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High-definition refers to an increase in display or visual resolution.

 

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On a high-definition TV displaying a high-definition source, a million or more pixels combine to create images that appear sharper and more realistic than TV ever has before.

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The reason that cable and satellite television customers need high-definition TV is because of originality and quality.

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Kimberly Bear

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It is easy for them to compare between a HDTV and analog TV. If you compare the way you are watching TV, there is a big difference between them.

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A high-definition television or display that has the HDTV tuner built into the set is called "integrated HDTV" while "HDTV-ready" refers to a television set that does not come with an integrated HDTV tuner. An HDTV-ready set means you must purchase the tuner separately.

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Types of HDTV displays include direct-view, plasma, rear screen and front screen projection. HDTV requires an HDTV tuner to view and the most detailed HDTV format is 1080i.

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Its image display technology is "progressive" rather than "interlaced", meaning that the entire picture is continuously shown, rather than alternating between partial picture displays as in a conventional television. Interlaced pixels and low refresh rates are responsible for the flickering effect seen in older televisions.

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The increase in resolution is just one of the benefits of HDTV.

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Because the image is digital rather than analog, it tends to be much sharper on televisions of all sizes.

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Types of HDTV displays include direct-view, plasma, rear screen, and front screen projection. HDTV requires an HDTV tuner to view and the most detailed HDTV format is 1080i.

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HDTV is a type of Digital Television (DTV) broadcast, and is considered to be the best quality DTV format available.

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A high definition signal is transmitted in a 16:9 aspect ratio. 16:9 is also known as widescreen or letter box - like the screen in movie theatres.

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You can buy high definition televisions with either a standard (4:3) or widescreen aspect ratio.

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High definition is the top-level resolution offered within the digital television category.

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Digital cable comes in three formats - standard, enhanced, and high definition. Standard has a resolution of 480i, enhanced is 480p, and high definition is 720p and 1080i. Therefore, HD is digital, but not all digital is HD.

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