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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CAMPAIGNERS on both sides of the referendum battle on full law-making powers for the Assembly yesterday expressed concern that many voters with high-definition televisions will miss out on coverage in the run-up to polling day.
The new departments feature a wall of high-definition televisions, for a dramatic presentation in that product category, with clear labels designed to help consumers decide which model they should buy.
television Households having at least one high-definition television, only about one-third of those households have ever used these sets to view high-definition programming, which means there will soon be a substantial base of consumers ready for high-definition discs.
Only fools and horses would pay for high-definition television. If they want me to buy their new-fangled stuff, they must provide at least one high-quality programme a day, and I don't mean repeats.
Several factors have buoyed BSkyB shares in recent weeks, including the award of more Premier League football rights and the launch of high-definition television.
* Ownership of high-definition television sets increased by 6% from 2004 to 2006, and that rate is climbing.
has joined forces with satellite broadcaster BSkyB to promote high-definition television via a combined Sony HDTV set and Sky HD set-top box package, the two companies said Wednesday.
With the introduction of high-definition television in the home, users have come to discover and enjoy the high-definition experience.
Because manufacturing such screens could prove simpler than making other types of high-definition television (HDTV) screens, such as liquid crystal or plasma displays, this new development may yield more-affordable HDTVs, claims James E.
The 19 inch model includes X-BRITE LCD technology, which claims to create a new standard of picture quality, inspired by high-definition television.
Sony said it expects to launch home servers for broadband content as well as high-definition television systems powered by Cell in 2006.
1936 -- The first daily high-definition television service in Britain was broadcast by the BBC from Alexandra Palace.

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