Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


3 posts

Wannabe Geek


Topic # 119042 18-May-2013 09:22
Send private message

Noticed that since they've changed the numbering and added Sky Sports 4, they have stopped saying whether each program on any of the sports channels is in HD or not.
Does this mean that they are all now in HD?
Previously it was included in the description whether it was in HD, whereas now it doesn't mention it at all.
That would lead me to assume that everything is in HD, but I am inclined to think that's a little naive.

.

Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic
246 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 29


  Reply # 821653 18-May-2013 16:41
Send private message

Yes, they are all HD now.



3 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 821659 18-May-2013 17:33
Send private message

but is every program on each of the 4 channels in HD?
I would think they would get programs that were not in HD - there certainly were programs (and repeats) on sky sports channels 1-3 before May 1st that were not in HD. Has that changed now?
Seems unlikely that before May 1st they received everything in HD, then down-scaled some things on channels 1-3 to SD for broadcast. Or was that the case?

611 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 44

Trusted

  Reply # 821706 18-May-2013 19:21
Send private message

The HD picture is decent going... I do think ESPN HD does have the best out the lot.




The little things make the biggest difference.

1261 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 195


  Reply # 821739 18-May-2013 20:25
Send private message

There's a HD logo in top right of program name when press "i" twice on remote.

At moment 8.25pm Saturday there's no HD sign on netball, channel 53, the cricket ipl one after it, but there is on the cricket game after that.

Looking through it though most sports are HD.

2653 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 223

Trusted

  Reply # 821769 18-May-2013 22:09
Send private message

Rugby channel is now the only sports channel left with no HD version.

533 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 41


  Reply # 822227 20-May-2013 08:53
Send private message

It is that all channels are broadcast in HD if the feed is HD. Previously the highlights channel was only in SD and when they showed live sports on there the picture was in SD. The final of the big bash league being a classic example.

There are still somethings shown in SD as they are filmed in SD. This includes things such as the netball which was in Invercargill and the channel 9 league show. Just as an aside the actual league games from Australia are recorded in HD but only shown in SD on Channel 9 in Australia as by law Channel 9 can only broadcast in SD. Because of this it is why the channel 9 league show is in SD.

In NZ you will notice that ITM cup games from places such as Invercargill, Blenheim and Nelson are always in SD this is because they don't send a HD unit there.


Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07


All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks arrives on Amazon Prime Video
Posted 2-Jun-2018 16:21


Innovation Grant, High Tech Awards and new USA office for Kiwi tech company SwipedOn
Posted 1-Jun-2018 20:54


Commerce Commission warns Apple for misleading consumers about their rights
Posted 30-May-2018 13:15


IBM leads Call for Code to use cloud, data, AI, blockchain for natural disaster relief
Posted 25-May-2018 14:12


New FUJIFILM X-T100 aims to do better job than smartphones
Posted 24-May-2018 20:17


Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Posted 24-May-2018 19:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.