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  1. PythonCrew Streaming Pack: Android One pack for all your android streaming needs. We have tested over 400+ different apk's for movies, tv series, iptv, music, vpn's, etc. As we find more that work good, they will be added and post updated. Most apk's are ad free and unlocked. All apks are focused on android tv boxes with landscape view. I hope everyone enjoys the Pack and have fun streaming. Special thanks goes out to PriSim, Delboy, UpGrade and Atasas for their contributions. Folder link: Site: https://drive.google.com Sharecode: /drive/folders/16381vE16N_0JFZrOaPRduLPrBPCYsUrx?usp=sharing Note: You are not obligated to download or install any of the included apk's within this pack. If you wish to use the free versions (containing ads and some limitations), go ahead. Disclaimer: I test and share with members here to reduce the need for searching and testing themselves. The modded apk's are included so users can see what the full featured versions consist of in order to make a purchase decision. If you like any of the apps you should purchase them. Support the developers so they can continue to improve their apps and services.
  2. Jime234

    TV Series Download sites

    Do you guys know any website to download 480p, low size(~120MB), reasonable quality tv series ?
  3. No matter which service you prefer to use to watch the latest and greatest television series, one of the last things you may fancy doing is to sit through the same intro again and again. For instance, if you decide to watch a season of the now-rescued Brooklyn Nine-Nine, you would you spend a bit over seven minutes in total just watching the intro play at the beginning of each episode. Of course, some people may not mind that while others may think it may be a case of #firstworldproblems but being able to easily skip the intro has been a welcome timesaver for Netflix customers for some time. Unfortunately, if you've been using a Chromecast device, this has not been the case but now that shortcoming appears to have been fixed. In the latest version of the Netflix app for Android, v6.3.0, the option to immediately skip the intro will appear at the bottom of the screen, making it super easy to get on with the important task of re-immersing yourself in your favorite content. At the time of writing, Netflix has not yet updated its help page to make specific mention of the Chromecast supporting the skip intro feature. However, its formal inclusion may still be waiting on iOS picking up the capability when connected to a Chromecast device. More details source < Clic here >
  4. Peel Universal Smart TV Remote Control v10.1.7.4 [Pro] Requirements: 4.1+ | 6.0+ Overview: Peel Smart Remote revolutionizes your home entertainment experience by combining universal remote control and live or streamed TV listings into one simple-to-use app. This is the only remote and TV guide you need. This Remote Changes Everything! Universal Remote Control Reliably control your TV, set-top box, DVD player, Blu-ray, Roku, Apple TV, audio system, and home appliances like air conditioners and heaters, using the built-in infrared IR blaster on your smartphone,including models from Xiaomi, Samsung, HTC, LG and more. Find Something Good to Watch Peel provides smart show recommendations and TV guide listings based on your preferences and past viewing behavior, all organized in an easy to navigate interface. Best of all, the more you “Peel-in”, the smarter it gets. Easy to Set Up. Easy to Use. Peel is super simple. No matter where you live, what brand of TV or set-top box you own, or who provides your service, it’s easy as 1, 2, 3. Confirm your location from 110 different countries, choose your TV provider, and then pair Peel Smart Remote with all your home electronics. It can replace your Samsung TV remote, LG TV remote, Sony TV remote, Vizio TV remote, Dish remote, DirectTV remote, Apple TV remote and more. Peel supports more than 400,000 devices. This is the only universal remote control you will ever need. Never Miss Your Favorite Shows With the Peel Smart Remote you can easily set a calendar reminder so you never again miss a favorite show, movie or sports event. Simply tap on the reminder notification to “Peel-in.” Peel-in to Your Favorites Customize your Peel Smart Remote by selecting your favorite channels and shows. Finding out when and where your favorite programs and movies are available to watch on TV has never been easier. Personalize Your TV Program Guide & Listings Unlike other universal remote controls, Peel Smart Remote allows you to easily personalize your TV channel listing to match your local over-the-air, dish or cable provider or streaming service. Easily Discover Streamed Content Peel Smart Remote allows you to discover your favorite shows and movies on your streaming video services. Whether you prefer Netflix, Hulu, Roku, Apple TV or dozens of other digital content providers, Peel will help you find something good to watch. The More You Use, the Smarter it Gets Peel is the world’s most popular smart remote with 140 million-plus registered users worldwide and more than 10 billion smart remote commands a month. No more worrying about what to watch on TV, how to find your favorite content, or where your remote is hiding. The more you tune-in with Peel, the smarter it gets. Help and Support is Close By Go to http://help.peel.com for FAQs or email [email protected] You can also visit http://peel.com, follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/peeltv) and Facebook (http://facebook.com/peeltv) for the latest app updates. You can also go to https://m.facebook.com/ads/ad_choices for Facebook Ad choices. This app has no advertisements More Info: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=tv.peel.app&hl=en Download Instructions: Paid content unlocked Hidden Content (for members only) For Android 4.1+ uploadocean turbobit depositfiles For Android 6.0+ uploadocean turbobit depositfiles
  5. Requirements: 4.0+ Overview: Terrarium TV - Free and HD TV-shows and movies on your Android devices! Description Terrarium is an Android app which allows you to watch, stream and download FREE and HD TV Shows and movies on your Android devices. It provides almost any TV shows and movies. Absolutely free. You can download them on your Android device or watch online. Features FULL HD (1080p) and HD (720p) sources Absolutely FREE Download and watch offline Multi-language subtitles are available Fast sources (for Full HD and HD, mostly Google Drive) Great amount of shows (including reality and documentary) Bookmark Last watching Genre selection Chromecast support Upcoming features Watch history Common issues Requirements Android 4.0.1 or upper version MXPlayer (Currently the most powerful video player on Android) WHAT'S NEW v1.9.2 New! Added more GoogleVideo links! New! Added more CDN-FastServer links! New! Added new HD providers New! Added new Real-Debrid providers New! Added new URL resolvers Improve the bottom notification bar of completing CAPTCHA Fixed existing providers Fixed existing URL resolvers Disabled broken providers Improved performance Fixed bugs and crashes This app has no advertisements PREMIUM features Unlocked No forced update Homepage Download ( Credits @Balatan ) Site: https://www.upload.ee ShareCode: /files/7983239/Terrarium_TV-Premium-v1.9.2.apk.html Site: https://www.mirrorcreator.com ShareCode: /YF50BDWJ/Terrarium_TV-Premium-v1.9.2.apk_links Android Fire Stick Mod: Site: https://www.upload.ee ShareCode: /files/7983250/Terrarium_TV-Premium-v1.9.2-Mod.apk.html Site: https://www.mirrorcreator.com ShareCode: /files/1KEPXJRW/Terrarium_TV-Premium-v1.9.2-Mod.apk_links
  6. The technology that makes televisions possible is a miracle. Lights of varying types blast through pixels constructed of green, red, and blue colored lenses to create incredible moving images. That movement is an illusion created when the television renders frames dozens of times every second, or hundreds of times if you’re using a high end PC monitor, which can render many more frames per second than a typical TV. Which begs the question—what if we could watch a game of Super Mario Bros. slowed down to, say, 380,000 frames per second and played it on an old TV? YouTubers The Slow Mo Guys did just that. Gavin Free and Dan Gruchy’s YouTube channel is all about using an expensive camera to slow things way, way down. Their latest video tackles television technology and does a great job explaining how the technology behind America’s actual favorite pastime (baseball? C’mon, let’s be honest with ourselves) works. Then they train their slow-mo cameras on an old cathode ray tube television playing the original Super Mario Bros. and things get magical. Old TVs render an image by actually drawing the entire frame from top to bottom at speeds so fast the human eye can’t detect it, but Free and Gruchy’s cameras can. Mario is almost indistinguishable at 380,000 FPS, but it’s amazing to watch beams of light shoot across a screen in slow motion, slowly building the Mushroom Kingdom we all know and love. It’s amazing to watch the tech work while slowed down—and, by the way, old CRT televisions draw Mario’s mustache in less than 1/380,000th of a second. source
  7. Cerberus

    StbEmu Pro v1.0.3

    StbEmu Pro v1.0.3 (Paid Version): -Requires paid iptv subscription- What's New v1.0.3 * Fixed hardware acceleration issues in Ijk when playing some streams * Updated Exo player to v2.4.3 * Fixed some issues Download: arm7: Site: https://www.mirrorcreator.com Sharecode[?]: /files/1VLJYUCD/com.mvas.stb.emu.pro.arm7_v1.0.3__10100032.apk_links x86: Site: https://www.mirrorcreator.com Sharecode[?]: /files/UJGH2WAR/com.mvas.stb.emu.pro.x86_v1.0.3_10100033.apk_links Tested and working.
  8. TV and Sport events http://www.rojadirecta.me/ http://88.80.11.29/ http://www.streamhunter.eu http://zonytvcom.info/ http://www.livestation.com/ (News Channels) https://www.youtube.com/live/all http://www.justin.tv/ http://www.ustream.tv http://aflam4you.tv/index.html (Arabic Channels + beIN Sports channels) http://www.kakibara.com/ http://www.stream2watch.me/ http://www.hahasport.com/ http://www.firstrow1.eu/ http://tvtoss.com/ Movies http://www.movie4k.to/ Movies Subtitles http://subscene.com/ Football highlights http://footyroom.com/ Updated: Download Music: http://beemp3.com http://mp3lx.com/ http://mp3skull.com/ http://www.mp3toss.com Updated 2: Watch TV on Android 1- Download IPTV App from Playstore 2- Download TV playlists and add them to the App, Here a good website for the playlists NB: You can try another app called Kodi, it's available for Windows too but did not tried it yet Updated 3: http://www.streamgaroo.com/
  9. Controversial new law could see Kodi TV box users face up to 10 YEARS in prison http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/02/08/19/3CF8FB1B00000578-0-image-a-50_1486583642634.jpg Kodi is a free service that streams apps and on-demand services onto your TV Many of the plug-ins offered host illegal streaming services for films and shows A new bill has ruled that people making the illegal content could go to prison Ten year sentences would only be applied in the most serious of criminal circumstances Thousands of people using Kodi boxes to stream illegal content in the UK could face up to 10 years in prison, thanks to a controversial new law. The Digital Economy Bill warns that people making and streaming films using torrents online will be committing a criminal offence. The news comes shortly after Amazon banned 'fully-loaded' Kodi TV boxes and other pirate devices from its global online store. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4469678/Kodi-users-face-10-YEARS-prison.html
  10. Announcing VLC 2.1 Beta Release! Not so much activity on Play Store since v2.0.6 release. I’ve been quite busy but VLC keeps going on with very interesting evolutions! This post will only deal with features, not their implementation. I will later publish other posts, more interesting for developers, about it. Incoming features UX evolutions Presentation New Audio Player Style Dynamic UI Scrolling Updating content TV design 360° Videos support Search Android Auto Action mode Miscellaneous new features Under the hood MediaLibrary Playback performance & formats support Future 2.1.x version name will be used for beta only, we’ll decide later which version the stable release will be. To get it you need to join the beta program, and you’ll receive it like a normal update. For now, let me introduce you to the new VLC for Android. UX evolutions Presentation Video cards have been refactored, we now show you video informations over its cover picture. This is a nicer presentation and gives room for displaying more videos at once. Others lists view have been reworked too, like audio media, browsers and history. We got rid of cardview pattern, and got back to a more flat and clean design. Audio lists have been a bit lifted too but this change is lighter. Info page has also been redesigned with a fancy collapse effect for thumbnail or cover. New Audio Player Style Audio player background is now a blurred version of current art cover if available. Dynamic UI Scrolling The action bar will now hide when your scroll your media lists, to save the more useful space possible while you’re looking for your media. Album view has been revamped to become more #Material and now serves for playlists too Updating content Thanks to the DiffUtil tool from Appcompat library, grids/lists updates are now animated and more efficient. One disturbing side effect is when you refresh and there’s no change in your media library. You won’t see any update, not even any flickering. But the cool thing is whith actual content update, like during media scan or filtering the current view with the new search UX, insertions/deletions and position changes are animated: TV design TV interface had its own lifting too, nothing really impressive here. Colors are less depressive and we make long media titles scroll, I heard your (justified) frustration The interesting new feature on TV is the Picture-In-Picture (aka PIP) mode, available for all Android TVs powered by Android 7+. It’s really like our popup mode in classic phone/tablet interface (so we used the very same icon in video advanced options for PIP). You can still watch your video while using another application. 360° Videos support VLC now supports 360° videos, you can change viewpoint by swiping or with remote control arrows. Cardboard/VR mode is not available yet but we are working on it. Search Search has been splitted in two modes: First step, the text you type in triggers a filtering in the current view. Exaclty like in current playlist view. Then, if you want to do a global search, click on the SEARCH IN ALL MEDIALIBRARY button to show the new search activity. Which will bring detailed results grouped by video/artist/album/songs/genres/playlist Bonus: VLC will now be compatible with voice search. Asking Google Now “Search game in VLC” will trigger a game search and show you this new search result screen. Android Auto This release will bring Android Auto compatibility. You’ll be able to use VLC as your travel music player with easy browsing into you audio library, with the minimum possible distraction from driving. Action mode You can now select multiple items by long press on them (classic context menu is still available with the three dots icon) and enjoy actions like play it all or add selection to playlist Actions available depend on media type and selection count. This is very handy for starting or creating a playlist. Miscellaneous new features DayNight mode integration Restored double/long click on remote play to skip songs Removed sound lowering on notification Force previous song on audioplayer swipe Fix audioplayer layout for black theme and RTL Save subtitles delay and optionally audio delay for each file. Support for LG devices with 18:9 aspect ratio Under the hood MediaLibrary That’s the most important change in this update, because it affects the whole application, but you should barely notice it… VLC now uses medialibrary like VLC for Tizen, others VLC ports will follow. It’s a C++ library, written by Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen, which parses storages for video/audio files and manages a sqlite database to model your media library (with album, artist, genre classification, etc..). It replaces the old system we had on Android which just saved media files with their metadata, we had no proper structure for media library. So these categories listing are now faster, we don’t have to generate categories at runtime. And this is all native code, which is faster than Java. Beside this speed improvement, one of the main benefits of this medialibrary is to provide better search results For now we are focusing on the first scan performance to make it at least as fast as the previous system. So, this library is aimed to be a common module of all VLC ports, wich means all debugging, performance and any improvement will benefit other platforms. Next steps for this library will be media scrapping, and network scan: Medialibrary will get informations and illustrations for your media, so we’ll be able to present you a nice collection, and not files list anymore. We will also group media by shows/seasons et genre/release year/whatever You will be able to scan your NAS content to access your media easily. Playback performance & formats support VLC core team worked hard too to bring performance improvements and some new features. Here are some highlights: 360° videos support Adaptive (HLS/Dash) & TS playback improved OpenGLES 2.0 is now used to render video (for software decoders & mediacodec) Support for VP8/9/10 in MP4 e-AC3 HDMI passthrough Future We also plan to implement a feature to download media on your device, in order to sync your series episodes or songs from your NAS to your device. We’d like to support videos playlists like we do with videos grouped by their common name prefix. As previously stated, medialibrary will allow to make VLC a real media center with fancy movies/tv shows presentation, and better artists/albums illustrations. At last, I started an extension API in order for everyone to develop android applications which will provide content to VLC. For example, we will release (with sources of course) extensions bringing support of podcasts subscriptions and Google Drive access. Source Videolan News - VLC for Android 2.1 beta Direct Download 2.1.0 without Beta Program - APKMirror Later Beta versions of v2.1 posted in individual threads.
  11. Twitch Leecher is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices to download public or subscriber-only recorded videos from Twitch.tv. Amazon has big plans for Twitch.tv, a game streaming service that enables anyone to stream or watch games. The company announced Twitch Prime recently for instance which provides Amazon Prime subscribers with ad-free streams, extras such as in-game items for various games, and an option to subscribe to a channel for free (while the channel still gets the money). You may open the list of previously recorded videos on Twitch.tv at any time to play those again, provided that they have been made available. These videos can be watched online, but not downloaded to the local system for offline viewing. That's where a program like Twitch Leecher comes into play. Twitch Leecher Twitch Leecher is a free program for Windows to download recorded Twitch.tv streams. Note: The program requires the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher. All you need to do is install the program on a Windows machine and start it up afterwards. A click on search lists options to find video recordings based on a channel name, URLs or IDs. The channel search option offers additional preferences. You may switch between broadcast and highlight video types, and set a limit for the number of recordings that are returned. While there is no option to set that number to unlimited, you may set it to 1000 recordings which is a lot. Please note that search will only return public recordings by default. Twitch Leecher supports subscription-only videos, but you need to authorize the program first using your Twitch account. Hit the search button again to get a listing of recordings by that channel. Each recording is listed with its name, game name, length of recording, date and time, and quality. A click on the download icon opens a download video configuration screen. You may keep all options as they are, or modify the following ones: Change the video quality. One interesting option there is to select audio only which some may find useful. Change the target folder and file name. Crop the video. There is no indication about the size of the video file as well. Downloads Downloads are added to the built-in download manager. It highlights the progress of each download that you have started, and provides you with options to cancel downloads or view the log. There does not seem to be an option to pause downloads, or change the download transfer rate though. A progress bar is displayed for each download, but there is no information on how long each individual download will take before it completes. Twitch Leecher downloads one recording at a time only, with no option to change the limit. Downloads can be quite large. A sample download of a four hour recording in 1280x720 quality downloaded a 7.6 Gigabyte video file for instance to the local system. The preferences list a couple of options that may help you speed things up when using the application. You may set a default video quality, file name, and download folder there, change the number of results search returns, or enter a default channel name. Closing Words Twitch Leecher is a handy program for all Twitch.tv downloading needs. The program is easy to use and supports public and subscriber-only recordings. It could do with a handful of extra preferences and controls such as options to pause downloads, list the video file size before adding it to the download queue, or changing the number of simultaneous file downloads. (via I Love Free Software) Now Read: How to force HTML5 video on Twitch.tv Twitch Leecher Article source
  12. LeeSmithG

    [U.S.A.] Soaps

    Might seem odd what I am about to write. I was working at my P.C. and I had in the background a T.V. show my son was watching, he went off and then some U.S.A. soaps came on this is on bskyb BritishSkyBroadcasting a.k.a Sky. So my question is, why is it all the women in it are pretty fit (attractive) all the men have gym six-packs, they all live in massive houses, drive expensive sports cars, have expensive furnishings, but none of them work. They also have the latest video consoles, T.V's and cell-phones and all eat out. Is this how everyone in the U.S.A. lives and exists? I thinks not. The program/soap I think was call Melissa and Joe, but it seems all current U.S.A. soaps are the same.
  13. A Resource-Friendly Way To Stream Twitch.tv Content Livestreamer Twitch GUI is a graphical user interface for the popular Livestreamer application which sends media streams to the default video player on the system. Twitch.tv is a popular destination to watch live streams of various video game and related broadcasts. Most Internet users tune in using a web browser, and that is working fine most of the time. Twitch used to use Flash exclusively on the site but has since then started to integrate HTML5 video streams on the site as well. Regardless of that, you may notice that the Twitch browser client can be quite the resource hog. While you may be able to adjust some settings, quality of stream for instance, to reduce its resource hunger, you may prefer a better way of streaming Twitch streams that don't tax the computer as much. Livestreamer Twitch GUI Livestreamer Twitch GUI is a graphical user interface for the popular Livestreamer application. We reviewed Livestreamer before here on Ghacks. It is a command line application to watch Internet streams in your favorite media player on the computer. Livestreamer Twitch GUI makes things more comfortable by adding an interface to the whole process. You need to configure the program before you may use it. First of all, it is required to download it and Livestreamer to the system. Livestreamer is available for Windows and as source code, Livestreamer Twitch GUI for Windows, Mac and Linux. Once you have both on your system, you may want to check the settings to make sure everything is set up correctly. The frontend reminds you if something is amiss when you start to play a video as well. The preferences are quite extensive. I suggest you enable the advanced settings and features preferences at the top to display even more. Preferences While there are lots of preferences displayed on the page, the following ones may be of interest to the majority of users: Set the preferred stream quality. It is set to source by default, but you may change it to a desired quality. This is interesting if your Internet connection is slow or unreliable, or if you prefer maximum quality all the time. Livestreamer lists several parameters including the path to the livestreamer.exe executable, but also stream type and parameters. Videoplayer sets the media player that Livestreamer Twitch GUI will load the stream in. If you leave it blank, the default player will be used. Control various GUI related preferences. Change the theme from light to dark, enable or disable OS integration, and set refresh rates (off by default). Filter streams by language. You may remove broadcaster languages to filter out streams. Configure desktop notifications, for instance when favorites are streaming. Make sure you hit the apply button at the bottom of the page after you are done. The application displays a prompt if you miss it though. Browsing Twitch Livestreamer Twitch GUI lists several options to browse streaming channels on Twitch. You may use the featured, top games or top channels listings for instance, or use the search at the top for that to find specific streams. The account-specific section requires that you sign in to a Twitch account. You may then access your subscriptions, live streams, hosted streams, and favorites using the program as well. Once you have found a stream that you want to watch, you may simply click on it to start the process. If things are set up correctly, the stream opens in the default media player automatically. Livestreamer Twitch GUI displays options in its interface while the stream is playing in the main media player. Since the stream is displayed in the media player, you won't get access to the chat for instance or other controls while using it. That's why an option to launch the chat is displayed by the program. You also find options to change the stream quality, and even stream only the audio. Closing Words If you run into resource woes regularly when streaming Twitch content, you may want to give Livestreamer Twitch GUI a try. While it requires an initial setup to get everything going, it is not overly complicated and a one-time process only. Source
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  24. TV shows you can taste, smell, and touch. Imagine a party on a warm summer's evening. You can see the beautiful greenery and the dipping sun, you can smell the freshly cut grass and taste the cool drinks on offer. You hear someone walk up behind you and feel them tap you on the shoulder. Now imagine you're not really at the party – but sitting at home and the scene and all these sensations are coming from your TV. Working out how television programmes could one day stimulate all our senses is an interesting question for researchers like myself, who are exploring the future of TV. But the bigger, more exciting challenge is how we can not only imitate what is happening on the screen, but also use smell, taste and touch in a way that's not a novelty and enhances the emotional experience of a show, just as a soundtrack does. There's good reason to think about how the TV industry can innovate in this way. Despite the rise of online video, millions if not billions of people still watch traditional broadcast media through television sets. TV remains a powerful format for programme making and watching that follows specific restrictions and guidelines. But more people are watching TV programmes online after their original broadcast, on other devices such as tablets and phones, are even using multiple screens to engage with more than one piece of content at once. Broadcasters need to create new ways of experiencing TV that capture the audience's full attention and immerse them in a multisensory world. Experimenting with the senses Creating truly compelling TV that stimulates all our senses is not an easy task. Programme makers and technology manufacturers know how to design their products so you can see depth and distance on the screen. But sound and vision aren't always enough. Being able to smell the odours that a character on screen would smell, or feel the objects or atmosphere they would feel, can create anticipation and build suspense in the same way as sound currently does. Cinema is already experimenting with these extra senses. Films with touch and smell sensations can be experienced in newly equipped 4DX cinemas, such as the one in Milton Keynes in the UK. The sense of taste seems a final frontier for technology development, but the interest in taste experiences has started to take off. For example, audience members at Edible Cinema each receive a package of food and drinks to match what characters on screen experience. The question for the TV industry is what multisensory experiences should it design for – and how. My Sussex Computer Human Interaction lab is trying to better understand how we use our senses so that designers and developers can help us interact with their technology in the most compelling way possible. Our latest work focuses on cutting edge technology such as the mid-air touch feedback or 'haptic' device developed by Ultrahaptics, a start-up in Bristol. We're looking at how this technology could evoke emotions in the audience by allowing them to feel physical sensations without touching actual objects. For example, projecting a pattern of ultrasound beams onto your hand can create different tactile sensations, such as a feeling of raindrops on your palm (without the water), or a flow of air as if you were holding your hand out of the window of a moving car. When carefully designed, this haptic feedback can produce even more specific patterns that allow you to feel different shapes, that change in size or that quickly move around. Emotional feedback By experimenting with different shapes, we've studied how this kind of haptic feedback can produce different emotions. We found that short, sharp bursts of air to the area around the thumb, index finger, and middle part of the palm generate excitement. Slow and moderate stimulation of the outer palm and the area around the little finger create sad feelings. This gives us a starting point to find out how mid-air touch sensations could be meaningfully integrated into other experiences, such as watching a movie. One challenge will be to make haptic feedback enhance the viewing experience without seeming intrusive or creepy, as suggested by 'the feelies' cinema experience portrayed in the dystopian novel Brave New World. We've recently began a five-year project to expand the research into taste and smell, as well as touch. The SenseX project will aim to provide guidelines and tools on how to design and integrate sensory stimuli for inventors and innovators to create richer interactive experiences. Relatively soon, we may be able to realise truly compelling and multi-faceted media experiences, such as 9-dimensional TV (adding tastes on top of 4DX), that evoke emotions through all our senses. http://www.sciencealert.com/the-future-of-tv-how-feely-vision-could-tickle-all-our-senses
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