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Old May 18 2011, 06:21 PM   #110
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Re: Rumor: TNG-HD is a-coming

Some interesting info on HD/35mm film...while 35mm is indeed superior in pixels this will not necessarily always be so, HD is a relatively NEW technology, first being used in 2000 in Japan so we can expect it to improve, but in terms of TV viewing of course, its a huge improvement. The line between the actual quality of the differing pixels in 35mm and HD is already blurring because the "perceived" picture we see is based on lines, not pixels, and audiences and experts alike already can't tell the difference. Add to this, the resolution for HD has now reached 4,250 lines! Well above what we see on or tvs now.

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