What is high-definition television?

  • (noun): A television system that has more than the usual number of lines per frame so its pictures show more detail.
    Synonyms: HDTV

High-definition Television

High-definition television (HDTV) provides a resolution that is substantially higher than that of standard-definition television.

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Some articles on high-definition television:

High-definition Television - Recording and Compression
... only), to an HDTV-capable digital video recorder (for example DirecTV's high-definition Digital video recorder, Sky HD's set-top box, Dish Network's VIP 622 or VIP 722 high-definition ...
British TV - Recent Technical Developments - High-definition Television
... Close-up view HDTV resolution SDTV resolution High-definition television (HDTV) has four to five times as much picture information compared to standard-definiti ... Unlike standard-definition television, all HD is widescreen (169 aspect ratio) ... Freesat, Freeview, Sky TV and Virgin Media are the UK's providers of high-definition television ...

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