NEC ramps up video conversion technology

Japanese news site, The Nikkei, has reported that NEC is set to unveil a technology that rapidly changes low-resolution analogue video in to HD video. The site, that covers Japanese technology developments, said the NEC solution would be 17 times faster than currently available conventional options.

An example was detailed that suggested the new technology could convert one hour of anologue into HD video in 10 hours.

Current reports say that NEC will improve the technology before offering it to broadcasters and individual users.