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3D Television in Australia, but only for a limited time?

There has been growing discussion about 3D television in Australia during recent weeks. The Nine Network promoting that they will be the first broadcaster to trial the technology in Australia. Some Australians maybe unaware that Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) has also been authorised by the Australian Communication and Media Authority (ACMA) to trail 3D broadcasting.… Keep Reading

ABC’s iView on a Sony Bravia

Recently the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) announced a further development for their iView on-demand internet based video service and Sony. The new internet enabled Sony Bravia televisions and Blu-ray players will allow access to ABC’s iView. The partnership between the two institutions began last year with the introduction of access to iView through Sony’s PlayStation… Keep Reading


Andrew Olle Media Lecture

Andrew Olle Media Lecture 2009 by Julian Morrow (The Chaser ABC) Video avaliable via ABC iVeiw Transcript and Audio available   Keep Reading

What is Transmedia Broadcasting?

Many people within the media field may have heard of the term transmedia storytelling, but what is transmedia broadcasting? To define transmedia broadcasting we must first explain the fundamentals of transmedia storytelling. Henry Jenkins, a key media theorist in the area of convergence, was the first to discuss this new method of storytelling. Jenkins describes… Keep Reading

ABC Increase their lead with ABC Mobile

There is no doubt that ABC are the Australian leaders for broadcasting their content across alternative platforms. They currently broadcast on two digital channels (ABC1 and ABC 2), along with iView an online platform, accompanied by their media rich website. ABC now have further placed their mark as being the leaders in transmedia broadcasting with the introduction of ABC Mobile ( This will allow a phone that has internet to access the ABC Mobile site. ABC has designed dedicated applications for the iPhone and Andriod. Both of which are free downloads, with the iPhone application in the top 5 of the “Top Free Apps” section on the iTunes Store. Keep Reading

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