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Westinghouse Introduces SpineDesign Technology in LCD HDTVs

SpineDesign features cable management, single board design and advanced video processing (December 29, 2005)

Westinghouse Digital's LTV-32w3HD LCD HDTV

Westinghouse Digital's LTV-32w3HD LCD HDTV

Westinghouse Digital Electronics, one of the top five LCD TV manufacturers in the U.S.[1], today announced its new LCD HDTVs, models LTV-27w6HD and LTV-32w3HD, the first to offer the companys innovative SpineDesign, and integrated ATSC and NTSC tuners to display over-the-air high-definition digital signals and standard definition analog signals.

The Westinghouse SpineDesign offers easy access from both sides of the TV ?spine for all of the video source connections offered, including DVD players, personal computers, gaming consoles, satellite and cable boxes, Windows Media Center Edition and more, eliminating cable clutter and keeping cables from view. SpineDesign also incorporates a single board to shorten the signal path from video sources to the panel for outstanding picture quality. These models are enhanced by advanced 10-bit video processing to minimize artifacts for crisp images.

The integrated ATSC and NTSC tuners enable both high definition and standard analog channels to be combined into a single list for the ultimate in convenient viewing, eliminating the need to switch inputs between HD and standard television stations.

?The SpineDesign, integrated ATSC and NTSC tuners, and multiple high-definition video input options demonstrate the Westinghouse commitment to product excellence, said Rey Roque, vice president of marketing at Westinghouse Digital Electronics. ?The technology innovations featured in our new HDTVs enhance consumers digital entertainment experience as well as add a stylish touch to any room, with their sleek, modern design.

The HDTVs also offer an input label function, which enables consumers to identify their input connectors for easy switching between video sources, and the remote control also features three programmable ?hot-keys for fast direct access to favorite channels.

The LTV-27w6HD and LTV-32w3HD feature a stylish black chassis with silver trim and a thin, wall-mountable frame with a detachable pedestal. The 16:9 wide aspect ratio is ideal for viewing HD content. Measuring just 4.4 inches deep and weighing about 30 pounds, the TVs can also easily mount onto a wall.

The 27- and 32-inch models feature a native resolution of 1366x768 with more than one million pixels for outstanding picture quality. The models are available at estimated retail prices of $1,000 for the LTV-27w6HD and $1,299 for the LTV-32w3HD.


Product specifications include:



LTV-27w6HD
* Screen size: 27-inch
* Native resolution: 1366x768
* Aspect ratio: 16:9
* Viewing angle: 176-degree (horizontal)
* 176-degree (vertical)
* Compatible modes: NTSC Cable, HDTV/NTSC terrestrial
* Formats: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i

LTV-32w3HD
* Screen size: 32-inch
* Native resolution: 1366x768
* Aspect ratio: 16:9
* Viewing angle: 176-degree (horizontal)
* 176-degree (vertical)
* Compatible modes: NTSC Cable, HDTV/NTSC terrestrial
* Formats: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i


[1] Among branded LCD TVs reported in iSuppli Television Tracker Q4 2005 and S&A (Shenkan and Associates) November 2005 LCD-TV Tracking Study


About Westinghouse Digital Electronics
Westinghouse Digital Electronics, one of the top five LCD TV manufacturers in the U.S., provides consumers with a full line of innovative LCD displays and other consumer electronic products, delivering the latest digital content for the ultimate entertainment experience. The company has successfully executed its visionary go-to-market strategy of bringing technologically advanced products to mainstream consumers, including LCD TV/DVD combos featuring Pixel Direct technology, video monitors that deliver 1080p resolution, digital photo frames, and HD-Grade computer monitors in both standard aspect and widescreen formats. Westinghouse Digital is dedicated to providing consumers with stylish, feature-rich and high-quality entertainment devices to meet the needs of every household member. Westinghouse products are available nationwide in more than 2,800 consumer electronics retail stores and other resellers.

For more information, please visit www.westinghousedigital.com.


 


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