HDTV: an overview

Posted on Saturday, August 06 2005 @ 2:55 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
To understand HDTV, we must first understand how you normally receive TV signal at home. When you watch a DVD on a regular TV, what happens is that the digital signals of your disc get converted to analog (read loss of quality), so that your TV can convert them and display them correctly. Since the original signal was digital, the picture looks amazing next to say the old cable TV or indeed a tape but it would look better still if your TV could comprehend digital signals directly as conversion to analog always leads to loss of picture information and hence quality. Read on at CoolTechZone.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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