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When we saw the new Vizio 60 inch Plasma (the MAXIMVS) via a press release a few weeks ago we were very impressed by its specifications. This week we take an in store look at the TV (Vizio does not send out evaluation samples). There's a new acronym emerging that we want to give you a heads-up on. It's called 'iDCR' and stands for 'Interactive Digital Cable Ready..
Posted by The HT Guys, March 6, 2007 6:04 AM
About The HT GuysThe HT Guys, Ara Derderian and Braden Russell, are Engineers who formerly worked for the Advanced Digital Systems Group (ADSG) of Sony Pictures Entertainment. ADSG was the R&D unit of the sound department producing products for movie theaters and movie studios.
Two of the products they worked on include the DCP-1000 and DADR-5000. The DCP is a digital cinema processor used in movie theaters around the world. The DADR-5000 is a disk-based audio dubber used on Hollywood sound stages.
ADSG was awarded a Technical Academy Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2000 for the development of the DADR-5000. Ara holds three patents for his development work in Digital Cinema and Digital Audio Recording.
Every week they put together a podcast about High Definition TV and Home Theater. Each episode brings news from the A/V world, helpful product reviews and insights and help in demystifying and simplifying HDTV and home theater.