Comcast Shows Off Super Stuff
- STUDY: MANY WILL WATCH THE SUPER BOWL IN HD. Tribbey, Chris // Home Media Magazine;2/3/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p8
The article reports on the findings of a study by Comcast, which showed that more than half of men and more than 40% of women in the U.S. are going to make an effort to watch the Super Bowl football game in high definition (HD). The research sampled 662 adults who either own HD televisions...
- PLACING HIGH-DEF BETS. Winslow, George // Multichannel News;2/11/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p23
The article reports on the popularity of high-definition television (HDTV) among consumers in the U.S. particularly during the Super Bowl season. About 2.4 million HDTV sets were sold between the start of 2008 and the big game. Details about the benefits and limitations of HDTV transition for...
- The Super Bowl in HD. Bloomfield, Larry // Broadcast Engineering;Feb2000, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p98
Presents information on the coverage of Super Bowl football game for high definition television (HDTV) in the United States. Three compounds of the Super Bowl's television broadcasting; Equipment use in the coverage of the football game; Collaboration of ABC-TV and Panasonic for the HDTV...
- TO KNOW LIST 3: THE SEATS ARE COMFIER, TOO. // Sporting News;1/22/2007, Vol. 231 Issue 4, p5
This article provides statistics on the number of sports fans who would rather watch the Super Bowl on a high-definition television rather than attending the game. According to a survey taken by Circuit City, fans that would prefer to watch the Super Bowl on a high-definition television...
- HD's killer app? Birkmaier, Craig // Broadcast Engineering;Aug2006, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p14
The article reports on the result of the research study conducted by Lyra Research on "Desperately Content: A Survey of HDTV Users" in the U.S. The study found that movies were considered to be the most important form of high definition content, followed by sports. On the other hand, the...
- Big Game Hunter. Price, S.L. // Sports Illustrated;1/28/2008, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p76
The article presents an editorial on high definition television (HDTV) and broadcasting of sporting events. The author discusses how the National Football League (NFL) playoffs and Super Bowl raise television sales dramatically. The author admits his lack of technological savvy, and being...
- Comcast SportsNet goes HD. Kerschbaumer, Ken // Broadcasting & Cable;3/25/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 12, p36
Focuses on the broadcasting of home games in the high definition (HD) television network Comcast SportsNet in the U.S. Cost of the bid for an HD production vehicle; End to the procurement of sets from switching to direct-broadcast satellite; Integration of HD graphics equipment.
- High-definition TV gets a sporting chance. Schoettle, Anthony // Indianapolis Business Journal;01/17/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 45, p9
Focuses on the use of high-definition television (HDTV) technology for sports broadcasts. Advantage of the high quality picture and sound; Tradition for the use of sporting events as a showcase for television; Use of HDTV in motorsports and football events.
- Mitsubishi Hosts HD Thanksgiving Game On CBS-TV. Tarr, Greg // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;12/04/2000, Vol. 15 Issue 28, p8
Reports on CBS Television Network's presentation of the National Football League's New England Patriots and Detroit Lions game in 1080i high definition television on Thanksgiving Day 2000.