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#62761 14-Jun-2010 14:57
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For those who were wondering, Uncle Bernie won't be showing F1 in HD for a couple of years: http://hd.engadget.com/2010/06/13/f1-boss-ecclestone-says-no-high-definition-feed-until-2012/.

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NindianZ
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  #341547 14-Jun-2010 15:02
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ARGH. I love Formula 1. Imagine how awesome it would be in HD with 5.1 surround sound. The engine noise!

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  #341564 14-Jun-2010 15:45
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Nascar in HD with 5.1 is excellent - although I prefer the v8 sound to the whine of the v10/v12s of formula 1.




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  #341586 14-Jun-2010 16:30
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davidcole: Nascar in HD with 5.1 is excellent - although I prefer the v8 sound to the whine of the v10/v12s of formula 1.

Hmmm, F1 are V8 

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  #341678 14-Jun-2010 19:50
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I think it's about time that F1 had a good look at themselves and got rid of all these air-heads running the show. High Definition is obviously the way of the future, and will become 'standard' in the future. Its a known as a rich mans sport but with a poor mans broadcast. Europe has a huge following of the F1, so i'm not quite sure how many people need to watch it for it to be broadcast in HD?? 6 Billion???

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  #341681 14-Jun-2010 19:54
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plod:
davidcole: Nascar in HD with 5.1 is excellent - although I prefer the v8 sound to the whine of the v10/v12s of formula 1.

Hmmm, F1 are V8 


orly, shows how much attention I've paid F1 over the last few years then. Bugger all.  I prefer the throaty sound  of the v8s over the whine of the formula 1.  Is that better?




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  #342051 15-Jun-2010 18:55
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davidcole:
plod:
davidcole: Nascar in HD with 5.1 is excellent - although I prefer the v8 sound to the whine of the v10/v12s of formula 1.

Hmmm, F1 are V8 


orly, shows how much attention I've paid F1 over the last few years then. Bugger all.  I prefer the throaty sound  of the v8s over the whine of the formula 1.  Is that better?

Yes, had to find something to post 

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  #342971 18-Jun-2010 12:07
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Didn't they have 3D camera mounted on some cars at a recent grand prix?

I don't really watch the motor racing, but always thought F1 would have been in HD.
3D without HD seems to miss the point somewhat.


 
 
 
 


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  #342986 18-Jun-2010 12:27
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3D cameras at the moment do not have the capability to focus manually ? it can only be done with a tape measure from a set distance. So if a car is just one metre off-line, the 3D footage will be totally out of focus ? which isn't much use for a fast-paced sport like F1.

"I think the move from SD to HD is a very small step because the camera functionality and technology is relatively similar, you are just dealing with a lot more data with the image," said Barratt.

"When you move to 3D it is a completely different world, because it involves very different technology, very different camera skills, and it is a completely different art form that is going to take a while for people to perfect. At the speeds of F1 it is going to be a very complex task.

"Some day it will come, but the cameras have to come first and then I think the sports coverage can come second. Then remember that F1 has different cameras in F1 compared to other sports."


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  #351466 14-Jul-2010 16:28
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davidcole: Nascar in HD with 5.1 is excellent - although I prefer the v8 sound to the whine of the v10/v12s of formula 1.


NASCAR in 5.1 sounds great.  But as far as I know, Sky NZ only get the 2 channel audio?

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