Another Year to Remember
I remember when HDTV was just a blip on the radar at the Consumer Electronics Show—a $20,000 blip in most cases. The canned content displayed on those early sets (from Sencore hard drive servers) look good on those displays, but not nearly as good as what we now get daily from our local broadcasters or cable. Now, seven years into the real HDTV revolution, so much has changed. More than 16 million HDTV products have been sold. The country is blanketed with signal coverage from multiple sources, and we’re even in the mists of a new format war.
So there are old and new challenges for the HDTV consumer and retailer alike. Here are a few of the biggies:
• Learning the new vocabulary (LCoS,
SXRD, LCD, HDMI... )