INTEGRATION BETWEEN DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL TELEVISION AND INTERNET BY MEANS OF A DVB-MHP WEB BROWSER

Irene Amerini, Roberto Caldelli, Rudy Becarelli, Francesco Filippini, Giovanni Ballocca, Roberto Borri

Abstract

The process of digital TV convergence, expected in Europe to the end of 2012, makes desirable to develop a system that can provide access to the Internet offering web content on a television screen. In this paper we present WebClimb, a web browser that would pursue an effective integration of Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) and Internet in the DVB-MHP platform. WebClimb is a Java-based web browser and enables users to browse the web interacting with an easy to use Graphical User Interface (GUI), driven by a TV remote control. We explain the system architecture of this novel web browser and we evaluate the operating modes of a WebClimb prototype, over commercial digital terrestrial set-top-boxes.

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Amerini I., Caldelli R., Becarelli R., Filippini F., Ballocca G. and Borri R. (2009). INTEGRATION BETWEEN DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL TELEVISION AND INTERNET BY MEANS OF A DVB-MHP WEB BROWSER . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8111-81-4, pages 323-328. DOI: 10.5220/0001837003230328


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist09,
author={Irene Amerini and Roberto Caldelli and Rudy Becarelli and Francesco Filippini and Giovanni Ballocca and Roberto Borri},
title={INTEGRATION BETWEEN DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL TELEVISION AND INTERNET BY MEANS OF A DVB-MHP WEB BROWSER},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2009},
pages={323-328},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001837003230328},
isbn={978-989-8111-81-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - INTEGRATION BETWEEN DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL TELEVISION AND INTERNET BY MEANS OF A DVB-MHP WEB BROWSER
SN - 978-989-8111-81-4
AU - Amerini I.
AU - Caldelli R.
AU - Becarelli R.
AU - Filippini F.
AU - Ballocca G.
AU - Borri R.
PY - 2009
SP - 323
EP - 328
DO - 10.5220/0001837003230328