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What does HBBTV mean?

HBBTV means hybrid Broadcast Broadband television

HBBTV is often simply referred to as HBB and is also called Connected TV. It is an industry standard for hybrid digital TV and IPTV to deliver broadband entertainment to connected TVs and set-top boxes. With the help of HbbTV, products and services can be offered on different technologies (satellite, cable, etc.) HbbTV was first used in 2009, during a Roland Garros broadcast. Read More

What does MMORPG mean?

MMORPG means massively multiplayer online role-playing game

MMORPGs are large-scale role-playing games that many players can participate in, the communication between the different players goes through a computer network. The idea is that the character you created must complete a command, as soon as that command is ready, the new command will be ready again. With each new assignment the character gets more possibilities (more money, more forces, spells, etc.). In an MMORPG, the interaction between the different players is important, often they have to solve a problem together, or beat another team (a team is often called a guild or clan). The most famous MMORPG game is World Of Warcraft (WoW), and to play this you need a subscription (just like most MMORPGs). Sometimes you can play the game for free, but you can buy extra items or weapons words at a charge. In 2005, around 500 million dollars were converted to MMORPGs worldwide.

What does WoW mean?

WoW means World Of Warcraft

Wow is a MMORPG game (one player makes its own character and runs around in a virtual world). In the world of WoW running computerized characters and human players around, and this world is always online (except at times when the servers are in maintenance). The game has been released in 2003 by Blizzard Entertainment and has won many prizes. After all these years, the number of online players is still huge and is currently around 15 million users. These pay an amount every month to be able to play (continue). Online There are many parodies of the famous game. For more information about the game, go to the website.

What is Foursquare?

Foursquare is a location based Twitter

With FourSquare, users can share tips from location. It is about tips of the form: in this restaurant they have good food, in this café it is always too busy on Sunday afternoon, etc. Users of FourSquare get points for the tips, and also points for check-in at a location. Check-in is meant to indicate: I am now present at this location. The idea here is firstly that you can see your friends. So it is a website (with applications for your mobile phone) with three goals:

  1. Mobile Friends Viewfinder
  2. Tips for a city
  3. Game

The game element is thus in the points, and for certain actions you get a badge (this may be frequent check-in on a day, often leaving a tip, adding new locations, etc.). In this way the game element is thus as many points as possible, but also collect as many badges as possible. In America it is already normal, but Dutch companies are now playing in this. If you are mayor of a location, you can get free things. Check out the Snack square website to see the Dutch participants.

Social Location Sharing-Gowalla/Foursquare