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SV Staff Posted: Jul 23, 2001 0 comments


FHP, a joint venture of Fujitsu and Hitachi, has donated some plasma to Hitachi's UltraVision TV line. Inconveniently designated the CMP4120HDUS, the 42-inch, 3 1/2-inch-deep widescreen HDTV can accept 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i signals through its high-definition inputs, which include RGB+H/V, wideband component video, and VGA.

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SV Staff Posted: Jan 09, 2008 0 comments
At its CES press conference, the Blu-ray Group could have been doing the Happy Dance. Instead, it was all about business. Home video software executives made the case for BD with a series of slides, showing both the hard sales data, as well as...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 30, 2010 0 comments
HDMI might be getting competition in the next few years, if the HDBaseT Alliance has anything to say about it. A coalition of electronics companies including LG, Samsung, and Sony are working to on a new standard of video connection called...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 17, 2007 0 comments
It was a lesson in perspective this week in Baja California, Mexico, where Sharp Electronics officially cut the ribbon on a $300 million LCD manufacturing plant in Rosarito. While American journalists were busy scribbling notes about screen sizes...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 05, 2008 0 comments
Earlier this week, we reported that there was a quality issue with Netflix's streaming HD to their Roku boxes, plus other Netflix-compatible devices like the Xbox 360. Oops.Today, Netflix announced that they fixed the problem. ...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 22, 2008 0 comments
Data shows that 30-inch LCD TVs saw an upsurge in popularity from January to February, according to a New York Times report. The smallish sets went from 16% of sets sold to 24% of all sets sold, while 45-inch to 49-inch sets lost market share....
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 26, 2008 0 comments
Pioneer is revealing a new center channel and bookshelf designed to match the S-3EX speakers revealed last year. Together, they'll make a kick-ass home theater system that will put most home-theater-in-a-box sat/sub system to shame. ...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 03, 2008 0 comments
Our friends over at EngadgetHD spotted another mildly interesting product at the CEATEC show in Japan. Hitachi is showing wireless HD camcorder transfer. Obviously a prototype, the camcorder reliably streamed high-definition content to a nearby TV,...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 21, 2009 0 comments
On the heels of a rumored confirmed price hike for Sirius XM, it looks like Pandora is also looking for a new revenue stream.  Pandora is the online personal radio station - it plays only songs it's Music Genome Project determines you...
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 24, 2008 0 comments
The video phone is another one of those permanently futuristic technologies that electronics companies never seem to get right for mainstream consumers. They've been trying for decades though, and the closest thing to a reliable video phone we've...


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