What is 1080i?

Steve Mullen's Just What is 1080i? article at Videosystems looks to be a cogent introduction (and look ahead) to the competing, and confusing, HD/HDV formats out there. Since it's a three-part article written over a few weeks, navigating around the Videosystems site to read it all proved to be a little tricky. This might help:

    Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

(Via FresHDV)