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  • This device may or may not upscale your Wii's output

    This device may or may not upscale your Wii's output

    Well here's another wacky Japanese gadget that you'll forget about before the end of the day. I say that not because it's junk, but because it's so niche you'll be like “Oh, wow. Now what am I going to eat for lunch?” It's the Castrade CG-USC02HD, and, nearest I can tell from Google's translation robot, it upscales your video game consoles' output. Read More

  • Sony Japan rolls out 8 new Blu-ray recorders/players with new upscaling technology

    Sony Japan rolls out 8 new Blu-ray recorders/players with new upscaling technology

    Sony Japan held a press conference today in Tokyo to unveil a total of 6 new Blu-ray recorders [JP] and 2 Blu-ray players [JP], which will become available in Nippon in the next few weeks (no word about markets outside Japan yet). 7 of these 8 models are equipped with Sony’s new CREAS chip, which upscales 8/10-bit TVs to 14-bit through SBMV (Super Bit Mapping for Video). First, the… Read More

  • DVDO EDGE upscales everything to 1080p just for you

    DVDO EDGE upscales everything to 1080p just for you

    DVDO has a rich heritage of fine upscalers and the companies latest is hopefully isn’t different. The EDGE takes video via six HDMI 1.3a ports, two component, one composite, or S-Vid inputs and does some internal scaling wizardry, only to send the now 1080p image over two of HDMI 1.3a outputs. If you have scoffed at scalers in the past, these are the real deal my friend. I have spent a… Read More