An Evolutionary Approach to High Definition Television

Author(s): Charles W. Rhodes
Publisher: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Publication Date: 1 February 1982
Conference Location: Nashville, TN, USA
Conference Date: 5 February 1982
Page(s): 186 - 197
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-61482-912-6
DOI: 10.5594/M00637



The number of lines per picture is generally accepted as an indicator of the performance of a television system. Fiqure 1 shows the number of lines per picture, with the approximate date at which each broadcast service was initiated.