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- MPEG-4: HBO's inauguration. L. E. // CED;Dec2007, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p18
The article reports on the plan of Home Box Office (HBO) to transmit its upcoming 26-channel high-definition television (HDTV) lineup exclusively in MPEG-4. It is said that transmitting its 26-channel HD lineup in MPEG-2 would have required HBO to find space on six or seven additional satellite...
- CRAIG CUTTNER. // Communications Technology;Nov2008 Communications Executive, p11
An interview with Craig Cuttner, senior vice president for advanced technology of Home Box Office Inc. (HBO), is presented. He states that MPEG-4HD transcoding has a better quality than MPEG-2HD because it operates about 50% of the bit rate of the latter. He shares that they used Windows Media...
- HBO predicts widescreen, not HDTV. // Broadcasting & Cable;05/12/97, Vol. 127 Issue 20, p16
Reports on Home Box Office's (HBO) plan to continue using its satellite bandwidth for multiplexed signals and to offer widescreen SDTV pictures in the future. Findings of an HBO survey on viewers' reaction to high-definition television (HDTV); HBO's MPEG-2 encoding and decoding gear.
- A slow road to HDTV. Spring, Greg // Electronic Media;07/19/99, Vol. 18 Issue 29, p19
Reports on the growth of high definition television in the United States. Film-sales-to-TV market; Featured films of Home Box Office Inc.; Conversion of feature films from independent distributors.
- ARE THE FEATURES ON EXPENSIVE HDTVs WORTH THE MONEY? Chiarella, Chris // Popular Science;Jun2009, Vol. 274 Issue 6, p78
The article answers the question of whether or not extra features available with high-definition television sets (HDTV) are worth the cost, with an explanation of why they are.
- Budgeting for DTV. Whitaker, Jerry // Broadcast Engineering;Nov97, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p70
Focuses on the costs of high definition television (HDTV) for broadcasters. HDTV model versus reality; Implementation problems that must be dealt with; Implementation issues; Radio frequency (RF) power requirements; Choosing a transmitting tower; Cost of coverage; Issue in perspective.
- MPEG encoding systems. Luff, John // Broadcast Engineering;Apr2004, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p158
Focuses on the creation of the family of standards for coding pictures, audio, and metadata by the Moving Pictures Experts Group. Assessment of the MPEG coding systems; Availability of MPEG in professional applications; Delivery of HDTV.
- HD in post, part I. Martin, L. T. // Broadcast Engineering;Nov2006, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p32
The article looks at the ideal high definition television post production system suitable for finishing projects using digital technology at a lesser cost in the U.S. The advantages and features of the three workflow are explored to generate the best solutions. They include PlasterCITY Digital...
- Choosing an ... HD TV. // Computer Shopper;Jul2015, Issue 329, p67
The article offers tips on selecting a high definition (HD) television (TV) which involve features based on resolution, cost and contrast ratio.