MAY 2007 / RESEARCH FROM THE INTERNATIONAL INFORMATICS INSTITUTE

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There's a lot going on in video, so stay tuned.
 

Home TV sets are going flat, digital, and high definition, but the big news comes in the increase in viewer control

BIG, FLAT, DIGITAL

The latest Sony WEGA TV is wider than the MiniCooper.

 

PLACESHIFTING WIFI TV

Click through TV channels, watch DVDs and surf the while out by the pool, on the front porch or in China.

 

MEDIA CENTER PCS

Watching TV is getting so complicated you need a computer to help.

 

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HOME TV HOME

Business managers apply Office TV to lower costs, boost sales and increase productivity.

 

VISUAL COMPUTING

Employees average just under 9 hours per week on the Internet: 21% view streaming media; 10% play DVDs; 14% play games and 2% download media from P2P networks.

 

E-LEARNING

Office webcams support on-line seminars for distance learning over the Internet and video teleconferencing for live meetings across multiple sites. It also means that managers are making television.

 

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OFFICE TV HOME

The inevitable evolution of mobile phones and pocket computers promises billions of new video screens worldwide in the next ten years.

 

MP4 PLAYERS

More than 30 million MP3 audio players were sold in 2004, and now they're adding MPEG-4 video.

 

MOBILE PHONE TV

3G phones are showing TV, sending vmail and running teleconferences, and soon enough there will be billions of them

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PERSONAL TV HOME

Anesthetizing the kids with DVD Barney may be a mild form of child abuse, but as long as the tech-nology enables rolling couch potatoes, we'll tune in with video screens fore and aft and even head-up.

 

REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT

By decades' end, some 22 million DVD players will be installed in cars worldwide, probably averging two screens per vehicle.

NAVIGATION & SAFETY

Cameras hidden in the bumpers fore and aft give drivers enhanced vision, including infrared.

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AUTO TV HOME

Here's a form of television that's all commercials, all the time.

DIGITAL SIGNAGE

Virtual signs, video billboards, place-based media there are many names for the spread of TV into every aspect of urban life.

RETAIL TV

Video at the point-of-purchase provides product information, demonstrations and even some limited interactivity, It also boosts sales.

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OUTDOOR TV HOME


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Jack Powers, Editor