Originally Posted by renethx
What's that? Looks even worse than 24Hz progressive (24 fps).
He probably means 48i, which is encoded as 24 full images (48 fields). It can be argued if full temporal resolution is better then full spatial resolution... I would probably prefer the real 24p over some 48i bastardization.
However, this is not allowed in the Blu-ray standard anyway.
What they could do is speed it up slightly to get 50i, which is a supported format (Think PAL speed up), however i doubt they would because alot of US TV sets probably lack good 50Hz support.
Wonder if they'll come up with some form of Blu-ray Plus or something that just adds support for 4K and higher progressive frame rates.
If you take 3D into account as well, we'll also need a new HDMI, which is being worked on, but who knows when there will be widespread implementation.