The rapidly evolving MPEG-4 standard reduces bandwidth and storage requirements and improves video quality relative to MPEG-2.
In a three-to-one vote in mid-October, the FCC made what could end up being a landmark decision.
Rep. Billy Tauzin (R-LA), who chairs the House Energy and Commerce Committee, held a meeting in late October on how to speed up the DTV transition.
As broadcast equipment becomes more sophisticated, especially in the digital domains, the speed at which information is transferred, processed, etc.,
What is the best use of the unused portion of your bandwidth? Digital television is not the same old television we've grown accustomed to. There's a host
At press time, FCC Chairman William E. Kennard announced his resignation to coincide with the end of President Bill Clinton's term.Like him or not, Chairman
The U.S. Court of Appeals has thrown out Federal Communications Commission (FCC) restrictions on the number of subscribers cable operators can serve.
What the set makers have to say: An interview with Gary Shapiro The laws of physics tell us that nothing is constant: All things must and will change.
Accommodations for those with auditory and visual impairments were given a boost by the FCC this summer as the result of two separate actions taken by
Digital television offers broadcasters a number of interesting possibilities. One of them is the ability to transmit multiple standard-definition channels
At press time, FCC Chairman William E. Kennard announced his resignation to coincide with the end of President Bill Clinton's term. Like him or not, Chairman
This year's Society for Information Display (SID) convention was a showcase for makers of display devices of every ilk. Exhibitors at SID are the people
Resilience may best describe how America treats adversity. It may also represent well how the broadcasters in New York City met this nation's most recent tragedy.
While a conventional LMS algorithm can cancel static ghosts, it will not handle dynamic ghosts. One of the major issues plaguing the acceptance of digital
Cost savings can be achieved through the consolidation of personnel from five or 10 stations into a single facility. With the spiraling costs of doing
Video on demand (VOD) and interactive television (iTV) currently seem to be popular topics with broadcasters.
Two clear messages came from recent Congressional hearings on the stalled transition to digital: The industry must quickly resolve reception problems,
Record-setting remote strikes You've got 10 minutes or less to strike all your television equipment, and get it out of the way. Now this might be a piece
ABC used a new unobtrusive digital camera in taping its newest venture into reality-based programming, "Hopkins 24/7."For the taping at John Hopkins Medical
The Bush budget would impose an annual charge to broadcasters of $198 million for the use of legacy analog transmitters. President Bush is adopting a