Telecom

High-tech TV tricks for fan-free Tokyo Olympics

There'll be no fans in the stands, and less media on the ground, so when it comes to covering the Tokyo Olympics, broadcasters are relying on technology to give viewers a more vivid experience.

Software

Microsoft taking Xbox games directly to TVs

Microsoft on Thursday said it is working on software to let people play Xbox video games on internet-linked televisions without need of consoles.

Computer Sciences

Our actual attention is now measurable

We want to make sure our phones no longer disturb us at the wrong moment. To achieve this, we first have to better understand where our attention lies when using smartphones. Computer scientists at ETH have now developed ...

Internet

New video codec halves streaming time

A German research institute announced Tuesday a new video standard that halves the bitrate required for streaming, allowing higher quality images on lower-power devices and opening the door wider to adoption of super high-definition ...

Internet

Q&A: Home network can cause video delays on Zoom

Q: During Zoom video calls, my screen image follows my actual movements very slowly. If I move my head or speak, there's sometimes a delay of two seconds or more before it happens on my screen. (This didn't happen during ...

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