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** SES Astra Announces High Definition Specifications and Timetable **

Discussion in 'Televisions' started by StooMonster, Jun 23, 2004.

  1. StooMonster

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    I know that Starburst posted a link to this...

    We all know that 720p50 means 50 full progressive frames per second, but does anyone know what they mean by 1080i25? Is this 25 frames per second, but interlaced into 50 fields per second? Surely it has to be because how can one divide 25 into two 12.5 frames?

    Also, standard interfaces for peripheral equipment? Is that analogue component and/or HDMI? Anyone care to speculate.

    Also, see mention of MPEG4.

    Interesting times ahead.

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    They mean 1080i50Hz. 50 interlaced half frames make up 25 whole frames.
     
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    Sky Movies broadcast in that format and I would sign up immediately. :)

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    Yep, 25 frames into 50hz with interlacing is 25 fps.
     

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