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Why did DW convert to the 16 : 9 wide-screen format?

The 16 : 9 wide-screen format was introduced because it more closely fits the field of vision and viewing habits of the human eye more closely than the previous 4 : 3 picture format.

The wide-screen format accounts for the fact that the human eye is more active horizontally than vertically.
In addition to the technical and physiological reasons, there are also artistic and image design reasons for broadcasting television productions in a wide-screen format.

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