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At Stanford University, a small group of engineers watch a Tonight Show skit being broadcast from the University of Washington in Seattle.
No, it's not catch-up time for the slide-rule set behind on their night-time television. It's a serious demo of high-definition TV delivered over the high-bandwidth Intemet2 network.
The system, demonstrated last December by UW engineers, can transmit a large amount of data using the standard Internet Protocol (IP)--without a dedicated network or Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) hardware. Instead, the video is compressed, separated …