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Electronic Media Associated With Poorer Well-Being in Children

Main Point:

The use of electronic media, such as watching television, using computers and playing electronic games, was associated with poorer well-being in children.

Published in:

JAMA Pediatrics 

Author:

Trina Hinkley, Ph.D., of Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia, and colleagues.

Background:

Using electronic media can be a sedentary behavior and sedentary behavior is associated with adverse health outcomes and may be detrimental at a very young age.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by saypeople - March 18, 2014 at 1:00 am

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Study Examines Monitoring of TV, Video Games With BMI

Main Point:

More maternal monitoring of the time children spend watching TV or playing video games appears to be associated with lower body mass index (BMI).

Published in:

JAMA Pediatrics

Author:

Stacey S. Tiberio, Ph.D., of the Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, and colleagues.

Background:

Children’s media consumption (time spent in front of TVs and computers) is associated with childhood obesity. However, parental influences, such as media monitoring, have not been effectively studied.

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World’s first Ultra HD TV transmission will be started in Japan by the next year

Samsung 70" 4k x 2k prototype as demoed at CES2012Japanese government is planning to start the world’s first 4K TV broadcast by the mid of the next year, i.e. July 2014, as reported by the Asahi Shimbun. The country will initially use CS (communication satellites) before moving to BS (broadcast satellites) and ground digital broadcasting.

4K TV transmissions are Ultra HD transmissions that boast the resolution of current high-definition TVs by four times. Previously, the government planned to start the 4K transmission by 2016 but Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications recently announced that the 8K transmission will be tested by that year.

4K transmission has benefits in Japan as many of the 4K TVs are manufactured by Japanese companies such as Toshiba, Sharp, and Sony.

The starting period for the transmission of the 4K TVs is about the later stages of the soccer World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by saypeople - January 27, 2013 at 3:21 pm

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Technologies of 3D viewing without glasses

Glasses-free 3D TV display

Highly efficient glasses-free 3D TV would be available soon as shown by MIT News release. This research will demonstrate the multiple-perspective, glasses-free 3-D that could be more real without glasses. Read more…

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Foxconn has started to work for Apple’s TV

iMac Apple TV

Terry Gou, Foxconn Chief, has said that the company is going to start the production of Apple TV in the near future as reported by China Daily. He held the meeting in Shanghai to discuss the company’s future plans. Read more…

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