CLEARING THE AIR
- Lawmakers to press for legislation to boost U.S. high-definition TV role. Gilmartin, P.A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/27/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 13, p24
Discusses the push by lawmakers for legislation to make the US more competitive in military and civilian applications of high-definition television, which, along with flat panel display technology, is critical to future combat aircraft. Over 80 proposals await funding from the Defense Advanced...
- A small squall over HDTV broadcasts. Goldblatt, Dan // Business News New Jersey;09/22/97, Vol. 10 Issue 32, p9
Reports on the controversy caused by the move of some television broadcasters to use part of the digital spectrum loaned to them by the United States Congress, rather than high definition television (HDTV). Meeting held by Congress questioning the broadcasters decision; Estimated cost of a...
- Digital TV study blasts HDTV. M.B. // Broadcasting & Cable;7/17/95, Vol. 125 Issue 29, p42
Reports on the market study for high-definition television. Approval of standards in 1996; Lack of guarantee for new advertising revenues.
- HDTV testing back on track. // Broadcasting & Cable;4/19/93, Vol. 123 Issue 16, p66
Announces that the testing of the four competing high-definition television systems is back on schedule. Compromise allowing the testing to start on May 3, 1993; Progressive scan system.
- HDTV owner confesses. Swann, Phillip // Electronic Media;11/11/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 45, p7
Presents comments of an owner of a 38-inch wide screen high-definition television (HDTV) in the U.S. on the validity of his decision to buy the same. Availability of television network channels on HDTV; Price of the television set; Performance expectations of HDTV associated with its purchase.
- High-definition TV finally (sort of) arrives. // Indianapolis Business Journal;3/24/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p50
Focuses on high-definition television (HDTV) broadcasting in Indianapolis, Indiana. Timetable for the adoption of HDTV by commercial television stations; Costs associated with complying to the HDTV standards; Number of television stations offering digital broadcasting.
- High definition TV. Normile, D. // Popular Science;May91, Vol. 238 Issue 5, p106
Reports that late last year Japan's electronics giants began volume production of high-definition television (HDTV) sets which provide wide-screen images with five times the detail of standard broadcasts. Slow evolution of Japan's HDTV system; Cost factors; Applications; Technological problems....
- ...and unveiling digital HDTV. Fleischmann, Mark; Free, John // Popular Science;Jun92, Vol. 240 Issue 6, p69
Discusses how the Federal Communications Commission began tests to determine which high-definition television version will become a standard. Digital Spectrum Compatible system from AT&T and Zenith; Demonstration at Bell Laboratories; Cost estimate.
- Digital systems to be retested. Antonoff, Michael // Popular Science;May93, Vol. 242 Issue 5, p40
States that an analog format vying to become the American standard for high-definition television (HDTV) has been eliminated. The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) ruling that the analog-based Narrow-MUSE system championed by Japan's NHK, was unsuitable; Other panel conclusions.
- Rivals agree to merge systems. Antonoff, Michael // Popular Science;Aug93, Vol. 243 Issue 2, p37
Reports that proponents of several technologies vying to become the standard for high-definition television (HDTV) in the United States have agreed to a unified system. The compromise seeks to accommodate the competing needs of television manufacturers, broadcasters, and computer makers. ...