Bitstarved HD issues go mainstream


Well you know HD quality issues from cable and satellite providers has hit an all time high of public awareness when Crankshaft, a comic strip that focuses on a cranky senior citizen and his middle-aged children, gets their jabs in on overly compressed HDTV channels.

I opened up the paper today at work to see this comic:

This is clearly depicting "tiling" which plagues overcompressed sources especially during fast action.

Despite this knowledge becoming mainstream we still have people like Rômulo Pontual claiming he "doesn't know" what 'HD Lite' means and dodging questions about bitrate…