Project Canvas given green light by BBC Trust
What is Project Canvas?
Project Canvas is a partnership between the BBC, ITV, BT, Five, Channel 4 and Talk Talk to develop a common interface for Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) in the UK.
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Project Canvas aims to set a common standard for internet TV
IPTV allows you to access programmes via the net rather than through the air.
Canvas is an attempt to replicate the success of Freeview for internet television.
The partnership believes that developing a single standard will bring a new range of services in to the living room and kick-start demand for television over the internet.