A vision for the future

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Name: Trip Durham

From: USA

Bio: I am a former employee of Elon who wants to participate

Area of Expertise: Advocate/Voice of the People

Topic: Technology

Headline: Cable and Satellite Providers Form Partnership

Nutshell: Your computer is now your television

Vision: There is already some indication of this on the net these days: I really believe that the computer and the television industry will move towards having all traditional cable and satellite programming feed through the internet as oppossed to the tradition routing systems of the cable and satellite providers. It will be subscription based but it will be a consolidated move that brings all aspects of home entertainment and information into one medium. And as the DVD has enhanced the movie you are watching, the internet television model will offer the same special viewing features in real time availability. We will eventually just pay one bill for all of our internet and television access and interact with it all on one screen in the den or living room!

Date Submitted: 11/10/2004

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