[opendtv] Re: Why Europe should choose 720P for HDTV

  • From: "John Shutt" <shuttj@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 09:50:40 -0500

3 out of 4 programs on PBS's HD schedule are actually widescreen SD 
upconverted to 1080i.  The difference is very noticeable.

John Shutt

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Doug McDonald" <mcdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

>> Just because we couldn't see it on almost all current displays (1080i or
>>   720p fixed) doesn't mean we shouldn't do it.
> That last is false ... it CAN be easily seen, and noticed,
> as it is actually AVAILABLE TODAY, almost every day. It
> is visible on Fox OTA TV. It is clearly inferior to true HD 720p.

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