Ultimate TV and Home Cinema Display Guide

Save $100s when buying your next LCD, Plasma or OLED television by learning all about the Technology behind them
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

TVs, Home Cinema and Digital Displays are getting more and more advanced every year and new technologies constantly appear like Plasma, OLED, 4K, 3D and Virtual Reality. Choosing the best TV for yourself could be a difficult task as it's easy to spend money on features you don't really need.

TV manufacturers want you to buy the largest and most expensive TV so understanding what you are paying for can save you a lot of money. Make sure you only buy that 4K TV if you really need it!

This course will teach you all about these technologies from the basics to help you understand the benefits of every single feature. Next time you visit your electronic store you will be able to make a choice that best suite your requirements and living room.

In this course you will:

  • Understand what the ultimate visual experience is
  • Look at the history of TVs, monitors and mobile phone displays
  • Learn about pixels, pixel arrays and LCD, Plasma and OLED panel types
  • Learn about IPS and TN panels, LED backlighting and black levels
  • Understand the difference between 720p, 1080p, Full HD, 4K, 8K
  • Look at the different TV sizes and how it affects your field of view
  • Understand what HFR video is and wether you should buy Active or Passive 3D
  • Learn about Virtual Reality
  • Be able to calculate the perfect TV size, resolution and viewing distance combination for your own living room

What are the requirements?

  • Interest in television or films and eagerness to learn about the technology behind the perfect picture quality

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will fully understand LCD, Plasma and OLED TVs and tell which one is better and why
  • You will learn about pixels, resolution, density, 720p, HD, 4K and much more
  • You will be able to calculate if you should invest into a 4K TV or if it's a waste of money for your specific setup
  • You will be able to calculate the perfect viewing distance, TV screen size and resolution combination for your own living room
  • You will be able to comfortable choose your next TV and save a lot of money
  • You will learn about the latest trends including 3D and Virtual Reality
  • You will see the first ever TVs and how they evolved in the 20th century

What is the target audience?

  • People looking at buying their next TV who don't know where to start
  • Anyone trying to buy the best TV possible that perfectly suite their requirements and budget
  • Who don't want to spend $100s on technology they don't need or buy a TV that's too small or too large

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: The ultimate visual experience
Goals, plans and course overview
01:57
The ultimate visual experience
02:02
Section 2: History
First TVs in the 1920s
02:22
Cathode Ray Tube TVs
04:02
Liquid Crystal Displays
04:49
History Quiz
4 questions
Section 3: Modern picture quality
Modern display technologies
01:05
Pixels and pixel arrays
02:48
LCD pixels and panel types
04:14
Plasma TVs
03:18
OLED TVs
01:13
Conclusion
01:34
Picture Quality Quiz
9 questions
Section 4: Resolution
Where did we come from?
04:54
Pixel density
02:50
The resolution war
07:19
Resolution Quiz
6 questions
Section 5: Size
The size war
04:06
Field of view
03:50
Virtual Reality
01:51
Size Quiz
2 questions
Section 6: Refresh rate
High frame rate video
02:20
Section 7: 3D
Active and Passive 3D
03:33
Section 8: Conclusion, planning and purchasing
Reviewing the ultimate visual experience
02:32
Calculate the ideal screen
02:40
Looking at the market
06:16
Final thoughts
01:20
Conclusion Quiz
3 questions

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Instructor Biography

Mate Marschalko, Creative Technologist and Web Developer

Mate is a Senior Creative Technologist and Web Developer with over 10 years of professional experience in the industry from London, United Kingdom. He's passionate about electronics, hardware projects, tech toys, and also JavaScript and Web Technologies. He's always keen to play with, talk and teach people about the most cutting edge technologies.

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