Month: September 2005

Truth Patrol: Confused by “HDTV Experts”

September 30, 2005 | Author: Muneeb Mannan
Source: “Confused? You’re Not Alone”, by Alex L. Goldfayn, Wild Blue Yonder magazine, Sep-Oct 2005, page 47-48 Quote: “They still sell TVs that are not high-definition. Don’t buy one of those, because soon, by law, all programming will be delivered in HD.” The Truth: Well, he got the first sentence right. But from then on, it’s a disaster. The law says that all terrestrial broadcasts will have to be digital...

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VOD: Video On Demand — The Future of HDTV?

September 29, 2005 | Author: Muneeb Mannan
VOD: that stands for Video On Demand, and is part of the brave new world of “television.” Already part of many digital cable services, this service allows you to choose what you want to watch, and when you want to watch it. It’s sort of like Tivo and other video recorders, in that you can start when you want and pause if you like. The difference is that the show...

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Google HDTV?

September 28, 2005 | Author: Muneeb Mannan
Google — the juggernaut that defined the Web search market — appears poised to expand its reach. A job posting on the company Web site seeks candidates to “identify key market trends that are shaping user behavior when watching television.” Google has already discovered ways to make lots of money pairing advertisers with Web users who are looking for information on certain topics. This job posting could be an early...

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