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Name: James Harris

From: New Jersey

Bio: Extremely creative, with 20 years of analytical experience

Area of Expertise: Research Scientist/Illuminator

Topic: Technology

Headline: Internet and television will be one

Nutshell: The home computer and the television will become one device with access to all media and data.

Vision: With television rapidly moving into the digital age with HDTV, the merger of the internet and television is assured. No longer relegated to the den, the PC/TV will provide all media, including broadcast, movies, photos, home video, radio and web. Each person will be able to design custom programs of entertainment, study and work. Wireless connections will sync the PC/TV to the cell phone which will serve as the eyes and ears of the system. Video, pictures, phone calls, collected by the cell phone will in real-time be moved to the home based PC/TV. Wireless will also connect the PC/TV to the owners automobile. This will enable people to possess every bit of personal and worldly available information and any media at any time.

Date Submitted: 11/12/2004

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