Technology / Television (TV) / Letterbox: A process by which a widescreen film is presented on video. The top and bottom of the video frame is blackened, and the widescreen film frame is reduced to fit into this frame-within-the-video-frame. Also used to present high definition video on conventional TV sets.
Technology / Television (TV) / Letterbox Mode: A method of presenting widescreen images on a standard screen television. In order to preserve the aspect ratio of the original video content, the picture is scaled down so that it fits the available MORE