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high def

Slang for "high definition." See HDTV.
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With the introduction of high-definition television in the home, users have come to discover and enjoy the high-definition experience.
For more than a decade, the action in high-definition television has involved behind-the-scenes debates over technical formats and engineering logistics.
UWB is being adopted by consumer electronics and service providers in response to increasing consumer demand for the flawless delivery of high-definition video, anywhere in the home.
We believe that universal players will come to dominate the high-definition DVD player market," says Steve Wilson, the firm's principal analyst of consumer electronics.
At CES last year Toshiba showcased an HD DVD-ROM equipped Qosmio and its ability to play high-definition movies with stunning clarity," said Jeff Barney, vice president of marketing, Digital Products Division, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.
With the widespread acceptance of the BD format by the entertainment industry, Corel will show the new WinDVD[R] 8 BD software that provides fast, uncomplicated navigation of BD movies: as well as, the highest quality playback of the high-definition content.
Featured technologies at CES include a preview of wireless image-beaming from cameras and cell phones to TVs, as well as the first productizing of modems that transfer two high-definition feeds through one power line in the home.
Defining the Sound of High-Definition Entertainment
264 (MPEG-4 part 10), Windows Media([R]) Video 9, VC-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 (part 2) with multiple streams, up to the equivalent of two high-definition video streams.
These plug-ins include TV enhancement modules, DV capturing, video editing, disc burning, high-definition movie playback, photo slideshow creation, and a new way to enjoy TV sports highlights.
The Ambarella A2 platform has extremely low operating power with a 40% power saving over its predecessor, A1 and increased system integration that makes the high-definition experience a reality for mainstream consumers.
Roxio([R]), a division of Sonic Solutions([R]) (NASDAQ:SNIC), the leader in digital media software, today released DVDit([R]) Pro HD, the latest version of the company's pioneering DVD authoring solution, which now makes it possible for video professionals and enthusiasts to create high-definition Blu-ray Disc (BD) movies on their PC for the first time.

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