Items tagged with hd streaming

Wearable cameras are convenient and useful, but their video quality is often limited by their size. A team of researchers at the University Washington recently developed a new HD video streaming method that does not require a battery. Their "backscatter" technology leverages existing ambient RF waves as a power source and then selectively reflects these same RF waves to encode its own signal. This technique will allow wearable cameras to remain lightweight but be able to stream HD videos. Image from Dennis Wise, University of Washington Marketing and Communications Visual Media Producer Most streaming cameras first compress a video before sending it via Wi-Fi. This method typically requires a... Read more...
Sonic Solutions has been doing itself quite a few favors of late, linking up with Blockbuster and even bringing CinemaNow films to USB flash drives. Today, however, it's really kicking things up a notch. In an effort to take on the likes of Vudu, Netflix and even Microsoft's Xbox 360 streaming service, Sonic has announced a new platform to bring HD streaming right to one's television.The new CineVision Adaptive HD technology is described as a next-generation encoding, multiplexing, streaming and decoding system designed specifically to deliver the highest quality HD video possible to internet-connected CE devices. In other words, Internet-connected TVs and set top boxes could soon be pulling... Read more...
NETGEAR’s Award-Winning Powerline Adapters for HD and Multimedia Streaming Now Available Innovative Powerline Devices Offer Consumers 200 Mbps Speeds with Broad Options in Technical Design SAN JOSE, Calif. – November 17, 2008 –NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a worldwide provider of technologically innovative, branded networking solutions, today announced the general availability of its latest powerline adapters for turning electrical power outlets into high-speed Internet and home network connections. Fast enough to stream high-definition video, the award-winning Powerline HD Plus Ethernet Adapter Kit (HDXB111) and Powerline AV Ethernet Adapter Kit (XAVB101) provide reliable, high-speed... Read more...