Broadband Entertainment: Digital Audio, Video, and Gaming in Your Home

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All Digital Pub., 2004 - Computers - 160 pages
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Broadband Entertainment explores the convergence of the information age with the entertainment industry. Advanced technology and digital entertainment are converging in living rooms around the world to provide commercial-free access to every movie ever made, every song ever sung and every game ever played. The entertainment server is the new device that will deliver digital television, broadband Internet access and FM stereo throughout the home.
 

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Contents

Online Content Availability
15
Entertainment Server Evolution
30
Home Entertainment Technology
44
Bigger and Better Digital Televisions
57
Content Variety and Storage
70
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About the author (2004)

Scott Kipp is an author and electrical engineer with a wide range of experience. He has built infrared satellites for Hughes Aircraft, worked as an English teacher in Taiwan, developed X-ray cameras at Lawrence Livermore Labs, tended bar in England, sold fiber optic cables in Taiwan, and currently works in the office of the CTO as a software architect for McDATA Corporation. On top of this, Kipp found the time to write four books and become a champion for emerging broadband technologies that are revolutionizing the home entertainment experience. He is an expert on current technology topics such as entertainment servers, home networks, online piracy, digital content, and future technology trends.Kipp is a true citizen of the world, having lived and worked in London, Taiwan, Lake Tahoe, Santa Barbara, Death Valley, CA and Kansas City. He currently resides in Westminster, Colorado with his wife, and continues his work developing industry standard for storage area networks and entertainment servers. Kipp received his Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA. He has written two books on storage networking for the Fibre Channel Industry Association.

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