Saturday, January 22, 2005

kct's digital world: 01/22/2005

24 minutes of "HDTV Explained" and HD coverage from CES.

File size: 11.1 MB
Format: mp3

Show notes:
News intro theme by Thom Sargent.
135 CES stories at
18 DTV formats; we focus on SD, ED & HD.
480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i: what does it all mean?
Interlaced vs. Progressive scanning.
CRT's = best value for money = 1080i.
LCD, PDP, DLP, LCoS = 720p...for now.
New 1080p displays coming; expect to pay $7k to $12k.
HDTV is finally hitting critical mass with content and sets.
Content available from satellite (Dish, DirectTV) or cable or over the air.
DVR or Digital Video Recorder technology coming to HDTV.
RCA Scenium line and 10 large new widescreen CRT's.
New LG televisions: 12 new PDP's, 22 new LCD's and 8 DLP's in '05.
Phillips will intro large plasmas in '05.
"Lord of the Chips" = Texas Instruments DLP technology.
Overview on what to buy, pros and cons.
What screen size should I get?
2005 trends to watch.
EDTV is not HDTV.
Find HDTV in your area at TitanTV.
Find out which antenna you should buy at AntennaWeb.

Thanks to PC Magazine for the great CES coverage!

Feedback appreciated!

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At 1/22/2005 12:28 PM, Blogger Daniel said...

At 1/26/2005 9:53 PM, Blogger Thom Sargent said...

very smooth intro to voice. This podcast sounds very professional...very even toned as well. Well done!

At 1/27/2005 8:05 PM, Blogger Kevin C. Tofel said...

Thom, and thank YOU for the intro music!



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