[opendtv] Re: 2.35:1 on 16:9 screen (was: Mobile TV coming of age)

  • From: "John Golitsis" <john@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 12:46:13 -0400

Is this on their DVD players?  There's no such stretch on their TVs.
Toshiba widescreen TVs offer:

TheaterWide1: minor vertical 'zoom' plus non-linear horizontal stretch
TheaterWide2: standard 25% vertical & horizontal zoom
TheaterWide3: moderate vertical 'zoom' plus non-linear horizontal stretch
Full: 25% linear horizontal stretch

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kon Wilms" <kon@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> BTW while on the subject of scaling, I wish more manufacturers would
> adopt the 4x3 to 16x9 scale mode that toshiba uses, whereby 10 pixels
> are 'cut' from the top and bottom of the 4x3 picture and a linear
> stretch applied to the horizontal axis. It (almost) eliminates the
> fishbowl effect. Perhaps they have a patent on this method, who knows.

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