Self Improvement shows are all over the broadcast networks. After hearing about shows like “What Not to Wear” I thought I would love to be on one. Then I saw that they used spy cameras to watch the “winner” as she went about her life. Now I’m paranoid.
Again ….. make sure you take into consideration the HD implications as mentioned above which will double your bandwidth requirements per household served.
A recent campaign on the crowdfunding site Indiegogo seeks to provide a co-op for those seeking to break into this new medium. The Multo Media Co-Op has a mission to create a sustainable broadcast business model for independent news and content makers, in an international effort. The campaign is seeking to raise $35,000 by February.
Buy a TV tuner card- This card that you install in the back of your computer turns you computer screen into a television. The problem with this is you are limited to the signals you get with a terrestrial antenna. The other alternative is you can subscribe to your local cable service. You are really limited as to the good things you can see with this method and it defeats the purpose of getting TV on your computer in the first place; getting rid of the cable bill.
Kinect dashboard and Xbox VANTAGENS IPTV came next. Again, Kinect Dashboard is good enough, but totally unnecessary (don’t get me started on Xbox Bing). IPTV is an interesting idea. How it shakes out will obviously depend on content providers, but it is a cool twist to the Xbox360 experience (with DVR options).
Any viewer around the world getting a broadband connection and a right media playing software can request the feed to stream the video online. These portals have already been supported by marketing, hence generating revenue for them.
The average person or family spends many hours in front of the TV for entertainment. With Internet TV you also have the ability to listen to streaming radio at no cost, so it’s no wonder why internet TV is becoming so popular and in demand.
So there you go. I got Sony on top, with Nintendo right behind, and Microsoft a distant 3rd. Lots of cool stuff, and lots more questions. No matter how you look at it, 2011 is shaping up to be a very interesting year in gaming.