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Sony's V-Compression

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sfalcon    0

I'm thinking of getting this TV. I asked a sales guy to explain V-compression and how it displays widescreen content on a 4:3 television. He didn't have a very clear answer for me. How does it work?

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dreamthief    0

Technically how or how as in briefly layman's term?

Well all i can tell you is, there's a software, algorithm that actually enlarges the widescreen to a 4:3 ratio. Tries to maintain the quality as to not being pixelated. However if you notice properly, side edges seen on widescreen, would not be visible on 4:3 format. In a way, it zooms into the screen.

If you are familar with editing tools like Photoshop, it's like cropping and zooming at the same time.

Technically how, well you could try asking those engineers in Sony or search through google. :p

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sfalcon    0

So basically it's the same as watching a fullscreen version? I probably won't use this feature unless there's very little noticeable degradation in picture quality.

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bangbang023    31
Technically how or how as in briefly layman's term?

Well all i can tell you is, there's a software, algorithm that actually enlarges the widescreen to a 4:3 ratio. Tries to maintain the quality as to not being pixelated. However if you notice properly, side edges seen on widescreen, would not be visible on 4:3 format. In a way, it zooms into the screen.

If you are familar with editing tools like Photoshop, it's like cropping and zooming at the same time.

Technically how, well you could try asking those engineers in Sony or search through google. :p

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That's wrong. V Compression is a feature in which, on widescreen content, where the whole screen isn't used, scanlines aren't used in the nonpicture areas (the black area), thus, supposedly, giving a better picture.

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