Fujitsu Laboratories has developed technology that can embed and send data via video transmission.
In what could become a new channel for companies to advertise and promote their goods and services, Fujitsu has created a method for embedding digital information -- including coupons or URLs -- into video streams. The technology, which is patent-pending, can send video data directly to a smartphone up to three meters away, apparently without impacting image quality.
The technology giant explained how this works in an overview of the project (pdf):
"Our technology adds many tiny points of light into a video. By increasing … Read more