LATEST ADDITIONS

Filed under
Jon Iverson Posted: Apr 28, 2002 0 comments

Ask most folks what it will take to get HDTV rolling and the answer is content, content, and more content. Two weeks ago, Discovery Network announced its <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/shownews.cgi?1273">first all HDTV 24-hour/day</A> channel, which is set to go live in a couple of months, and last week Showtime Networks and DirecTV announced that the satellite provider will carry the East Coast SHO HDTV channel beginning April 30.

Filed under
Barry Willis Posted: Apr 28, 2002 0 comments

Federal Communications Chairman Michael Powell isn't the only powerful figure in Washington who is working toward a solution to the digital television impasse. Rep. Billy Tauzin (R-LA) is doing his part, too.

Filed under
Posted: Apr 28, 2002 0 comments

Walt Disney's <A HREF="http://www.movies.com">Movies.com</A> won't be streaming any Fox Entertainment Group releases any time in the foreseeable future.

Filed under
HT Staff Posted: Apr 28, 2002 0 comments
Sunfire Corporation has introduced the third generation of its Theater Grand surround sound processors. The new Theater Grand III supports all current surround formats, including Dolby Digital 7.1 Surround EX, and is software upgradeable via a watermarked CD.
Filed under
Hilary Lynch Posted: Apr 28, 2002 0 comments

<I>Michael Douglas, Kathleen Tuner, Danny DeVito, Marianne S&#228;gebrecht. Directed by Danny DeVito. Aspect ratio: 1:85:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround. 116 minutes. 1989. 20th Century Fox 25392. R. $19.98.</I>

Filed under
HT Staff Posted: Apr 28, 2002 0 comments
Remote clutter got you down? Proton has a solution that will perk you up. The cost? A mere $200.
Filed under
Barry Willis Posted: Apr 21, 2002 0 comments

Direct broadcast satellite (DBS) services are up in arms over a proposed 5% sales tax that could be imposed on their subscribers in Arizona.

Filed under
Jon Iverson Posted: Apr 21, 2002 0 comments

High definition television has been slow to gain traction in consumer markets, partly due to ongoing struggles between the content providers and equipment manufacturers. Movie studios wish to restrict the consumer's use of an HDTV signal while manufacturers recognize that consumers will be slow to embrace any technology that becomes too cumbersome or restrictive to implement.

Filed under
Posted: Apr 21, 2002 0 comments

New broadband offerings, including high-speed Internet access and video-on-demand, may be coming soon, thanks to an April 18 decision by the <A HREF="http://www.fcc.gov">Federal Communications Commission</A> (FCC).

Filed under
Jon Iverson Posted: Apr 21, 2002 0 comments

When it comes to persuasive reasons to purchase an HDTV, nothing beats having compelling content&mdash;and lots of it. Add one more notch to the content totals: Discovery Communications announced last week that it will launch Discovery HD Theater. The company describes HD Theater as a new 24-hour network "which will transmit high-definition content in all the popular categories of entertainment offered by Discovery" including nature, history, world cultures, geographic explorations, science, education, travel, and a wealth of children's and how-to programming.

Pages

X
Enter your Sound & Vision username.
Enter the password that accompanies your username.
Loading