Sagem has announced the arrival of two new upscaling Digital TV recorders - the 67320T Eco and 67500T Eco.
Sony has issued a free firmware update for its PlayTV device, which turns the recorder into an SD upscaler.
Want to upscale your existing SD video? CyberLink believes that its new TrueTheater PC software is the best technology in town, capable of buffing up DVD video to near-HD quality.
If you've ever watched an upscaled DVD movie, you'll know they can look great, but also that there's something decidedly odd about the picture quality at times.
Toshiba may have lost out with HD DVD, but thankfully it hasn't forgotten the key role it played in DVD's development. A decade after its UK launch, the format remains the default carrier for movies. Most of us, then, will appreciate the Japanese giant's research into improving playback quality.
Not ones to let a Blu-ray beating get them down, Toshiba has announced the release of a new DVD upscaler, the XD-E500 – and with it new upscaling technology.