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/ 11 March 2008

Mere high-definition TV could soon be lo-tech

If you have just blown the budget on a new high-definition TV, look away now. Japanese broadcasters and the BBC are working on a system 33 times more detailed than the best sets on the market. The BBC plans to use the technology, named Super Hi-Vision, to screen coverage of the 2012 Olympics on big screens in city centres across Britain.