Appendix A

Component parts of services to the Digital Home

The component parts (1)  which make up the services to the Digital Home. Stakeholders may be responsible for one or more of any of these component parts.

Content

Content genre

Commerce

Entertainment

Information

Communications

Education and training

Content source

Web content

Video/TV programming

Audio/voice

Content format

Text

Video

Audio

Graphics

Software

Network

Network Protocol

IP

DVB

DAB

Physical network

ISP

Telco

Cable

Satellite

Terrestrial

Wireless

Interface

Network Interface

Modem

ISDN

Set-top box

User Interface

PC

TV

PDA

Mobile Telephone

Other

References

  1. based on a diagram on Market coverage produced by Datamonitor in "Digital Home in Europe: Perspective 2003"

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