videophile

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videophile

An individual who is very interested and enthusiastic about TV image quality. A videophile typically enjoys a large, high-quality HDTV for viewing and may add separate scalers and noise reducers to enhance the video experience. Contrast with audiophile.


Video Enhancements
Algolith's Dragonfly lets videophiles enhance their home theaters with technologies typically only found in the film studio. Before and after frames show how the video image is improved. Although these functions may be built into a TV set, the quality of the circuits generally cannot compare to a separate, high-end component like the Dragonfly. (Images courtesy of Algolith inc., www.algolith.com)
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I heard some videophiles saying upsampled DVD might be good enough, a refrain 1 also heard in some parts of the Alexis Park with respect to CD.
There are those who disagree with Dolby's assessment, including many audiophiles, videophiles, equipment reviewers, and not surprisingly, the folks at DTS, whose competing home system offers far less compression and a seemingly richer, more natural sound.
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John Briesch, president of Sony's Consumer A/V Group, said it plans to target high-end consumers -- known collectively as early adopters or videophiles -- who have home theater systems already in place.
The result of a unique and exciting collaboration between Sharp and Pioneer([R]), two of the world's leading audio/video product manufacturers, Elite LED TVs feature some of the most innovative video and audio technologies available on the market to provide discerning audiophiles, videophiles and luxury consumers an unparalleled home theater experience.
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Electronics industry executives and analysts have said these first digital camcorders will sell to high-end consumers and videophiles.
It is not backlit (important for videophiles who watch in a thoroughly darkened room), but it is at least not clustered with useless features, which made it a love-at-first-sight thing for me.
Sato said the camcorders, which are priced higher than Sony's other Handycams, are targeted to consumers who are videophiles, event videographers, or who simply want high-end picture quality.