HDTV Ready is a screen that will allow you to watch television with clear sharp pictures. HDTV twill have from 720 to 1080 lines to produce a picture. Most HD resolutions are either 720 (progressive) or 1080 (interlaced). These are often broken down to 720p, 1080i or 1080p. 1080p is consider to produce the better picture quality.
HD Television is being slowly rolled out is the UK with the BBC HD service along with ITV. SKY television provide a their own HD service with an additional payment of £10 per mouth and you will require the SKY HD receiver which will set you back around £49. SKY currently have 33 HD Channels available for viewers.
The other way you can currently watch HD programmes is to obtain a Blu-ray play. This HD disc was created by the Sony Corporation to before the next format after DVD. HD DVD format was also release by Toshiba to create a format war, but this was end by Toshiba in 2008.