Download a Whole Movie in Five Seconds?


California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, who have developed a system called Fast TCP, which will let you download a whole movie in just five seconds, or access TV-quality video servers in real time. Caltech is already in talks with Microsoft and Disney about using it for video on demand.

For a technical research paper from the source, download the “PDF file, FAST TCP: From Theory to Experiments” (second pub on the page).

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