analog broadcast


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analog broadcast

Generally refers to transmitting analog TV signals over the air or via cable and satellite. Contrast with digital broadcast. See NTSC and DTV.
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2 million people were without television signals once the analog broadcasts stopped.
Because digital signals travel differently than analog ones, antennas that produced a poor but watchable picture with an analog broadcast may get nothing at all on digital, or a picture that freezes now and then.
Therefore, the Bush administration should now issue an executive order creating an independent commission charged with developing alternative solutions, including the one cited above, for clearing analog broadcast spectrum.
Meanwhile, one looming problem has not even begun to be addressed: In-the-field tests of television sets equipped with digital tuners suggest that DTV reception--at least under the technical standard digital broadcasters are currently required to use, dubbed 8VSB--is not as reliable as analog broadcast reception.
Analog TV Converters, soon to be required for free TV broadcasts after the FCC mandate stops analog broadcast TV signals, have primarily been bought by households already with a paid subscription to TV, high-speed Internet, and extensive consumer electronics, according to the Analog TV Converter Report from MetaFacts, Inc.
More than 88 percent of the global population will continue to receive analog broadcast TV signals in 2013, providing compelling market growth opportunities for manufacturers building devices for these regions.
By embedding the hybrid TV feature, Topstar's netbook and all-in-one PC designs improve PC TV usability and feature access while enabling the broadest coverage across both digital and analog broadcast networks.
In many high volume markets, consumers continue to receive television using traditional analog broadcast reception, either off-air or using cable," said Neil Mitchell, vice-president of marketing at Xceive Corp.
The TLG2300's support for both digital and analog broadcast TV standards provides manufacturers with a global market, and in markets where transition from analog to DVB-T is underway, the TLG2300 provides the broadest broadcast TV signal coverage.
qubo has already found a loyal audience on analog broadcast, and now with its own dedicated channel, is well poised to become a popular destination for children and their parents in the digital age.
The SAA7164E includes two high quality AV decoders, each supporting worldwide analog broadcast (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), TV stereo sound (BTSC, NICAM, Dual FM, EIAJ), and FM radio and RDS decoding.
Moreover, television broadcasting proved its tremendous value to the local Gulf communities when analog broadcast signals brought critical information to virtually 100% of the homes, businesses, hospitals, police stations and fire departments in three affected states.