Monthly Archives: April 2011

NoTube and HbbTV

Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) is a pan-European initiative that aims at complementing the broadcasting of informative, educative or entertaining audio-visual and textual content to the consumers via broadband. Version of the specification was standardised by ETSI in June … Continue reading

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Future second screen scenarios

An enthusiastic group of six Information Science Masters students at the VU University Amsterdam are now half-way through their assignment looking at the usability aspects of augmenting TV with second screen experiences for the NoTube project. They have been concentrating … Continue reading

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A Notube story

Jack suffers from a particular case of information overloading about TV. He is fine with tons of movies, ads, documentaries, talk-shows hitting him every evening. He just can’t phisically stand the huge mass of news (here a ‘news’ stands for … Continue reading

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