf says that all businesses-- even banks and supermarkets--will increasingly need to be entertaining to thrive. In The Entertainment Economy, Wolf, one of the media industry's top strategists, demonstrates how business is becoming synonymous with entertainment-- a trend that is exploding because of the Internet. Although no substitute for quality, a company's "E-Factor" is critical in establishing brand and attracting fickle consumers, he writes. "We have come to expect that we will be entertained all the time," Wolf says. "Products and brands that deliver on this expectation are succeeding. Products that do not will disappear."







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