Technological convergence

The technological dimension of convergence is the most readily understood, with the development of technology, smart phone, television, computers, and other digital devices, billions of people are now able to access media content that was once tied to specific communications media.

In the past, we use the phone to call each other, it will not received immediately, television could just watch several black and white film,  radio and other entertainment medium had to be played on a specific device. Video displayed on a television through some type of video player, music came through a tape deck or Compact Disc (CD) player, and video games were played through a console of some sort. Now we can easy use these devices to look everything. Especially mobile phone, check breaking news, play games, calling, take notes ,watch videos, do anything you like.

The internet connect all of them through technology devices . Virtually all entertainment technologies, from radio and television to books and games, can be viewed and played online.All of these different types of media have become digitised and made more readily available than ever before.(Media convergence)

In conclusion, in this global world, the technological convergence makes people more accessible and comfortable to use it. While in daily life has become indispensable.

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1 Comment

  1. I completely agree with you as technological convergence is the best thing ever. It just makes everything so convenient and easily accessible. We got the world in our hand in just few clicks, how great is that. But at the same time, there are more disadvantages like cyber crime, drugs dealer, hackers, addiction, communication problems…in a more complicated way. I don’t deny the great benefit we are enjoying right now but things are getting more dangerous when everyone is all anonymous.

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