By Topic

Home theater: not ready for prime time

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)

The author considers the home theater industry's complexity, emphasis on jargon, and lack of standards, which have resulted in the ongoing war between competing standards. He argues that the industry lacks even a basic understanding of its consumers and their needs. He reached this conclusion after putting together a home theater, including a high-definition TV set, a receiver, and the eight speakers required to give THX 7.1 surround sound. Also a digital satellite receiver capable of receiving HDTV signals even though hardly any are being sent yet, plus, of course, the set-top box controller for the high-definition satellite receiver

Published in:

Computer  (Volume:35 ,  Issue: 6 )