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Barry Willis Posted: Apr 19, 2004 0 comments

Certain to be a hot topic at this week's convention of the <A HREF="">National Association of Broadcasters</A> (NAB) is a plan by federal regulators to shut off analog television transmission by 2009. The plan would return the analog spectrum to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) for auction to wireless companies.

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Barry Willis Posted: Apr 29, 2001 0 comments

Better late than never, the old adage goes. The <A HREF="">Consumer Electronics Association</A> and the <A HREF="">National Association of Broadcasters</A>, former adversaries in the digital television rollout debacle, have decided to bury the hatchet and begin promoting DTV cooperatively.

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Barry Willis Posted: May 21, 2000 0 comments

The finger-pointing and barb-hurling over the slow rollout of digital television continued through mid-May. The latest episode occurred on Wednesday the 17th, when the <A HREF="">National Association of Broadcasters</A> (NAB) laid the blame on the <A HREF="">Federal Communications Commission</A> (FCC) for its laxity in requiring cable providers to carry digital signals. Electronics manufacturers should also be held to stricter standards, the NAB said.

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HT Staff Posted: Feb 26, 2003 0 comments
Great performance doesn't have to be expensive. That's always been NAD's philosophy.
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2009 0 comments
NAD Electronics has announced a new Master Series preamp that it will be showing off at CEDIA next month. The Master Series M15HD Surround Sound Preamplifier is just what it says on the tin: a preamp with a ton of features for a surround sound home...
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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Aug 08, 2005 0 comments
Digitally distributed music is hip these days. Actually, it's always been hip (even when analog was the method of distribution), but now it's hipper - and cheaper.
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 10, 2008 0 comments
Just a few days ago, we reported that YouTube's big daddy, Google, was in negotiations with a variety of entertainment companies, but no names were mentioned. Well, the negotiations must have gone well, because MGM has just announced a...
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Scott Wilkinson Posted: Jul 28, 2005 0 comments

NASA has geared up for the space shuttle's return to flight with an upgrade of the visual-analysis equipment at its Ice/Debris Image Analysis Facility at Kennedy Space Center. The JVC DLA-QX1 will be used to analyze flight data in conjunction with the SGI Onyx visualization system from Silicon Graphics.

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Posted: Aug 01, 1999 0 comments

Last week, the 26th mission of the Space Shuttle <I>Columbia</I> touched down with a payload of high-definition footage, taken with an HD camcorder. The mission, which lasted five days and concluded last week, was the 95th so far. <A HREF="">NASA</A> and <A HREF="">Sony</A> will research these high-resolution images of Shuttle mission STS-93, including footage of the deployment of the Chandra X-ray Observatory.

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HT Staff Posted: Mar 18, 2004 Published: Mar 19, 2004 0 comments
Mark Cuban's HDNet never misses an opportunity. Major sports events are huge drivers of high-definition television, but none of the big networks sought out NASCAR for HD productions. Enter Dallas-based HDNet, to the benefit of racing fans throughout North America.
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 20, 2009 0 comments
By now, you’ve heard about the sudden death of actress Natasha Richardson. I wrote about her and husband Liam Neeson’s home theater for the January ’09 issue (“A Class Act”; see story), and I wanted to share a few thoughts about her: The...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 04, 2014 0 comments
Control4, a leading provider of home automation and control solutions, today announced that it has been selected by the national builder Toll Brothers to provide smart home technology options to new-home buyers.

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Posted: Oct 22, 2000 0 comments

Moving the consumer-electronics world a little closer to a universal high-end DVD player, <A HREF="">National Semiconductor</A> announced last week the second generation of its DVD-on-a-chip product family, the Mediamatics NDV8501. National reports that this is the first chip on the market with progressive-scan video support and DVD-Audio capability in one package.

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Michael Berk Posted: Oct 04, 2011 0 comments

NBA2K12, the latest entry in 2K Sports' long-running basketball franchise, hits store shelves today, and it's as slick and smooth-playing as befits a 21st-century sports juggernaut - and with the upcoming NBA season in some doubt, it's a good thing it mimics the real thing so closely. Maybe you won't be getting any NBA Today updates (and real-world rookies won't be appearing until the sport resolves its labor trouble), but the latest NBA2K looks back to the sport's golden years to give you a whole lot more.

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HT Staff Posted: Nov 24, 2003 0 comments
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) may up the ante in the digital broadcasting game, according to a November 22 report from New York.


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