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HDTV Magazine Podcasts Archive (January, 2010)

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HDTV and Home Theater Podcast - Podcast #410: The Details Behind 3D TV

By The HT Guys • Jan 29 2010, 7:46am

Far be it from us to stay away from the latest juicy new idea in home theater technology, 3D. It's been all over the news and the blogs for a while, recently culminating with a huge display at CES. Whether or not the technology actually catches on is a discussion for a different day. Today we're going to talk about the technology behind it.

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HDTV and Home Theater Podcast - Podcast #409: LED TV Technology

By The HT Guys • Jan 22 2010, 7:18am

When we first started our podcast there were five competing technologies vying for your living room. Today its pretty much down to LCD and Plasma. Most would say LCD is running away with the market but Plasma is hanging in there. So what about LED? LED is not a new TV technology but rather a different way to light the LCD. A Liquid Crystal Display is a glass panel that works by controlling the opacity of segments of itself by varying the electrical signal. Each individual segment, called a pixel, acts as a shutter to control the amount of light being passed through. The light source is what we will be focusing on today.

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HDTV and Home Theater Podcast - Podcast #408: CES Roundup

By The HT Guys • Jan 15 2010, 7:37am

We decided to once again make the trek out to Las Vegas to get our own impression of all the hype coming out of CES. We didn't go last year, and we missed it a little, so we had to go this year. By far the biggest theme of the show this year was 3D. Some of what we saw was really good, some was really bad and of course some was just downright strange.

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HDTV and Home Theater Podcast - Podcast #407: Preview of CES 2010

By The HT Guys • Jan 8 2010, 7:31am

We know its kind of late to be talking about what we expect to see at CES since there is only two days left of the show, but what the heck. Here we go!