For personal content captured on a HDV camcorder, the BD drive is optimized for keeping the video in the native HDV 1080i
for playback on home players compatible with BD-AV format and PCs with BD drives installed.
Samsung also unveiled, in its projection television line, two HDTV- ready sets, a 52-inch and a 61-inch capable of 1080i
Consumer demand for higher definition is gaining momentum in set-top box and DVD/Blu-ray platforms, with 1080i
high definition (HD) capability expected to be included in up to 50 percent of set-top boxes in 2011, according to major set top-box manufacturers.
In addition to recording HDV format to tape, it can output uncompressed 1080i
HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M) or SD-SDI (SMPTE 259M) video via its Professional Jack Pack and has adjustable frame rates, two built-in digital still cameras, Total Image Control of more than 23 variables of the video image (all independently adjustable), and a genuine Canon 20x zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilization for superior image capture.
In addition to recording HDV format to tape, the device can output uncompressed 1080i
HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M) or SD-SDI (SMPTE 259M) video via its Professional Jack Pack.
The BDZ-S77 has a built-in BS Digital television tuner that lets the machine record two hours of programs in both 1080i
and 720p and, if you're quick, you can snap one up in stores such as Yodobashi or Bic Camera in Shinjuku for under [yen] 400,000 yen (the manufacturer's suggested retail price is [yen] 450,000).
The video-enhanced projector is HDTV compatible, automatically resizing 1080i
and 720p images for 16:9 wide-aspect display; 480p, 480i and 625i component video signals and S-Video can also be displayed in either 4:3 or 16:9.
Toshiba's IK-HR1D is an affordable, 1-piece CMOS high definition camera, with a selectable output between 1080p and 1080i