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    • How Television Works

      How Television Works

      Most people spend hours each day watching programming on their TV set, however, many people might wonder how in fact television works. There are many parts to this process and many technologies that are involved. Following are the most important processes and technologies involved in making television work. Main Elements of the TV Process There

    • DBS (Direct Broadcast Satellite)

      DBS (Direct Broadcast Satellite)

      A DBS, or Direct Broadcast Satellite, is a type of satellite that is used to broadcast data directly to a residence or commercial office, without the use of intermediary cables or other routing equipment. DBS systems are most commonly used for direct broadcast television and Internet access, in which users from anywhere in the world

    • DVD Decoder

      DVD Decoder

      DVDs are one of the most popular types of media sold today. They hold feature length motion pictures, videos, audio and countless other types of media such as software and data. DVD’s not only can be played in standalone DVD players, but also most computers have a DVD drive. If a DVD includes media such

    • How to Use a Sony Walkman MP3 Player

      How to Use a Sony Walkman MP3 Player

      Before you can use your Sony Walkman MP3 player, you have to set it up and get music onto the device. To do this, insert the installation disc into the computer. Follow the installation to the end so that your computer can recognize the device, but also so that the SonicStage software is installed–this is

    • MP4 Codec

      MP4 Codec

      A codec (Coder/Decoder) is a technology used to compress and decompress data files. Codecs can be found in software, hardware, or both. Codecs are used to make files that are usually large into much smaller sizes, making the file convenient to transfer throughout the Internet, local area network (LAN), wireless devices, or any other file

    • Free to Air Channels

      Free to Air Channels

       Free-To-Air, or FTA, channels are satellite television channels that are not encrypted and are, therefore, available to anyone who is able to receive them. FTA channels are not provided by premium satellite companies, but rather open source satellite providers, such as Galaxy, AMC, and Telstar. FTA channels require subscribers to have a 30-inch satellite dish

    • How to Connect a Laptop to a TV

      How to Connect a Laptop to a TV

      One of the great things about a laptop and a TV is that, with the right cables, you can connect the two together. This gives you the option to work from your television or you can download video onto your laptop and then have it play on the much larger screen of the TV. Regardless,

    • Macrovision

      Macrovision

      Macrovision is a company that sells copy protection products. The company's first product was a copy protection system for VHS tapes, which was also known as Macrovision. For a detailed look at that system, read Antti Paarlahti's Macrovision FAQ. The Macrovision copy protection system was later extended to DVDs. Macrovision is designed to prevent DVDs

    • How CCTV Works

      How CCTV Works

      CCTV (Closed Circuit TV) uses one or more video cameras to transmit video and sometimes audio images to a monitor, set of monitors, or video recorder. The difference between CCTV and standard TV is that standard TV openly broadcasts signals to the public. CCTV is not openly transmitted to the public. CCTV uses either wireless

    • How an LCD TV Works

      How an LCD TV Works

      From the wordings of the name, an LCD TV is a short form of Liquid Crystal Display Television. What is presented in an LCD TV to make it work the way we see it is founded on the special effects of substances of light and liquid crystals acting on each other. These are brought together

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