The giant Dutch electronics firm Philips has received an order for state-of-the-art digital broadcast gear worth $5 million from the Paramount Stations Group.
This year's Winter Consumer Electronics Show, which closed here Sunday, promised to launch the digital TV age, but the birth of HDTV was upstaged when computer industry heavyweights -- still regarded…
A multinational multicorporation panel convened to design a set of DVD standards to which they will all adhere is going above and beyond the call of duty.
Variety has launched its Internet site --- www.variety.com --- after six months of development.
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. said Thursday it will enter the portable digital videodisc (DVD) market in February with the world's smallest DVD player.
Variety has launched its Internet site -- www.variety.com. The site went wide Jan. 12, offering electronic content in the image of Daily Variety's print edition. Select stories from weekly Variety…
AMC Theaters has reaffirmed its commitment to Sony Cinema Products Corp.'s digital sound technology, inking a four-year pact to acquire a minimum of 1,700 Sony Dynamic Digital Sound playback units.
In order to ensure the future of digital television, cable companies should be required to distribute broadcasters' high-definition television signals, a top government regulator said in a speech at…
LAS VEGAS -- It's full speed ahead for DVD in the homevideo world, several industry chieftains reported at a confab Thursday at the Consumer Electronics Show here.
America Online Inc. announced on Wednesday plans to expand and promote its online service in Germany. AOL Bertelsmann Online GmbH, a joint venture of America Online and Bertelsmann AG, will offer…
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