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'Internet Traffic Jam' Caused by 'Video Road Hogs' Cited in NY Times Story Addressed by Advanced Compression Technology from Broadcast International
March 24th, 2008
A March 13 front-page New York Times story details the threat posed by "video road hogs" that are jamming up the Internet by users uploading and downloading videos. According to Rod Tiede, CEO of Broadcast International (OTCBB: BCST) ("BI"), new video compression technology could alleviate this bandwidth crisis. His company is demonstrating this technology at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference in early April that will cut bandwidth needs by more than 80% so that five to six times more video can be sent using today's limited bandwidth.
At NAB, Broadcast International will show an HD-quality picture being transmitted from a live camera feed, using just...
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Source: Electronics Business Journal (2008-03-24)