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

  • From: Kon Wilms <kon@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 10:00:20 -0700

Theaterwide1. Guess it is non-linear. Still, the vertical clipping is 
what does the trick.


John Golitsis wrote:
> 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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