Tag Archives: hdtv

Why analog TV signal looks even worse on HDTV than on standard analog TV?

Dec 13th, 2011by Boren 5,082 views |Comments Off

HDTV is the big progress in home entertainment. But many users are watching analog TV on HDTV during the transition period from analog to digital. So lots of complaints about the picture quality of analog TV emerged.

Analog TV signals will look worse on an HDTV than on a standard analog TV. Why? Because the HDTV has the capability to display the details than a analog TV. HDTV enhances the picture both in good part and in bad part. You will get better result if the signal is clearer and and more stable. If the picture has color noise, signal interference, color bleeding or other problems, during the video processing, the HDTV will clean it up. So this may get mixed results. Read More »

3 Tips to Watch or Record TV Shows on Your Windows 7 Laptop

Nov 03rd, 2011by Boren 4,023 views |Comments Off

The Holy Grail of entertainment in your home is the mesh between TV and laptop. Since the processors in computers today are much more powerful than the set top boxes that offer the majority of programming, it is quite possible to use your PC to record TV programs and replay it later. Read More »

Prepare for an iOS-powered Apple HDTV, says previous exec

Jun 22nd, 2011by dvdxplayer 2,456 views |Comments Off

Apple is preparing to launch an iOS-powered Apple-branded HDTV this year, says an anonymous previous exec with the company speaking to DT.

The company is previously in talks with a “major OEM,” adds the report, which they speculate for being Samsung, a long-time partner.

Apple will “blow Netflix and all those other guys away” using the HDTV, which will bundle Apple television and iTunes in a very slim, Internet-capable device. Read More »

What is DVB-T?

Jun 11th, 2011by dvdxplayer 2,965 views |Comments Off

DVB-T is an abbreviation for Digital Video Broadcasting — Terrestrial; it is the DVB European-based consortium standard for the broadcast transmission of digital terrestrial television that was first published in 1997 and first broadcast in the UK in 1998. This system transmits compressed digital audio, video and other data in an MPEG transport stream Read More »

What is NTSC?

Jun 11th, 2011by dvdxplayer 8,455 views |1 Comments

NTSC, named for the National Television System Committee, is the analog television system that is used in most of North America, most of South America (except Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, and French Guiana), Burma, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines, and some Pacific island nations and territories (see map). The first NTSC standard was developed in 1941 and had no provision for color television. Read More »

3DTV to be Better Than HDTV ?

Oct 28th, 2010by dvdxplayer 1,828 views |Comments Off

Despite 74% of adults who have observed a 3D movement image saying the structure is exceptional to some conventional 2D movie, practically 60% of all grownup purchasers have however to enjoy a 3D film, based on some producer new report. Read More »

What is DTS and its relationship with Dolby Digital?

Jun 24th, 2010by dvdxplayer 1,751 views |Comments Off

DTS is s product of DTS, Inc., it stands for Digital Theater Systems Digital Sound. DTS is a multichannel audio compression format similar to Dolby Digital used in DVD-video discs, DVD-audio, 5.1 channel audio CDs, and some movie theaters.
DTS differs from Dolby Digital in that it generally uses higher data rates and many have the opinion that DTS is better quality. Read More »

How to show widescreen movies on standard televisions

Jun 08th, 2010by dvdxplayer 1,689 views |Comments Off

In order to show these widescreen films so that they fill the entire screen on a traditional 4×3 TV, they are re-edited in a Pan-and-Scan format, with an attempt to include as much as the original image as possible. To illustrate this, take an example where two characters are talking to each other, but each is standing on opposite sides of a widescreen image. If shown full screen on a traditional TV without further editing, all the viewer would see would be the empty space between the characters. Read More »

What video standard(NTSC/PAL) does my country use?

Mar 16th, 2010by dvdxplayer 2,051 views |Comments Off

If you’re in North America, Japan, Korea, the Philippines and parts of South America, you use NTSC. Most other areas of the world use PAL .

What is Linear PCM?

Mar 09th, 2010by dvdxplayer 1,835 views |Comments Off

Linear PCM is a signal recording format used in audio CDs. While audio CDs are recorded in 44.1 kHz/16 bit, DVDs are recorded in 48 kHz/16 bit up to 96 kHz/24 bit.