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  • v. Present participle of upconvert.


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  • I imagine that the recent failures in upconverting had a lot to do with the quick turnaround, but Lucasfilm has, by some reports, been working on this conversion for the last 5 years, and we're still 2 years away from seeing the first one.

    Bryan Young: Star Wars in 3D!

  • The result: a 5 percent uptick in upconverting DVD player sales in the first quarter of 2008, compared to same quarter a year ago, and a 39 percent decline in players that don’t have that feature.

    Blu-ray: The Future Has Been Delayed - Bits Blog -

  • Though Blu-ray manufacturers may be reluctant to cut prices further on their players after a brutal battle, analysts believe that Blu-ray won't take off in earnest until prices for players are closer to so-called upconverting DVD players -- which include technology that enhances the images from regular DVDs on high-definition television sets.

    As Toshiba Surrenders,

  • If you watch standard DVDs on our players, the images are of very high quality because they include an "upconverting" feature.

    Toshiba's Plan for Life After HD DVD

  • And "upconverting" DVD players that cost less than $100 can boost the image quality to a level that many consumers would be hard-pressed to distinguish from Blu-ray.

    Retailers Slash Blu-Ray Player Prices

  • Such "upconverting" DVD players can be purchased for less than $80.

    Sony Gears Up for Holidays

  • Get an "upconverting" player and connect it to an HDTV with high-def video cables, and you'll have a risk-free solution with video quality that falls short of what's capable, but which should also be good enough for most people.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Discovery is also looking at "upconverting" some of the shows in its vast library to 3D, just as the majors are doing with classic pic titles.

  • A bunch of other movies have been remastered to the IMAX format, which sounds like it's something similar to "upconverting" SD video to HD, but the new Batman is the first one to have sequences shot using actual IMAX cameras.


  • Some features, such as video upconverting on DVD and Blu-ray players, work only via HDMI outputs.

    Goodbye, HD component video: Hollywood hastens the 'analog sunset'


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