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High definition television
Philip J. Cianci

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High definition television
the creation, development, and implementation of HDTV technology
Philip J. Cianci ; foreword by Bernard S. Finn

Published 2012 by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English.

About the Book

"The history of high definition television technology is traced from initial studies in Japan, through Europe, then to the United States, where the first all-digital systems were developed. The impact on broadcast facility conversion and the influx of computer systems and information technology are described. The history concludes with the rollout of consumer HDTV services"--

Table of Contents

"Being there"
Road blocked
Techno-industrial war
America's international competition
All-digital makes the scene
Domestic tranquility
For the greater good
Launch preparations
On the appointed day
HD's highlight moment
A resolution renaissance
An unknown factor
Exceeds all expectations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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Library of Congress
TK6679 .C57 2012

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