difference between DTV, SDTV and HDTV?
(digital television) and
(high-definition television) are
referring to the type of broadcast;
definition television) is referring to
the type of TV. Digital television means
that the broadcast is being sent out
is a form of digital television and is
the highest quality of broadcast today.
you to receive and display a digital
picture, but not HD.
quality levels of digital television:
definition TV (SDTV)
the basic level of quality display
and resolution for both analog and
digital. Transmission of
be in either the traditional (4:3)
or widescreen (16:9) format.
Definition TV (EDTV)
EDTV is a
step up from Analog Television.
in 480p widescreen (16:9) or
traditional (4:3) format and
provides better picture quality than
not as high as
Definition TV (HDTV)
widescreen format (16:9) provides
the highest resolution and picture
quality of all digital broadcast
formats. Combined with digitally
enhanced sound technology,
new standards for sound and picture
quality in television.