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technology and media lesson 4 - DigitalTelevision o

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Digital Television o Digital allows for  Multiplexing n Video programs and Data
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3 SDTV Channels and  Multiple Data Streams Channel 5b Channel 5c Channel 5a
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Digital Television o Most big “4” affiliates in Top 10 markets  began transmitting digitally as of May 1, 1999 o Some began voluntary broadcasts in  November 1998
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Current Status of DTV o Increase of broadcast HDTV programming  (mostly network primetime shows, sporting  events, movies) o Cable pushing HDTV --- increasing number of  HD specific cable networks available for digital  cable subscribers
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Digital TV Phase-In o Congres set the timetable for the shutdown of  analog in 2009 o After shut down, viewers receive digital over- the-air signals (or through cable or satellite  provider) o Analog spectrum will be reallocated for other  services
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DTV Programming Issues   Existing programming shot on 35 mm film  (most features and prime time hour long)  will be easily converted      
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DTV Programming Issues     Most observers expect large market  stations will have full production  capability, while smaller market stations  will begin with network pass-through  ability
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course RTV 3007 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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