Comparison between standard-definition & hi-definition film scan of 16mm film
This clip offers a comparison in picture quality between a standard-definition, interlaced film scan (at 720x480 pixel resolution) and a hi-definition, progressive film scan (at 2048x1556 pixel resolution). The same KPIX-TV 16mm positive reversal newsfilm footage from December 22nd 1971 was used for this demonstration, featuring sequences from the premiere of Dirty Harry at Loews Theater in San Francisco.
The screen has been split, with the left hand side featuring a Standard-definition (SD), interlaced capture and the right hand side featuring a Hi-definition (HD), progressive capture. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
- Type of material
- archival newsfilm
- 16mm color, co-magnetic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to
- CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Date aired
- Originally aired on