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high-definition television

[¦hī def·ə¦nish·ən ′tel·ə‚vizh·ən]
(communications)
A television system with a resolution of more than 1000 scan lines, as compared to 525-625 scan lines in conventional systems. Abbreviated HDTV.
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The Mast Mounted Sight contains a suite of sensors, including a high-resolution television camera for long-range target detection; a thermal imaging sensor for navigation, target acquisition and designation; a laser range finder/designator for target location and guidance of Hellfire missiles and designation for Copperhead artillery rounds; and a boresight assembly that provides in-flight sensor alignment.
The new technology allows medical technicians at two GHA medical centers in suburban Virginia and Maryland to transmit live moving ultrasound images over phone lines to radiologists at GHA's main facility in downtown Washington, who study the crystal-clear pictures on high-resolution television monitors.
BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 1, 1996--NetTV, the manufacturer of the first commercially available product to merge a large screen, high-resolution television with a Pentium powered, multimedia computer, announced today, the shipping of a new PC+TV monitor.
The system, which combines a large-screen, high-resolution television monitor with a Pentium multimedia computer and a wireless keyboard, enables users to watch TV and log onto the Internet simultaneously on the same screen.
Multimedia Converter Enables High-Resolution Television and Video
1 system enables consumers to easily browse the Internet, create Web and TV favorites, access preprogrammed category portals, send e-mail, shop online, chat, and operate a localized and customized television channel guide - all from a high-resolution television.
NetTV products satisfy demand for the highest quality, standards-based computing technology and superior high-resolution television viewing.
NetTV products satisfy consumer demand for superior high-resolution television viewing, and the highest quality, standards-based computing technology.

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