Thanks for that. But do you have access to any video clips from that
programme Syamekke I mentioned?
On 25/05/06, Tim Smith <tim_at_freeverse.jp> wrote:
> Hi John - we are currently working with Radvision in Japan regarding
> this topic. And have broached this channel with TBS and other local TV
> providers - so could give you quite a bit of insight into the Japan
> market as well as the technology involved.
> In Japan there is a serious difficulty about VGM (viewer generated
> media) due to the legal and privacy issues regarding adhoc broadcasting.
> Slowly, there are changes, however it will be some time before it's
> possible this type (Tu-Media) could achieve similarity in Japan.
> Technically - no problem. Japan has one of the largest 3G populations
> with many people carrying perfectly capable video-phones. There is
> carrier grade equipment available via Radvision (already in service
> globally) and the tie-in to broadcast station is well known and easily
> Revenue-wise, it's also difficult. At more than 50y/min - video call
> doesn't come cheap! As for taking video and then 'sending' it in - about
> the same issue - packet charges tend to stifle the opportunity.
> We are currently working on several projects that use a variety of
> technology for VGM including live broadcasting, recoded video, etc. Be
> happy to go over any scenario!
> John Whelan wrote:
> > I wonder if anyone could point me towards examples of real cameraphone
> > interaction with TV programming in Japan/Korea or elsewhere.
> > Tomi Ahonen has already indicated the following examples:
> > o In Japan a show called "Syamekke" and the Norwegian NRK TV
> > which invited viewers to send in their video-clips shot on mobile
> > broadcast on the specialized TV shows.
> > o Tu-Media Korea, the first full-time 24 hour TV channel that
> > broadcasts NOTHING but video-clips by viewers.
> > Ideally I would love to get access to video clips showing the content
> > these TV shows and the format .
> > Thanks for any help
> > John
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