The NTSC or 480i
screen was nearly square (an aspect ratio of 4:3).
In addition, 480p, 480i
and 625i component video signals and S-Video can be displayed in either 4:3 or 16:9 ratio.
Progressive scanning delivers a picture in 480p resolution, which is clearer than the 480i
image provided by interlaced scanning (all DVD players now on the U.S.
The next-generation console is expected to include Near FIeld Communication and features video outputs of 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i
. A multi-core microprocessor, allegedly a custom 45nm chip with embedded DRAM, will power the device (http://wiiuspecs.com/specs/) according to WiiUSpecs.com .
The box is capable of streaming in 1080i, but for now it delivers images in 480i
. Although it's been marketed as The Netflix Player (Netflix owns a minority stake in Roku), the box can stream from other services, including those that adopt an advertising model.
Since many consumers own extensive DVD movie libraries, the BDP-S350 incorporates Sony's new Precision Cinema HD Upscale technology that converts standard-definition signals (480i
) to 1080p and outputs a full HD equivalent resolution signal to 1080p TVs via HDMI.
Specifically, Edgewater Networks has certified the Aastra models 9112i, 9133i, 480i
CT, 53i, 55i, 57i and 57i CT for Plug & Dial operation.