Asus has announced the new ASUS Splendid HD1 video enhance card, which is able to increase picture quality for HD content.
According to Asus, the device can also enhance lower resolution inputs by recovering image clarity when viewing legacy content for viewing on LCD TV or monitors; as well as provide true HDMI with audio and HDCP.
Asus claims that the Splendid HD1 Video cards allows users to enjoy full 1080P entertainment on their PC monitors, while it is able to provide HDMI upgrades with Audio & HDCP certified protection. This could mean that users may transform their generic PCs into HTPCs.
The Splendid HD1 is able to automatically select the best possible display modes:
Tailored for photo viewing or daily computing, the Splendid HD1 increases color performance and dynamic contrasting.
The Splendid HD1 focuses on image edge enhancing to minimize blurring caused by today?s LCD monitors. For drama movies, the increased color depth and contrast allows the smallest details hidden in the darkest corners to be seen.
For FPS gamers, enemies will seem to jump out from the blurry background in the most adrenaline rushing FPS games. For RPG/Action gamers, cinematic gaming with a Demo mode is also provided so that users can compare the impact of the processing in several configurations.