PALplus

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PALplus

  1. An enhanced version of the PAL TV system capable of transmitting pictures in the 16:9 widescreen format.
    • 1997, Helen S. Wallace, Alasdair R. Young, Participation and Policy-Making in the European Union, page 192
      The manager in charge of Philips's R&D on PALplus was extremely unpopular with the HD-MAC team.
    • 2001, Jerry C. Whitaker, DTV Handbook: The Revolution in Digital Video, page 524
      Parallel development efforts were conducted to implement an extended 16:9 aspect ratio PAL-compatible signal, referred to as PALplus.
    • 2004, Keith Jack, Video Demystified: A Handbook for the Digital Engineer, page 308
      PALplus […] is the result of a cooperative project. […]. By 1995 they wanted to provide an Enhanced Definition Television system (EDTV) compatible with exisitng receivers. PALplus has been transmitted by a few broadcasters since 1994.

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