01.28.2009 06:50 AM
U.K.: BSkyB Streams Inaugural Online in ‘HD’
It’s only been barely a week since Inauguration Day in America, but HD visions of the historic occasion live on—including online at the BSkyB Web site, and in HD, on less. (Well, maybe near-HD, as image quality appeared close to 720p quality on two different computers.)

According to Sky’s official blogger (quoting from a BBC blog), “HD may have five times the definition of SD, [yet] at events like [inauguration], this it conveys 25 times the emotion.”

The Sky blog noted, “There are plenty of people who say [online images] are not High Definition streaming. Fair enough. All I can say is that on my computer, at work and at home, the pictures are fantastic and really improve the viewing experience. So although this sort of coverage can be technically demanding, and expensive, we are already looking out for other possibilities to bring you on your TV and computer. Watch this HD space.”

We’ll be sure to check it out next time…. on Jan. 20, 2013.

Read all of HD Notebook here.


Comments
Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found




Thursday 10:05 AM
NAB Requests Expedited Review of Spectrum Auction Lawsuit
“Broadcasters assigned to new channels following the auction could be forced to accept reductions in their coverage area and population served, with no practical remedy.” ~NAB

Wall Street Communications /   Friday 06:11 PM
Primestream Products on Display at CAPER 2014:
Wall Street Communications /   Friday 04:13 PM
Wohler Products at CCW 2014

 
Featured Articles
Exhibitions & Events
Discover TV Technology