This book contains a key component of the NII 2000 project of the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, a set of white papers that contributed to and complements the project's final report, The Unpredictable Certainty: Information Infrastructure Through 2000, which was published in the spring of 1996. That report was disseminated widely and was well received by its sponsors and a variety of audiences in government, industry, and academia. Constraints on staff time and availability delayed the publication of these white papers, which offer details on a number of issues and positions relating to the deployment of information infrastructure.Charter member of earlier Advanced Digital HDTV Consortium and of the recent Grand Alliance HDTV development team. ... digital operating system, aquot;OpenTV, aquot; that is extremely economical and that can be interfaced through a TV remote control or a PC. ... In cooperation with Toshiba and others, announced standard, manufacturing, and commercial plan (1996) for a digital videodisc (DVD) player.
|Title||:||The Unpredictable Certainty|
|Author||:||NII 2000 Steering Committee, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 1998-02-10|