August 16, 2001

Web standards body advances TV features

Author: JT Smith

News.com: "The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) last week recommended SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia
Integration Language) 2.0, the second take on a specification that lets Web authors sync images,
text and sound.

In line with the industry's trend toward handheld computers, version 2.0 comes equipped with a
subset called SMIL Basic tailored for use with non-PC devices such as handheld computers and
cell phones."

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