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Brian Bradshaw

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LED Advances Lead to New Applications

The outlook for Light Emitting Diode (LED) use is improving. Historically, the LED has been most commonly used as a state indicator, for example, as a “Power On" indicator. The light output ..
(November 10, 2008)
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 | Reference-and-Education/Science | Visitors: 289

3-D HDTV Technology For the Home Theater

A couple of years ago, I took my nephew to see “Space Station 3D" at an IMAX theater. My nephew was 12 years old, and demanded we sit in the front row. It was 46 minutes that we will not soon ..
(October 12, 2008)
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Coaxial Cable For Critical Communications (Satellite, HDTV, ..

Cables and Wiring are not glamorous. It's one of those details that is frequently overlooked, even by professionals, and the result can be poor system performance. Have you ever heard someone say, ..
(September 09, 2008)
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 | Communications | Visitors: 347

LCD Backlighting Critical For HDTV

LCD is winning the race to be the dominant display technology for HDTV. According to DisplaySearch, in 2007, the market for LCD (liquid crystal diode) TVs was estimated at $27.4 billion. LCD TV ..
(August 17, 2008)
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A Retrospective on the Hughes Corporation's Contribution to ..

In Martin Scorsese's movie, The Aviator, the life of Howard Hughes was fully glamorized. The company he founded, Hughes Aircraft, and later Hughes Space and Communications, was obviously noteworthy. ..
(August 10, 2008)
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 | Reference-and-Education/Astronomy | Visitors: 335

HDTV - 720p, 1080i, and 1080p?

It seems that everyone is buying a new HDTV set this year. Conversation around the water cooler is full of techy buzzwords. When the HDTV standard in the U. S. was originated by the ATSC (Advanced ..
(August 09, 2008)
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Internet Communications From Anywhere With Mobile Satellite ..

It is sometimes difficult to be “out of touch". Family emergencies, business contacts, and a thousand other reasons require a communications link. My wife and I took a cruise to Cozumel, Mexico .
(June 25, 2008)
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HDTV and Internet Driving Demand For Satellite SpotBeams

It was about a hundred years ago that Marconi invented radio communications (1902). By 1930, many homes in the United States and Europe had an AM radio receiver. The world changed quite a bit in the ..
(July 16, 2008)
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 | Communications/Satellite-TV | Visitors: 288

Installing a First Class HDTV System The Details Matter

Due to the coming change to the HDTV signal by broadcasters, this is an obvious time to be installing a new video system. The decisions needed with HDTV are more complex than the ones that were ..
(July 25, 2008)
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Satellite and 4G Compared to DSL and Cable For Broadband ..

Telephone, Internet, and TV service are now routinely bundled by service providers. It is convenient to have a single supplier and one bill a month. With the availability of VoIP (Voice over Internet .
(August 02, 2008)
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