Sunday, December 7, 2008

Broadcom Develops Resolution Boost for Viewing Web-Content on Big TVs

Broadcom is developing a "super resolution" technology for digital televisions (DTVs) that allows low resolution videos from the Internet, as well as standard definition (SD) content, such as standard DVDs, to be converted to high resolution for optimal viewing on large screen high definition televisions. TV manufacturers could use the technology to significantly enhance the quality of low resolution Internet content..

Broadcom said the technical benefits associated with this technology include increased spatial resolution, additional fine detail, sharpened details with less blurriness and reduced artifacts such as jagged edges and flickering lines. The result is better quality Internet, online and SD video viewed on large screen TVs, thereby significantly improving the viewing experience.