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Odemax Becomes First Service to Send UHD Movie Over the Internet to a Consumer

Odemax Becomes First Service to Send UHD Movie Over the Internet to a Consumer | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it







On July 11, 2013, a new movie-download service called Odemax became the first to send a native UHD movie over the Internet to a consumer's RedRay media player, which then played it on an 84" Sony XBR-84X900 UHDTV.


This milestone marks the beginning of online delivery of UHD, which many believe will become the primary delivery mode for such content long before any physical-disc format is available.


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Will Ultra-High Definition Break the Internet?

Will Ultra-High Definition Break the Internet? | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


The amount of data you’d have to stream for ultra-high definition is about 2GB per second.


You’re not going to stream that over your current connection,” says Jeffrey Schniller from MIT’s Information Services and Technology Department.

What happens when the technology becomes cheap enough to tempt millions of us to upgrade?


Think of the strain all that high quality streaming will place on broadband infrastructure.


Is TV going to break the Internet?



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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, April 20, 2013 2:58 AM

This is an important question to look at and consider.

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Sony Gears Up for 4K Ultra HD Internet Movie Service

Sony Gears Up for 4K Ultra HD Internet Movie Service | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


While it’s still unclear how many consumers will take a shine to new Ultra HD TVs, Sony is getting ready to launch the industry’s first 4K streaming service this summer using an encoding system from startup Eye IO to squeeze the video down for broadband delivery.


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Internet 2012 in numbers

Internet 2012 in numbers | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

We have explored all the corners of the Internet to collect all kinds of fantastic numbers that describe the Internet in 2012.

 

NOTE: This is not about UHD, but globally interesting.  So let us make an exception.

 

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