It took 40 years from John Logie Baird’s first black-and-white TV to get colour TV transmissions in the UK, and more than 30 years before the UK launched its first digital TV system.
Just over a decade later, high definition TV is commonplace, all of our TV broadcasts are in digital formats, and we’re reconsidering what TV is, and if we still want a big screen as the centre of everyday life.
Reliable rockets have made it easy to launch broadcasting satellites the size of a bus into space, more than 20,000 miles above our heads. They can cover the whole of the UK, and deliver hundreds of TV channels compared to the dozens that come through your aerial on Freeview.
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The state of TV Technology
Posted 04 August 2012 - 05:46 PM
Here's a nice editorial from Yahoo on the current state and progression of TV technology. Hands up if you'd like to have a TV like the one below!
Here's a very useful video on herding cats. Practice this and you might just become as good as me!
Posted 04 August 2012 - 06:00 PM
Think I'll need a bigger house first. >.<
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