Digital Broadcasting presents an introduction to how the classic notion of 'broadcasting' has evolved and is being reinterpreted in an age of digitization and convergence. The book argues that 'digital broadcasting' is not a contradiction in terms, but-on the contrary-both terms presuppose and need each other. Drawing upon an interdisciplinary and international field of research and theory, it looks at current developments in television and radio broadcasting on the level of regulation and policy, industries and economics, production and content, and audience and consumption practices.The new television landscape has also brought to the television screen Electronic Programme Guides (EPG), ... Sometimes the EPG application is bundled together with the hardware device (settop box or smart TV), as for example with TiVo, Apple TV or Google TV. ... television with a builtin internet connection (i.e. connected television sets by e.g. Samsung, Sony or Vizio) also offer their own EPGanbsp;...
|Author||:||Jo Pierson, Joke Bauwens|
|Publisher||:||Bloomsbury Publishing - 2015-04-23|