Color commentary

Schley, Stewart
October 2006
CED;Oct2006, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p18
Trade Publication
The article discusses the similarity of the emergence of high definition television (HDTV) and the introduction of color television (TV) in mid-1950s in the U.S. market. In 1953, the Federal Communications Commission approved the standard for color TV, adopting the work of RCA Corp., while releasing the commercial set RCA CT 100 priced at $1,000. HDTV offering in the market showed rapid decrease in prices, while RCA targeted revenue both from consumer electronics group and TV network.


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