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Today’s Show:

ATSC 3.0, Google Nexus Player and Movies for Halloween

No tricks, just treats. A special Halloween episode full of everything you want in your bag; even better than candy. From the promise of Ultra HD over the air with ATSC 3.0 to the next, or yet again, entry into the set top market from Google. And if that isn’t enough, we also have a great list of movies for those looking for something to do after the kids are done knocking on your door this Halloween. Grab a tootsie roll, sit back, and enjoy.


Zenith and Futurecast Test ATSC 3.0 Broadcasts in Wisconsin

LG’s Zenith division, as well as the ATSC and Gates Air, recently completed a second round of test broadcasts in Madison, Wisc. to verify the format’s reliability.


Google Packs Plenty of Streaming Options into Nexus Player

The new media streamer can run movies, music, Android apps and more, right on your TV.


2014: The Year Everything Changed in Home Automation

Higher-end home automation comes down-market and DIY-friendly. It’s about time.


Top 10 Halloween Movies

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Download Episode #659

Posted by The HT Guys, October 31, 2014 2:58 AM

About The HT Guys

The 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.