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What is HDTV?

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What is HDTV?

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HDTV is a relatively new television format that brings a wider-screen image with up to 6 times the picture sharpness of SD and other enhancements such as surround-sound audio. Of the two HD formats, 720p (which is better suited to faster action) and 1080i (which has a more detail), NBC uses the sharper 1080i format which is better for dramatic content. It also allows for a clearer view of large sporting events like football and the Olympics, especially when viewed on larger TV’s. To view KATH-HD, you will need a HDTV ready television and HDTV receiver – such as GCI’s silver “HD-DVR” cable box.

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HDTV is an acronym for High Definition Television. HDTV was first introduced in the early 1980s in Japan. It was known there as the MUSE system, which was an analog HDTV storage and delivery system. HDTV today utilizes digital encoding which allows compression of the signal make transmission and storage easier. A digitally encoded a television picture is known as DTV, or Digital Television. A signal that is DTV is not necessarily HDTV; however, all HDTV signals are digital. • What is the difference between HDTV and Standard TV (NTSC)? HDTV displays a much more vivid picture when compared to Standard TV; this is because HDTV offers about twice as many “lines” of resolution. HDTV also offers better sound quality in the form of digitally encrypted five-channel sound. HDTV works entirely in the digital domain, which means HDTV signals are transmitted in the form of data bits. These data bits are stored and transmitted with parity checking and error correcting ability, as a result the pictu

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HDTV stands for high-definition television, and it marks the biggest leap forward for television since color TV made its debut in the 1950s. HDTV images are more than twice as detailed as standard analog TV, delivering rich, realistic images, as well as multichannel, movie-theater-quality surround sound. HDTVs can display both regular and HDTV images, but they need HD sources to look their best.

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HDTV stands for “High Definition Television.” HDTV is a digital signal that delivers clearer, sharper and more vibrant images. Traditional, NTSC analog signals provide 240 to 480 lines of resolution while HDTV signals generate substantially higher resolution (720 and 1080 lines of resolution) resulting in sharper images.

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HDTV is short for High-Definition Television, a new type of television that provides much better resolution than current televisions based on the NTSC standard. HDTV is a digital TV broadcasting format where the broadcast transmits widescreen pictures with more detail and quality than found in a standard analog television, or other digital television formats. HDTV is a type of Digital Television (DTV) broadcast, and is considered to be the best quality DTV format available. Types of HDTV displays include direct-view, plasma, rear screen, and front screen projection. HDTV requires an HDTV tuner to view and the most detailed HDTV format is 1080i. HDTV has significantly higher resolution than traditional formats (NTSC, SECAM, PAL). While some early analog HDTV formats were broadcast in Europe and Japan, HDTV is usually broadcast digitally, because digital television (DTV) broadcasting requires much less bandwidth. HDTV technology was first introduced in the US during the 1990s by a group

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