The home-movie channel

2019-03-07 03:12:02

By Barry Fox GET your rain checks and excuses ready, the dreaded home movie is back with a vengeance. And this time it won’t just be the occasional clip of your neighbour’s camping holiday. Thanks to the Internet and satellite broadcasting an endless stream of other people’s home movies will be beamed directly into your home. The idea of “personal broadcasting” comes from satellite operator Eutelsat, which thinks that enough people use digital camcorders and computer editing equipment for it to catch on. Trials of the service, called Open-Sky,