Video Pioneers Remember Historic HDTV Debut

Grand Alliance Prototype

Twenty-five years ago this week, the world’s first HDTV¬†broadcast system was unveiled in Las Vegas at the 1995 NAB Show.¬† AGC Systems’ Aldo Cugnini was there, as one of the many engineers who developed the “Grand Alliance” digital HDTV¬†system.¬†¬†Then at Philips, Aldo had a leadership role in the system’s development, which went on to become the ATSC digital television system.

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