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Licence to thrill

Licence to thrill

作者:宗傲  时间:2019-03-07 03:11:07  人气:

By Barry Fox FROM this week, well-heeled gadget fans will be able to buy a home-cinema system that lets them watch the astonishingly high-quality pictures that till now have stayed locked inside DVD movie discs. But Hollywood studio bosses are worried. They see the new system as a pirate’s charter, and have been fighting to keep the pristine digital signal out of consumers’ hands for fear that people will make broadcast-quality copies. DVDs store video as digital code, compressed to the MPEG-2 standard used for digital TV. The data rate varies continually between 3 and 10 megabits per second,