You have watched TV all your life but suddenly pops up HDTV with complicated terms and lots of gadgets and cables. Sure it may seem confusing, but take it easy we will guide you through the HDTV-land. But if you rather want a quick summary so, this HDTV provides significantly better picture and sound.
HDTV stands for High Definition Television, which means High Definition TV. The high-resolution image is sharper and more detailed as the picture contains more information than a standard television signal.
HDTV offers a picture that is five times better than regular standard TV (analog or digital). Since HDTV is often broadcast with surround sound experience is also much better compared with a standard transmission. In other words, HDTV an extraordinary experience.
Five times better picture
More pixels are filled with picture information resulting in a sharper image. Standard television has a resolution of 720×576 pixels. HDTV from Canal Digital have a resolution up to 1920×1080 pixels. What is the result if we include in it?
720×576 pixels ≈ 400 000
1920×1080 pixels ≈ 2000000
400 000 pixels multiplied by five is two million pixels. So it is this which forms the basis for the term “HDTV gives you five times better picture ”
HDTV offers better sound
Many HDTV broadcasts are in surround sound, so-called 5.1 format. Do you have a sound system with the support of that allows you to experience the great sound. However, noticeable not much difference if you use the TV’s built-in speakers, since they generally only handle stereo signals.
Not the same as digital TV
Many people confuse digital television and HDTV , but here you have to distinguish between the concepts. Digital TV is a way to transmit television signals. HDTV is about the improved resolution and the image quality.
HDTV is the future
HDTV is here to stay. As more and more channels start broadcasting in HD format, the range of HDTVchannels to increase in the market. In the United States, there are over 130 HDTVchannels showing everything from children’s to movies, sports and news.