Upconverting DVD player offers consumers 1080p output

While the Blu-ray and HD-DVD camps battle it out for dominance as the next-generation optical format, Oppo Digital has come to market with a DVD player it says will upconvert SD DVDs to 1080p HD.

Consumer electronics manufacturer OPPO Digital has announced the DV-981HD, a DVD player that it says will upconvert SD video to 1080p HD television. The player also upconverts to other output resolutions, including 480p/576p, 720p and 1080i.

The product includes an HDMI output and DCDi by Faroudja video processing technology. It also plays high-resolution audio formats, such as DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD (SACD).

For more information, visit www.oppodigital.com