high-definition television

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high′-defini′tion tel′evision


n.
a television system having a high number of scanning lines per frame, producing a sharper image and greater picture detail. Abbr.: HDTV
[1980–85]
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Noun1.high-definition television - a television system that has more than the usual number of lines per frame so its pictures show more detail
telecasting, television, TV, video - broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects; "she is a star of screen and video"; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
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It was a game-changer when we launched the first true HDTV standard camera in 2009.
In addition, a true HDTV network camera complies with industry standards (SMPTE), which ensures excellent color representation, full frame rate and a 16:9 format.
Sony and JVC currently offer LCOS projectors that boast true HDTV resolution (1,920 X 1,080 pixels); DLP projectors only offer lower HDTV resolution (1,280 X 720 pixels) format.
Leitchman estimates about 5 million homes have TV sets capable of displaying true HDTV signals.
For a true HDTV picture, you have three practical options: a digital HDTV antenna, a satellite receiver, or a cable company that is distributing HDTV programming.
Indeed, true HDTV can only be appreciated from a wide-screen TV (minimum 38 inches), something that would not easily fit in spaces where people usually house their television sets.
By combining Conexant's expertise in analog and digital television signal demodulation and tuning with RAVISENT's digital audio and video decoding and transport stream management technology, the two companies say they will create complete HDTV product solutions that PC manufacturers and board vendors can market to consumers as a high- quality interactive platform for true HDTV.
The Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Association (CEMA) responded quickly, citing its own research results which indicate that true HDTV will inherit the throne from analog.
Axis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, today announced that it is introducing a network camera with true HDTV performance in compliance with the SMPTE standard in resolution, color representation and frame rate.