HDTV or high definition television sets were launched and introduced to the insatiable and anticipating TV market in 1998. On its launch, HDTV spurred excitement among tech aficionados, sports fans and movie addicts.
Well, there is a pretty good reason for TV buffs to get excited about the advent of TV through HDTV. Top most companies in TV manufacturing, spearheaded by Sony, are racing through the line to develop the best and most marketable HDTV today.
Sony and the rest of the TV makers know that HDTV started the rise of a television paradise. Sony, on its part cam up with Sony HDTV that boasted and impressed consumers with resolutions that are of superior and top quality. Sony HDTV’s superior resolution of course, comes in pair and is complemented by equally superior digital surround sound.
Thus, movie buffs have been so happy and so hyper upon the introduction of Sony HDTV. Now, they could play video movies and watch them in original widescreen format. Not only that, the wide-screen feature does not contain the so-called letterbox “black bars”.
Letter “black bars” that Sony HDTV eliminate are those spaces on wide-screen TVs that annoys people, especially the meticulous ones. It gives a perception that the screen is horizontally flattened out, sacrificing the vertical traction.
Sony HDTV and the confused market
Sony as a top TV manufacturer has done it again.
Unfortunately, there are already a lot of TV models and technologies that the introduction of Sony HDTV made the array and selection of TV sets more and further complicated.
TV shoppers and TV consumers who now shop for TV sets find themselves surrounded and astounded by numerous abbreviations and a wide array of TV choices that on the downside confuse them, to a great extent.
The average TV shopper must have experienced being so confused about the numerous choices in TV sets nowadays. It only proves that the TV technology and industry is still growing and improving to meet the insatiable demands and tastes of the technology-thirsty consuming public.
Indeed, TV is still the most powerful media. Consistently rising sales of TV sets can attest to that.
From analog TV to HDTV
Notably, for decades, TV addicts around the world have watched TV through analog signals beamed and received by the cathode ray tube TVsets. Cathode ray tubes are the tubes that make up most of the TV screen.
The traditional or analog TV works in a simple and uncomplicated dynamics. The TV signal is beamed or transmitted using radio waves that when received by television sets are translated and converted into sound and pictures, the TV experience being communicated to the audience on the receiving end.
Conventional TVs’ analog signals reach TV sets through a cable connection, a satellite transmission or over the air. Because the technology so shifting into digital, analog covert digital signals into analog signals.
Thus, the movie played by your DVD/Blu Ray players are converted by the analog TV into analog signals, so the picture will be compatible with the conventional TV’s screen.
However, consumers and movie addicts notice and have been complaining about how the picture and sound quality of DVD/Blu Ray movies are lowered and altered when watched through an analog TV set.
That is when Sony HDTVs get in. Because analog TV sets do not give out excellent viewing quality to meticulous viewers, Sony HDTV, which spun off from digital TV and digital signal transmission technologies, attracted the market and lured TV set buyers.
Because Sony HDTV is apparently and practically fitted and custom-made for digital broadcasts and transmission, it is the perfect equipment or TV set for viewing digitally transmitted signals, whether from the DVD player, from the digital cable operators and from digital over-the-air free television broadcasts.
Sony HDTV perfectly and clearly renders a TV viewing experience that is optimally and sound-wise excellent. No matter how more expensive HDTV get compared to its analog TV counterparts, no wonder, people from all walks of life around the world still manage to get hold of it.
Buying HDTV sets
Buying Sony HDTV sets is now somehow tiring and stressful. Don’t get it wrong. The weariness and stress people get from shopping for Sony HDTVs comes from the disappointment to be not be able to bring home all the Sony HDTV sets displayed in the appliance shop.
Sony HDTV is really an excellent form and new technology involving and evolving the well-loved television. The inventor of TV, John Logie Baird, must be turning upon his grave now, not with disgust, but with cheers and praises for what has become of his invention.
From TV’s invention in 1926, it now comes in the form of the modernized Sony HDTV, which will certainly make past generations envy this generation.
The best things in life are for free. That is why, viewing the world through that little window called the television must really be an exciting experience for all viewers. Get your HDTV now!