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High Definition Television: The Creation, Development and Implementation of HDTV Technology Paperback – Dec 22 2011

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  • Paperback: 373 pages
  • Publisher: McFarland Publishing (Jan. 9 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0786449756
  • ISBN-13: 978-0786449750
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 2.5 x 25.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 658 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,425,610 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"the definitive technical history of the development of high definition television in the United States...well-researched...the first full-length historical study of the technology that we've seen"--Communication Booknotes Quarterly; "recommended"; "I've no doubt it's the most comprehensive behind the scenes look at the development and launch of HDTV that's ever been penned."--Rob Sabin, Editor in Chief, Home Theater Magazine; "Deserves a prime place on my shelf of TV books, bringing the story up to date...extremely detailed, with loads of colorful information...the cast of characters is huge...a scholarly work."--Walt S. Ciciora, CED Magazine; "Provides a comprehensive look at how we got to where we are today with HDTV."--Russ Brown, Editor, The Online Engineer; "The first full-length study of the important record."--Chris Sterling, Communication Booknotes Quarterly.

About the Author

Philip J. Cianci worked with HDTV systems at Philips Research USA and ESPN, was the editor of Broadcast Engineering magazine’s e-newsletter Transition to Digital from 2005 through 2007, and is the author of two books about television technology. He lives in Lake Peekskill, New York.

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