The original HDTV technology offers vertical resolution that ranges from 720 lines with progressive scanning (720p) to 1080 lines with interlaced scanning (1080i).
Full HDTV provides 1080 lines with progressive scanning (sometimes referred to as 1080p). In these specifications, the numeral indicates the number of horizontal lines in the complete raster, the p stands for progressive scanning (where each scan displays every line in the image raster sequentially from top to bottom), and the i stands for interlaced scanning (where each scan displays alternate lines in the image raster, and two complete scans are therefore required to display the entire image).
Progressive scanning is considered superior to interlaced scanning for full-motion video displays, because there is less jitter, particularly for the portrayal of objects that move diagonally or vertically across the screen. The improvement is especially noticeable for fast-moving images, typical of television and DVD programs. Another advantage of progressive scanning is the fact that it is required for satisfactory video on TV sets that use micro displays, plasma displays, or liquid-crystal display (LCD) flat panels, all of which are becoming increasingly popular. The improved image quality afforded by full HDTV is well suited to the extra-large-screen displays used in home theater systems.
The information you have got from above you still can’t decided which type TV should you buy? You still doubt with weather all the video can be played on the big screen HDTV? Here recommend you a professional tool, Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac(review). with it, all kinds of video can be imported or transfer to the TV you will get. It enables you to convert any video to Ultra HD TV format. You can freely play video taken by camcorders, cameras, and mobile phones on all TVs.
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Steps of Convert Any video on TV on Mac
Step 1. Run Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac. Click "Add Video" button, load them to the converter.
Step 2. Select the items to be converted, and click on "Format" bar.
Here I would recommend you select H.265 format which can keep the high definition of the source video.
Step 3. Click "Settings" button, then you will be able to adjust audio and video parameters on the popup window to customize the output file quality, these adjustable parameters include codec name, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel.
Tips: To maintain original HD quality, you may set "original" in the fields of "Size", "Bitrate" and "Frame rate".
Step 4. Click the "Convert" button to start converting any video into Ultra HD video. After conversion you can click the "Open" and transfer to TV for watching.
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