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SV Staff Posted: Apr 08, 2008 0 comments
WirelessHD may have just gained the lead in the standards war between it, WirelessUSB, and WiFi for the technology that will power our uncompressed high-def video streaming for years to come. SiBeam, a maker of a 60 Ghz fabless chip designed to the...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 08, 2008 0 comments
European fans of Pioneer's Kuro line of HDTVs will be eager to study the company's recently released breakdown of its upcoming line. With a full complement of LCDs, front projectors and familiar plasmas for the continent in 2008, Pioneer is doing a...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 08, 2008 0 comments
Verizon calls its FiOS TV subscribers "ahead of the game" for buying into its advanced, all-digital service. That must be why the company feels no shame in snipping the wires on its customers' analog TV channels and taking them off the air...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 07, 2008 0 comments
How convenient. Researchers at European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN) needed a super-fast network to store data gathered from its universe probing experiments conducted with an enormous particle accelerator. In the process of creating this...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 07, 2008 0 comments
Lasers make everything better. At least, that's what Mitsubishi hopes consumers will think when they see the company's new laser-powered HDTVs in stores this summer. The company announced Monday that its laser sets, now officially dubbed...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 07, 2008 0 comments
Sony was one of the earliest backers of the Blu-ray format, but continues to promote the format mainly through one product: the PlayStation 3. Looks like the company is finally wising up, and searching for ways to put its Blu-ray eggs into more...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 04, 2008 0 comments
Sit down at a cafe in Paris and begin talking about your latest Blu-ray movie purchase, and odds are your French neighbors will have no idea what you're talking about. Try the same at a Manhattan bar and the barflies will likely get the gist. ...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 04, 2008 0 comments
Too old to rock & roll? Not the Rolling Stones, as they prove in Martin Scorsese's killer concert documentary Shine a Light, which opens today. The subject of age seems to be on most other critics' minds, but I honestly wasn't struck by the...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 04, 2008 0 comments
Comcast isn't the only service provider trying to make room for more high definition channels by compressing other channels into a smaller bandwidth footprint. It looks like they all do it, to some degree, though some carriers are better at masking...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 04, 2008 0 comments
In 2008, 14% of all television-watching will happen online, according to a study from Convergence Consulting Group. It would be reassuring to also hear that approximately 14% of television-watching will take place outside of a home environment...

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