Streaming Live 2K DCinema content using Bittorrent….

bittorrent, DCinema, Technology
Recently the Far North Living Lab started by the Nothern Research Institute in Norway did a successful transmission test of 2K Digital Cinema material to a Theater using BitTorrent technology. They used the (EU Funded) Tribler BitTorrent client to stream a full blown film at full 2K resolution.The lab’s launch was held at a local movie theater where the film “Carved” by Jonas Rejman was projected, with consent from the copyright holder of course. This is a digital streaming world premiere for BitTorrent, and one that shows how the technology can actually help digital cinema and independent filmmakers.At the moment most digital movies are distributed on hard disks costing up to $2000 for each copy. BitTorrent has the power to change this outdated distribution method and get smaller budget films…
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is TV freed?

bittorrent, Linux, OSX, rss, Windows
Well, I'll leave this one to you. You can decide on it's Kosherness. The application is called TED and it can find all sorts of TV episodes you might have missed. From the homepage:ted can find episodes of any TV show you like to watch. Just add your favorite shows to ted and he will search for the newest episodes and downloads them for you. ted uses bittorrent and RSS technology to get you the newest episodes as fast as possible! ted comes with a huge list of shows, all waiting for you to be watched. ted even displays a summary of each show, to help you choose shows you like.ted requires Java 5 and a bittorrent client and is available for all platforms (Linux, Windows, Mac). Download here.
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