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International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
Volume 2009, Article ID 579569, 17 pages
Research Article

Interactive Digital Terrestrial Television: The Interoperability Challenge in Brazil

1Tmira Solutions, Camino Terminillo (Centro Empresas) KM 2, 16003 Cuenca, Spain
2Department of Information Engineering, University of Siena, Via Roma 56, 53100 Siena, Italy

Received 30 January 2009; Accepted 15 June 2009

Academic Editor: Robert Briskman

Copyright © 2009 Jordi Amatller Clarasó et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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