Convergence, when lacking other qualifying parameters, refers to the combination and merging of various types of media including video, audio and type in media rich environments and products. The Internet is the medium currently most wealthy with converged media.
Media Convergence is becoming more prevalent as media outlets team up with websites in an effort to distribute information. In a more corporate sense of the word, convergence refers to cable and phone companies offering video, voice, data, and next-generation services while competing on price, quality, and convenience.
convergence can be seen as more of a combination of mediums instead of the content. where you find the convenience of have less platforms to handle various types of media.
Another example: video such as you tube and the news on the internet, advertising online instead of just on tv and print
- Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies
- Debate : Will Web and Television Converge?
- Convergence Tracker Search Page
- Media Convergence, Media Democracy YouTube clip
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