high-definition television


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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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homes are expected to have high-definition televisions by the end of 2006.
For more than a decade, the action in high-definition television has involved behind-the-scenes debates over technical formats and engineering logistics.
MPEG-4, combined with the delivery of a high-performance IP network, allows telcos like VTCI to use DSL for the delivery of high-definition television and additional channels simultaneously to the home.
They point out that a high-definition television is a costly device with a long replacement cycle.
Mediacom Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: MCCC), through its operating subsidiaries, and iN DEMAND Networks announced today an affiliation agreement which calls for Mediacom Communications, the nation's eighth largest cable television company, to distribute INHD and INHD2, iN DEMAND's widely distributed suite of all high-definition television networks, and iN DEMAND Pay-Per-View movies and events.
EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) announced that its DISH Network(TM) satellite TV service will expand its high-definition television (HDTV) package by adding 10 original VOOM HD networks, expected to be available May 1, 2005.
introduced seven 1080p high-definition televisions with Texas Instruments' Digital Light Processing(R) technology and true six-color light engines at its national dealer line show today.
As the first high-definition format to reach the mass market, HD DVD will provide consumers with stunning picture and sound quality, taking full advantage of high-definition televisions and home theater systems.
Brillian Corporation (Nasdaq:BRLCD), a designer and developer of rear-projection, high-definition televisions based on its proprietary liquid crystal on silicon (LCoS(TM)) microdisplays, today announced that it has completed the previously announced merger with Syntax Groups Corporation and has changed its name to Syntax-Brillian Corporation.
Nasdaq: BRLC), a designer and developer of rear-projection, high-definition televisions based on its proprietary liquid crystal on silicon (LCoS(TM)) microdisplays, today announced that it has completed the previously announced merger with Syntax Groups Corp.

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