[opendtv] Re: Rivals embracing wireless hi-def video

  • From: "Manfredi, Albert E" <albert.e.manfredi@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 13:57:09 -0400

Dan Grimes wrote:

> Isn't that process another form of compression?  In fact,
> at least compression attempts to keep information by
> coding it through algorithms, placing the information in
> another domain that takes less information to convey.
> This form of compression just throws away information that
> it deems not important.  I certainly would consider this a
> substitute for a wire.

That's was my reaction too. I read this mostly as PR hype. One of the
techniques used in hype is to create a distinction when there is no real
difference.

Bert
 
 
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