There are many issues to consider when displaying an image that was originally produced in one aspect ratio, stored and transmitted in another, and ultimately displayed in a third. Unintended geometric distortions of the displayed image can occur if not processed properly. But, with knowledge of the image?s format and the targeted display, an intelligent video scaler can easily produce the desired results ? and ultimately, an enhanced viewing experience.
Once this camera is in place and cellphone service has been arranged, one may view images directly by email or MMS/SMS messaging to your cellphone. The camera may also be instructed to upload (email or MMS) images upon motion detection or when the ambient temperature moves out of a designated range.
The concept of a nanotube TV will give you image quality similar to CRTs (cathode ray tubes), and the best image quality is still found on CRT-TVs.
Am I getting old? - Have my kids made me senile? How did I lose a 3,000+ pound brightly painted obje
Using basic technology, no cord, no batteries, no Global Positioning System (GPS), high impact plastic, a metal ring and a few pictures, these scientists have developed the C-Car car-finding keychain ? it?s embarrassingly simple.
Introducing a new category of home automation appliance: wireless health dashboards Like a weather station, the Dashboard is modular, and comes in various sizes and configurations. Typically it has between 2 and 5 meters or 4"x4" mini-screens. Each meter displays trends in information about four categories that are relevant to your health: 1) aspects of your environment that influence your health, 2) trends about your body, and 3) a log of health-related behaviors.
When connecting multiple speakers to an amplifier, it's important to stay above the amp's minimum load requirements. Going below an impedance rating can overheat or even damage the amplifier. Fortunately, stereo volume controls with selectable impedance matching provide this means for protection.
DVI comes in two ?classes?: single and dual link. Just to make things interesting, it is also important to note that DVI comes in three different ?formats?: DVI-D (digital only), DVI-I (digital and analog), and the so-called DVI-A (analog only).
It's possible to bridge the gap between space-consuming home theater systems and no outboard speakers at all.
Familiarity with the options available on contemporary components will allow you to make an informed decision and, when all is said and done, end up with a home theater or music system that provides the level of performance and convenience you envisioned.
Before you make the final decision of what to buy you must be satisfied with three important elements: price, technical support both during and after the sale, and product performance.
The possibilities are endless. You may want the family portrait, a brick fireplace, or an aquarium in front of that TV. Perhaps you mounted the marlin you caught off the coast last season or finally framed the autographed baseballs you collected since you were eight years old and didn't have the perfect place to display them. Now you do!
The National Electrical Code requires that AFCIs be used to protect circuits in residential bedrooms for all new construction. The same protection can be gained in older homes by having them installed on some, or all, of your home's circuits.
TIVO is the most well known basic PVR and they got there by licensing the service to other vendors in the field ... mainly Sony and Philips.
The Art Frame requires no tools at all to install. The frame simply snaps onto the 30-inch LCD TV, and is easily removed for cleaning purposes.
How wonderful to be in a world where the artist and the engineer together can bring us closer to the things we love, like music and movies.
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Custom scenes (connecting up to 250 switches) in your living, family or great room, kitchen, study, master bedroom/bathroom, and office. Turn off all lights in your home at the touch of a button. Automatically (Timer Scheduler) turn on/off outdoor security lights, heating and AC, or provide night light convenience anywhere in your home. From creating a virtual 3 way switch anywhere in your home, to turning a group of lights when your garage door is opened, door bell or phone rings.