Entertainment Technology Essay

394 WordsNov 21, 20112 Pages
Entertainment Technology We are surrounded by technology including when we are relaxing and being entertained. You need to go through these questions to ensure your understanding of the technology that surrounds you. You have your textbook and the internet and your own knowledge to complete them. 1) What is the difference between LCD and Plasma Televisions and explain how they work simply? LCD tv's can get much smaller, like 15, 19, 20, 23, 26, 27, 32, 37, etc.. Whereas plasmas generally are 42in up to 65in. LCD uses different technology than plasma. LCD uses liquid crystals, like a laptop screen, and plasma uses pockets of gas. Plasma runs hotter and uses more electricity. There is also the chance of getting burned-in images on a plasma tv. This is becoming less of an issue, but it can still happen if you leave the same image on the screen for long, especially if it is flashing, such as in a video game. Plasma also has a glass front on it, which can be very reflective. This is extremely annoying when there is light in your room, espeically in dark scenes of TV or movies. LCD tv's have a non-relfective screen, like that on most laptop screens. 2) What does HDTV mean? High Definition Television 3) What does HDMI mean and what is it? HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed digital data. 4) How does 3D TV work? 5) What is the difference between Standard and High definition images? 6) What is Blu-ray? 7) What does DVD mean and how does it work? 8) What does CD mean and how does it work? 9) What is the difference between Blu-ray and DVD and why is it that Blu-ray disks do not work in a DVD player? 10) Why can you not play DVD’s from America in a British DVD player? 11) Can you record onto all CD’s, DVD’s or

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