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M’tyma McNeal March 23, 2010 Assignment 3 The Future of Your T.V The first article I looked at talks about how in the next few months, Comcast will be adding interactive TV applications to at least 50 television networks, by the middle of the summer this year. Comcast is also planning to add instant info widgets that will provide weather, news, sports, traffic, and horoscopes. These new cable features would reach over 12 million households. This first article relates to my groups project because with our Awesome TV, people will be able to download applications to their television set, similar to the ones that Comcast will soon be offering. I also found another article on Academic Search Premier about Verizon Fios TV. Verizon Fios will be adding new features for New Jersey Fios T.V. The Fios T.V interactive Media Guide which now provides next generation video service now offers customers free casual games(solitaire, word play and suduko), purchasing power via remote control, and widgets that
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Unformatted text preview: provide on demand access to news and entertainment. This will allow users to now have a richer and more personalized entertainment. Community news will also be available to see on your screen based on the customers zip code. Information on the most popular programs will also be able to be seen as well, and the most popular video demand titles. We may want to think about how we can add some of these features to our Awesome T.V so that we can be in competition with big companies like Comcast and Verizon. Bibliography: 1. (2008). VERIZON UNVEILS NEW WAVE OF FEATURES FOR N.J. FIOS TV. Networks Update , 20 (11), 5-8. Retrieved from Academic Search Premier database. 2. Michael Grotticelli. (2010, March). Comcast to launch interactive TV applications for 50 networks this year. Broadcast Engineering: Online Exclusive. Retrieved March 22, 2010, from ABI/INFORM Global. (Document ID: 1989779401)....
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