Music and Entertainment Industry: Digital TV and MP3s

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In the world nowadays, ICT has been responsible for assisting in the development of entertainment. One of the things that are mainly used in music entertainment now is the MP3 files which contain music. This technology is often used to play music with digital music players such as MP3 players and iPods. This now revolutionised the entertainment as it now allows people to listen to music without the need for a physical product for the players to play music off of such as using cds it is now quicker in music entertainment to download music of line which makes the process faster.

Digital TV has improved with cable and free view from 4 channels to hundreds of channels of digital TV company’s such as sky and virgin this has given thousands of people to have a variety of programs to watch and not everyone watch the same programs round the country. Also on sky and virgin people have the chance to record programs with the improvements through ict this gives the chance for people to do work and not have a schedule to watch programs which interests them they can record them and watch them when they want which benefits them in their everyday life Also people can now watch TV and video on hand held devices such as ipads and apps have been created through ict in which they can watch things they want on the go and example of this is sky go also there is an app for Netflix .apps which have been created will be sold some may be free such as sky go if you are a sky customer but some will cost the buyer this is a downfall.

Cinemas are also been effected by ICT as a result in the advances in technology films are bow shown in better quality because of the improvement in ICT with cameras. And a...

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...nt film viewing services such as Netflix. Satellite and Freeview Television have also improved. People are now allowed to record television programmes easy and simple without the use of video recorder. There are now HD televisions and some companies are now offering 3D televisions. The television companies are also offering red button where users can click it if they want to watch a live coverage programmes or special TV offers and have a variety of shows to watch for example the Olympics when an event was on the viewer had the choice to watch other events in the same channel through the red button

A downfall of ict in entertainment through games is that 97% of 12-17 year olds in the USA played video games in 2008, thus fuelling an $11.7 billion domestic video game industry. In 2008, 10 of the top 20 best-selling video games in the USA contained violent scenes.
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