HDTV: The Emergence Of A New Generation In Television.



Abstract
High definition television is proving itself to be a leader as a
new innovation of television. The impact HDTV will have on consumers, the
laws surrounding this new medium, and it's attributes and in differences to
analog television will be looked at first in this paper. Also, my research
question, "How will HDTV influence consumerism in the 21st century," will
be defined and explained. Second, a look at the methods involved in
writing this research report. Which primary methods were attempted and why
they didn't work? Finally, the future is taken into consideration, using
suggestions for how this operating system will run more smoothly. How long
will it take for consumers ...

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in the television industry as high definition
television. HDTV is paving the way as a new medium waiting to emerge as
the greatest thing to hit television since color. However it's not the
1950's and HDTV is already up and running in other markets. Japan's NHK
broadcasting group used 1125/60 equipment and European ZDF broadcasters
used 1250/50 equipment to cover the 1996 Atlanta games using the HDTV
signal (Hitchen, 1997). Although no one could receive the signal except
experimental digital televisions, a converter was used to broadcast the
higher standards of digital television to a European 625/50 PAL format with
an aspect ratio of 16:9 (Hitchen, 1997). In the U.S. the NTSC 525/60
standards are just a tad obfuscate than that of the European 625/50 PAL
format due to Europe's extra one hundred scan lines (Brown, 1992). NTSC,
PAL and Secam are the standard analog technical systems now in use
throughout the world, all provide a highly successful color television
service to home ...

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am not about to stop going to the
movies as soon as an HDTV set is in my livingroom. The key to the
improvement of HDTV is the broadcast image that is produced to create the
picture (Brown, 1992). HDTV will offer 1080 scan lines, more than twice
the amount of the current NTSC system we have now in North America (Brown,
1992). This results in a larger aspect ratio, or ratio of width to height,
16:9 compared to the NTSC's aspect ratio of 4:3, nearly 4 times larger than
the current analog system (Rubin, 1998). Rubin also suggests that the
digital resolution will be extremely vivid and the number of pixels will
increase from 300 thousand to 2 million comparatively. With these ...

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