Latest Analog passthrough Stories

2010-02-03 08:08:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Telegent Systems, the company that makes television mobile, today introduced its third generation analog mobile TV receiver, the TLG1121. The TLG1121 is the first single-chip analog mobile TV receiver based on 65 nm CMOS process technology, reducing power consumption and solution footprint relative to Telegent's previous generation product. With this chip, Telegent continues to bring innovation and technology leadership to the analog mobile TV...

2009-07-20 10:05:00

WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the official transition to all-digital full-power TV broadcasting is now behind us, LG Electronics continues to offer resources for consumers who have questions and concerns about the switchover to digital TV. LG's Zenith-brand converter box hotline received more than 20,000 calls in June alone, and the company has vowed to keep the hotline and its ConnectYourBox.com and ConecteSuConvertidor.com Web sites live through the end of the year. LG...

2009-06-18 05:35:54

Although last Friday's transition from analog to digital television went fairly smooth, some viewers are nevertheless having problems receiving the stations they want. Even some tech-savvy viewers, such as Wally Grotophorst of Hamilton, VA, are having issues with the transition, according to the Associated Press. After getting a digital antenna for his digital TV last year, he lost the Washington-based ABC and CBS stations last Friday, despite being able to receive both stations digitally...

2009-06-10 14:10:00

Officials say the last major TV stations that are still broadcasting in analog are set to go completely digital on Friday, The Associated Press reported. The Obama administration pushed back the original Feb. 17 deadline for the conversion after funding ran out for the $40 coupons that the government offered to help people buy converter boxes for older televisions. But now the country is much better prepared than it was in February, although officials said they still expect some confusion...

2009-05-12 12:30:00

Zenith's ConnectYourBox.com and ConecteSuConvertidor.com Offer Simple Advice on Connecting Converter Boxes to Analog TVs and VCRs WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With only one month to go until full-power analog TV broadcasters across the nation go all-digital, people are starting to realize that it's not just their old analog TVs that will be affected by the transition but their trusty VCRs, too. How to keep your VCR running in the digital age is just one of many questions answered...

2009-03-19 07:00:00

158 TV stations have been cleared by regulators around the country to shut down their analog broadcast signals before June 12, when the remaining full-power stations will end theirs. The majority of the stations going early are in smaller markets and do not broadcast any of the four major commercial networks.  However, NBC and ABC affiliations in Denver are shutting down their analog broadcast on April 16. Last Tuesday, the list was released by the Federal Communications Commission. Over...

2009-03-03 06:30:00

Even though digital television signals are more efficient than analog signals, many Americans who have taken the necessary steps to ensure they are ready for the switch are still finding it hard to get good reception. Millions of Americans will receive more channels than before when they switch to digital, but many others are learning that the channels they once had with analog aren't coming in on their converter boxes or digital TV sets. Henry Vanderpool, a beekeeper who lives outside...

2009-02-02 17:50:00

March Issue Features Advice to Help Consumers Sort Out Confusion About the Transition to Digital Television YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the digital television conversion just about two weeks away on Tuesday, February 17th, consumers may still be confused about what they need to ensure that they continue to receive uninterrupted television service. The March issue of Consumer Reports features last-minute advice on what consumers need to know regarding the digital TV...

2009-01-28 15:04:11

The U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday voted against postponing until June the planned Feb. 17 conversion from analog to digital television broadcasting. TV Technology said on its Web site the House vote was 258 in favor and 168 opposed, however, the vote fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to pass the legislation. The Senate Monday approved a measure to delay the transition for four months to give people more time to prepare for the switch by buying new television sets,...

2009-01-09 09:47:00

DETROIT, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Commissioner Michael Copps along with Congressman John Conyers (D-15th) will be on hand at a Town Hall meeting to be held at Wayne County Community College's down town campus at 1001 W. Fort St. on Monday January 12th at 11:00 AM. The Michigan Association of Broadcasters and local television stations will co-host the event. The meeting is free to the public and will include a demonstration on how to hook up a...

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