HD: 100; no, 1,000; no, 10,000

B. R. S.
December 2008
CED;Dec2008, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p25
Trade Publication
The author offers his insights regarding the difference between high-definition (HD) and standard-definition (SD) digital television environments. He believes that HD still looks better compared to SD with some careful balancing. Moreover, he observes that the pay-television industry seems to have exceeded HD.


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