n. The convergence of entertainment, particularly television and the Internet.
The vision, as far as there is a universal one, is what Disney developers call 'tele-fusion'. A combined television and computer would allow audiences to watch new or old shows where and when they want, print out the script and then buy the book or soundtrack.
Web video proposals from Apple, Philips and Sarnoff came during last week's NAB convention in Las Vegas against backdrop of jeremiads that financially challenged broadcasters must seek new revenue sources and audience augmentation from "tele-fusion" with Internet delivery.
The Jim Henson Company Wednesday announced the launch of bratsofthelostnebula.com, a "telefusion" Web site to accompany "BRATS of the Lost Nebula," an all-new action-adventure sci-fi series…bratsofthelostnebula.com provides "telefusion," the merging of two distinct entertainment forms, television and new media, to provide an enhanced and unified interactive experience.