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Today’s Broadcast ATSC is About to Become Obsolete

The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has begun work on ATSC 3.0, which will eventually supplant today’s ATSC 2.0 standard – and it won’t be backwards compatible. That may mean another transition someday like the one from analog (NTSC) to … Continue reading

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Forget 16:9, 21:9 Is Where It Is At

OK, maybe not where it is at, yet. But the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) seems to feel it will be, or at least be common enough that it is worth working on a standard for signalling 21:9 content. The CEA … Continue reading

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The Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative Gains Four Members

The Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative, the unwieldily named group formed by Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, and XPAND to establish a standard for active shutter 3D glasses, has welcomed four more members. Royal Philips Electronics, Sharp, Toshiba, and TCL have all … Continue reading

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Hulu Plus Lands on WD Live Media Devices

Western Digital Tuesday announced that Hulu Plus was finally landing on their WD TV Live Plus and WD TV Live Hub media devices. Hulu Plus joins a lineup of services that already includes Netflix, Blockbuster, CinemaNow, Pandora, YouTube, Facebook, YouTube, … Continue reading

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Blockbuster Looks To Profit From Netflix Backlash

In the backlash against Netflix’s price increase, Blockbuster sees an opportunity. Yes, Blockbuster, they’re still around. (Thanks to a recent buyout by Dish Network.) They’re offering disgruntled Netflix customers a one-month free trial, with the offer good through September 15, … Continue reading

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