HDTV: A simple guide

High-definition television is the next technical leap in the quality of TV images.

7th January, 2006

High-definition television is the next technical leap in the quality of TV images.

From a technical perspective, it's mainly about the number of lines that make up the images on the screen.

A normal television picture has 576 visible lines that, together, make up the picture we see. But HDTV has 720 or even 1080 lines per image.

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