With the impending switch to digital television next year, many of us are probably thinking of getting a new TV although, it is not required I think, if you have the box. But what is digital television, exactly? And how does it correlate to high definition TV?
Digital TV, is simply the transmission of television images and sound digitally. It improves analog transmission as shown by the clearer signals with less noise and static. At present, the analog transmission standard has only one level of resolution which provides one level picture quality. Digital TV on the other hand, offers several levels that provide differing amount of results.