With a computer chip that makes video tape obsolte, and with the enhanced visual images that only a digital system
can provided, TiVo is well on its way to making VHS video recorders as obsolete as their BetaMax predecssors.
A spokesperson for Penguin Books said that the company hopes to have a digital system
in place by October 2004, reports Reuters.
At its most basic, a digital system
could be a few cameras connected to a personal computer.
For years Walter Siggelkow heard how dysfunctional the mining communication system were, so he and his staff at Hard-Line Solutions constructed a digital system
that will forever change the mining industry, should mining gurus decide to use it.
Analog systems see two levels of gray, the digital system
Kwik Save has put in a digital system
and shoplifters have said they will not go there because of the quality of the pictures.
All these things are possible with an interactive digital system
According to the Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications, the new digital system
is expected to launch in three Japanese cities in 2003.
The article focused on how Microsoft developed an Intranet-based digital system
linking all its financial groups on a single coherent network, enabling employees to obtain real-time information.
Particularly intriguing is Nike's new Ngage digital system
, which in less than a second gives you the exact length, width, arch length and height and heel width of your foot.
* ISDN--INTEGRATED SERVICES DIGITAL Network--allows you to convert your slow analog phone system into a fast digital system
. And that, in turn, lets you transmit computer data and Internet information both faster and with less likelihood of data corruption.
Unlike film-based mammography, a digital system
does not require a threshold X-ray exposure in order to react with photochemicals that capture the darkened image.