MPEG2/MPEG4 and HD

Discussion in 'General TV Discussions Forum' started by Trumper1, Apr 22, 2005.

  1. Trumper1

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    A very simple question.

    I think that Sky (and others) will be using MPEG4 for its HD service which is meant to be a much better algorythem (I don't think that is spelt right). Does this have implications for the LCD panels to be bought or is it the case that the set top box decodes the mpeg4 therefore it doesn't matter?

    Or put another way, will todays LCD panels display a mpeg4 signal.
     
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    Hi,

    The encoding of the signal does not effect if or how a screen displays the picture. As you rightly say, it will be the set-top box that does the decoding, and will just output the standard hidef signal used (whatever that will be).

    Cheers

    Rob
     

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