A look at the technology that shaped this industry
In the history of digital television, May 1, 2002 went down as the day federal legislation required that all commercial full power television stations in the U.S. began broadcasting a digital signal. In reality, depending on who you ask, there were anywhere from 233 to 310 commercial stations on-air out of 1,309 (latest FCC figures) operating commercial stations. It was an historic day.
The Newseum in Washington, D.C., is one of the most technologically advanced museums in the world, featuring 250,000sq-ft of hands-on exhibits, theaters and studios. The new facility combines 500 years of news history with the latest in newsgathering capabilities.