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Philips Ultra Widescreen Cinema 21:9 HDTV 10 years 6 months ago #368184

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Oomba;368053 wrote:
I don't like it, widescreen is too wide for the height as it is. Why can't we watch a big high definition square?
I'm with you on this one.
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Philips Ultra Widescreen Cinema 21:9 HDTV 10 years 6 months ago #368201

Oomba;368053 wrote:
I don't like it, widescreen is too wide for the height as it is. Why can't we watch a big high definition square?
How is it too wide? We as humans see things in a "widescreen" perspective, so a rectangular viewing area feels more natural to us. And they tried big HD squares, those things FAILED.
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Philips Ultra Widescreen Cinema 21:9 HDTV 10 years 6 months ago #368215

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Violence in HD;368201 wrote:
How is it too wide? We as humans see things in a "widescreen" perspective, so a rectangular viewing area feels more natural to us. And they tried big HD squares, those things FAILED.
okay squinty eyes
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Philips Ultra Widescreen Cinema 21:9 HDTV 10 years 6 months ago #368217

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no, he's right. we do view everything in "widescreen". our eyes lay horizontal on our face. we don't have 4 eyes setup in a square, we have two next to each other.which is why widescreen is just the natural viewing shape.and ViH isn't asian, so...
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Philips Ultra Widescreen Cinema 21:9 HDTV 10 years 6 months ago #368221

Just get a projector if you don't want black bars.
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Philips Ultra Widescreen Cinema 21:9 HDTV 10 years 6 months ago #368225

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Whats the aspect ratio of those IMAX screens?Are they also 21:9 or more?
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Philips Ultra Widescreen Cinema 21:9 HDTV 10 years 6 months ago #368230

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TigerClaw;368225 wrote:
Whats the aspect ratio of those IMAX screens?Are they also 21:9 or more?
IMAX is 1.44:1
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