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Re: [videoblogging] Re: bit torrent is too confusing

By Ryan Shaw | Ryan Shaw <ryanshaw@...> | ryan_b_shaw
August 9, 2004 | Post #628 | Topic #545

Deirdre Straughan, class of 81 wrote: > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "petertheman" <peter@p...> wrote: >>> There will never be enough bandwidth. > > Why not? There are places in the world where you can already get 2 > MBits via fibre optic, plenty for video transmission. Improvements in > compression algorithms and technology will also soon reduce the > bandwidth needed to transmit high-quality video. There will certainly be enough bandwidth tomorrow for what we want to do today. But, just as with processing power, our desires grow with our capability. 2 MBps is fine for MPEG-2 or 4 but not for HDTV. Ryan