YouTube, once known for fuzzy-looking videos, has again improved their video quality. They've made their high def (HD) videos even more high def, with the announcement that their upgrading from 720p to 1080p. This is mos def.
1080p video (meaning 1080 tv lines of resolution, P stands for progressive scan), will improve the clarity of the onscreen image, making every detail come to life even more. They're even launching new full-screen player with the 1080p video.
YouTube is the first video-sharing site to offer full HD, and is expected to make more premium content available, like movies, to compete with sites like Hulu and Netflix.
The news was announced by YouTube co-founder Steve Chen at the NewTeeVee conference.