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JUNE SYMPOSIUM SHOWCASES INTERACTIVE DIGITAL TV.

The arrival of interactive digital television is creating exciting opportunities for TV producers, advertisers, broadcasters, consumer electronic manufacturers, the computer industry and more than 24O million American viewers.

Interactive DTV is the convergence of traditional television, computers and the Internet. This combination will lead to new forms of electronic commerce, video-on-demand, targeted advertising, enhanced viewing experiences and broad applications such as electronic learning and health care.

NIST hosted the second annual Digital TV Application Software Environment (known as DASE) international symposium in June 2001, at the agency's Gaithersburg, MD, headquarters. The symposium on interactive TV and the emerging standards in the industry will include sessions on topics of interest to the entertainment industry, broadcasters, consumer electronics manufacturers, software developers and computer hardware manufacturers. DASE Symposium 2001 is co-sponsored by NIST and the Advanced Television Systems Committee.
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Publication:Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology
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Date:May 1, 2001
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