Conclusion: By the end of 2004, there were changes visible on the horizon for DVD. The proliferation of HDTV's was creating a growing interest in players capable of upscaling video from DVD's to HD resolution, and the impending HD optical disc format war (Blu-Ray vs. HD-DVD) was little more than a year away.
Excerpt: I recently purchased a Vizio 50" plasma TV that has an HDMI hookup option. The issue is that I hooked up both component-video and HDMI cables from my hi-def cable box, as well as the Denon DVD-2910 (remember that one?
Excerpt: Introduction In this day and age, it seems everyone, short of your immediate family, is manufacturing a DVD player. However, with so many manufacturers throwing their hats into the ring, it can become somewhat daunting as to which player to buy.