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ISBN 9781156607763
REGISTERED: 01/01/18
UPDATED: 04/19/21
Software Projects
Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Plan 9 From Bell Labs, Project Xanadu, Current Tv, Project Athena, Joost, Stanford Web Credibility Project, Platbox Project, Blinkbox, Ipfaces Mobile Framework, the Coed Project, Stylebase for Eclipse, Ptolemy Project, Hui 7, Software Carpentry, Sourcekibitzer, List of Grid Computing Projects. Excerpt:


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  • ISBN bar code 9781156607763 ξ1 registered April 07 2016
  • Product category is Software-Projects Books-Llc Book

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Plan 9 From Bell Labs, Project Xanadu, Current Tv, Project Athena, Joost, Stanford Web Credibility Project, Platbox Project, Blinkbox, Ipfaces Mobile Framework, the Coed Project, Stylebase for Eclipse, Ptolemy Project, Hui 7, Software Carpentry, Sourcekibitzer, List of Grid Computing Projects. Excerpt: blinkbox is a video-on-demand (VoD) service launched in April 2008. The service allows users to preview, buy and rent full length premium movies and TV shows online. Additionally a significant number of titles are free to watch, with revenue generated by advertisements during playback, similar to commercial television. There is a focus on community participation, with visitors able to leave comments and customise clips by adding personal text messages to any section of a film or TV programme from their catalogue.The companys business model is to pitch buying or renting the movie or TV show, or watching full length content with embedded adverts, after viewing the clip. Downloaded content is protected using Microsoft's Windows Media DRM digital rights management software. Blinkbox have also announced streaming deals with a number of their content partners, including Warner Brothers and E1 Entertainment. The streaming service enables users to watch a selection of their premium content instantly using Adobe Flash secure video delivery technology, a first for the UK. The company earns revenue from advertising, downloading and rental income.blinkbox was co-founded by Michael Comish (CEO ) and Adrian Letts (COO ), former senior executives of Channel 4 and Vodafone. Financing Venture capital firms Arts Alliance, Eden Ventures and Nordic Venture Partners have invested an undisclosed amount in blinkbox.Content partners blinkbox's partners include All3Media, Aardman, Discovery,


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