Glossary Definition for HDTV

Glossary Term: HDTV 

Definition

High-definition television: an all-digital system for transmitting a TV signal with far greater resolution than the analog standards (PAL, NTSC, and SECAM). A high-definition television set can display several resolutions, (up to two million pixels versus a common television set's 360,000). HDTV offers other advantages such as greatly improved color encoding and the loss-free reproduction inherent in digital technologies.
Synonyms
  • High-Definition Television
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