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Convergence & Synergy

ConvergenceThis describes two phenomena. First, technologies coming together, for example,you can usea mobile phone as a still and moving image camera and second, mediaindustriesare diversifying so they produce and distribute across several media. For example, a newspaper with an online version and audio podcast or the coming together of video games withfilms.

Technological ConvergenceTechnological Convergence is the tendency for different technological systems to evolve toward performing similar tasks.For example, a device which contains various features in it, such as Camera, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Browser, etc.

Technological Convergence in Captain Phillips Technological Convergence used in the movie Captain Phillips are as the following:Mobile PhoneComputerAaton Penelope (35mm Motion Picture Camera)GoPro (High-Definition Camera) Sony Dynamic Digital Sound (SDDS) (Cinema Sound)Dolby DigitalFuji Eterna 250D 8663 (16 mm Negative Format)Cross Media ConvergenceHardware and software coming across the media and companies coming together across similar boundaries. This makes the distinction between different types of media and different media industries increasingly dubious.Cross Media Convergence of Captain Phillips


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Online DownloadSynergyDifferent elements of a company working together to promote related products.It is the way in which different elements of a media conglomerate work together to promote linked products across different media.

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