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PCTV: A home CATV Server Television/Computing Convergence
A PC server broadcasts “content*” to TV sets directly or to all sets using the home CATV distribution
The PC captures TV streams for filtering, storage, replay, etc. ala TiVO and ReplayTV
Cameras and the web provide content
*Content: art, photos, PPT Albums, webcams, plain old TV, home video, DVD, MTV, games…
For display on 16 x 9 format … or 852 x 480 Fujitsu Plasma Panel