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Articles by: Brian Bradshaw
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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