[opendtv] Re: 20050509 Mark's Monday Memo

  • From: Tom Barry <trbarry@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 19:26:25 -0400

I personally feel the average TV would have grown larger and 
higher rez many years ago if NTSC did not look so crappy on them.

It really took progressive DVD to start selling better TV's.  And 
now we have to go through the same effect again, proving DVD's 
aren't "sufficient".

- Tom


Manfredi, Albert E wrote:

> Craig Birkmaier wrote:
> 
> 
>>>No, Craig, it's not to the AVERAGE display, it's to
>>>the BEST display.
>>
>>You've got to be kidding.
>>
>>This is a digital television system for the masses;
>>perhaps a whole lot more. But one thing it ain't is a
>>play toy for videophiles and the folks who hang out at
>>the AVS forum.
> 
> 
> We've been over this many times, and I agree more with
> Doug. Perhaps the broadcast doesn't have to be optimized
> for the absolute ultimate consumer home theater, but it
> should come close. Just as FM radio should come close to
> satisfying the best home hifi system (as a medium, even
> if a particular program doesn't match that quality).
> 
> CERTAINLY, a broadcast medium should aim higher than any
> "average," as you stated. Especially with video, where
> "average" today will be junk tomorrow.
> 
> Bert
>  
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