[LINK] More on US Digital TV
Thu, 11 Jan 2001 07:52:47 +1100
At 01:03 PM 10/01/01 +1100, David Mitchell wrote:
>There are some documents somewhere explaining how/why we chose DVB over
>ATSC, but I can't find them right now.
>Note that this is a seperate question to whether we are broadcasting in
>HDTV or not. Both ATSC and DVB-T have HDTV capabilities.
so does this mean the tv's and stb's are reliant on an Australian/European
market only? So if the US takes the move to 'require' inclusion of the
tuner, it wouldn't do a thing to spur productions or price reduction in the
So other than a replication of the way NOT to roll out a marginal change in
an established industry [as perceived obviously by a public that isn't
rushing out to buy it, rather than what one may think about potential and
videophile/audiophile preference for highest quality signal processing],
should we compare the actualities to a US model or a European model? If
the Euro, what is happening there on this front?
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