Broadcast in HD from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 10, the 50th annual Grammy Awards looked very sharp — literally as well as figuratively. “I feel sorry for anyone not looking at it in HD now,” says lighting designer Bob Dickinson, noting that there are two lines on the monitor that indicate the limitations of standard definition TV. “You see a lot more scenically, as well,” he notes. “Those watching in HD can see the seams in the set and the cables on the floor, so ...

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