Community TV over ip John Defoe Richard Overton
The challenge <ul><li>To engage communities  </li></ul><ul><li>To engage individuals </li></ul><ul><li>To empower the disa...
The response <ul><li>RegenTV in Newham – the original PC on TV </li></ul><ul><li>Shoreditch Digital Bridge </li></ul><ul><...
RegenTV – what is it? <ul><li>A technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Broadband content delivered to the TV </li></ul></ul><ul>...
RegenTV – the technology <ul><li>ipTV – the concept  </li></ul><ul><li>The delivery mechanism </li></ul><ul><li>BUT WHY? <...
RegenTV – why ipTV? <ul><li>Technophobia </li></ul><ul><li>BUT </li></ul><ul><li>85% of jobs need ICT skills </li></ul><ul...
RegenTV  –  Delivery mechanisms <ul><li>Computer cabling } </li></ul><ul><li>IRS coax } </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless – Wifi,...
RegenTV –  Community Engagement <ul><li>Meet the Neighbours </li></ul><ul><li>Community TV Channel – VOD </li></ul><ul><li...
RegenTV –  where is it & what’s the history? <ul><li>Carpenters Estate in Stratford </li></ul><ul><li>Overlooking Olympics...
Community ip TV - discussion <ul><li>OK – that’s RegenTV – what else? </li></ul><ul><li>Other broadband VOD TV providers –...
 
 
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John Defoe and Richard Overton explain the community TV project over the Net, at the Bright Ideas conference in Newham November 3 2006

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Community TV over ip

  1. 1. Community TV over ip John Defoe Richard Overton
  2. 2. The challenge <ul><li>To engage communities </li></ul><ul><li>To engage individuals </li></ul><ul><li>To empower the disadvantaged </li></ul><ul><li>To provide access to on-line services </li></ul>
  3. 3. The response <ul><li>RegenTV in Newham – the original PC on TV </li></ul><ul><li>Shoreditch Digital Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Other initiatives ? </li></ul>
  4. 4. RegenTV – what is it? <ul><li>A technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Broadband content delivered to the TV </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A community engagement tool </li></ul><ul><li>Together: </li></ul><ul><li>A means of bridging the digital divide </li></ul>
  5. 5. RegenTV – the technology <ul><li>ipTV – the concept </li></ul><ul><li>The delivery mechanism </li></ul><ul><li>BUT WHY? </li></ul>
  6. 6. RegenTV – why ipTV? <ul><li>Technophobia </li></ul><ul><li>BUT </li></ul><ul><li>85% of jobs need ICT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Growth in Internet shopping </li></ul><ul><li>The Shopping Divide </li></ul><ul><li>SO </li></ul><ul><li>Familiar, ubiquitous interface – the TV </li></ul>
  7. 7. RegenTV – Delivery mechanisms <ul><li>Computer cabling } </li></ul><ul><li>IRS coax } </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless – Wifi, WiMax } </li></ul><ul><li>ADSL/ ADSL2 } </li></ul>Available now Possible
  8. 8. RegenTV – Community Engagement <ul><li>Meet the Neighbours </li></ul><ul><li>Community TV Channel – VOD </li></ul><ul><li>Used for MasterPlanning process </li></ul><ul><li>Community Engagement Manual produced </li></ul><ul><li>Community spirit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Meet’ each other </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appreciate each other </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work together </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. RegenTV – where is it & what’s the history? <ul><li>Carpenters Estate in Stratford </li></ul><ul><li>Overlooking Olympics site </li></ul><ul><li>DfES WUC funded in 2000: launched 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>ODPM funded in 2004 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Community ip TV - discussion <ul><li>OK – that’s RegenTV – what else? </li></ul><ul><li>Other broadband VOD TV providers – BT/Microsoft, Homechoice – how do we introduce the community element? </li></ul>

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