Why a digital conversion?
While all-digital is not the perfect system, it is a great leap forward for American television technology, says Tewfik. For the government it opens up needed frequency space and allows a more efficient transmission of information. On the consumer side it will provide a variety of benefits, including improved video and audio quality. Tewfik can also discuss the politics behind the conversion.
To interview this expert, contact the University News Service, (612) 624-5551.