I set out below an extract from a Philips Press Release regarding new LCOS products for 2004. I would like to hear from HiDef knowledgeable folk with regard to their opinions as to if this product is likely to give a better image than the latest Pioneer 50" HiDef plasma. thanks Philips 44-inch LCOS TV Philips new 44-inch LCOS televisions elevate picture quality to the next level providing unsurpassed natural colors and picture sharpness in a short-depth, low-weight design. Featuring a warm silver finish, the new LCOS televisions include a matching base that can easily hold additional audio and video components. With outstanding high definition resolution (1280 x 720 pixels), the new LCOS televisions include Philips Digital Natural MotionTM and Digital Crystal ClearTM technology for enhanced viewing. Digital Natural Motion is a unique and highly advanced processor calculating motion trajectories of moving picture elements, correcting jerky movement in both studio programs and movies. Digital Crystal Clear technology utilizes Dynamic ContrastTM, SVM, digital comb filter, 9-bit processing, luminance enhancements and color enhancements to create a crisp and natural picture from any type, or quality of source.