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Jan 30 2009   4:53PM GMT

Tech Trivia Challenge – digital television



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Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is digital television

Digital television (DTV) is the transmission of television signals using digital rather than conventional analog methods. Advantages of DTV include better resolution and compatibility with computers and the Internet. Analog television broadcasts are scheduled to stop in 2009.

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Unscramble the letters to see something an older TV set needs to display digital broadcasts:
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An EPG for digital TV allows the user to interact with a guide to scheduled programming. What does EPG stand for?
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Cisco banks on DTV for the enterprise
In 2008, Cisco announced products and applications to drive the market for enterprise video and digital television for business.

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