=Definition of the concept=
The technological revival concept, which can also be called technological reminiscence, consists in using the
technologyof today to bring back to life the technological contents of yesterday.
Applicability of the technological revival concept
The technological revival concept lies within the idea of a certain nostalgia of the
multimediacontents of yesterday (Radio, television, video games...) It expresses itself fully with the rising coming of Web 2.0. It can take various forms:
* To use the
high-techpossibilities to make rebirth radiophonic or televisual programs of yesterday. The Internet high flow authorizes,now, this practice on a general basis. As a matter of fact, the vintage multimedias contents are relatively easy to digitalize, so that they can, then, being downloaded (NB: respect of the royalties)
EX: Setting on line on
Internet, some old television programs.
* To connect a technological system of yesterday with a system of today.
EX: To connect a video game console of the 1st generation (Standard
NintendoNes 8 bytes) on a video projector, a plasma screen...
Technical terms related to the technological revival
VHS RIP: Televisual program setted on line at the disposal of the Net surfers and whose native source of recording comes from the VHS standard (analogical)
Radio RIP: Radiophonic program setted on line at the disposal of the Net surfers and whose native source of recording comes from a radio set.
Limits of application
The technological revival works rather well with
multimediacontents dating from the 90's, 80's or 70's. Beyond that, it becomes difficult to combine revival technological and quality.
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