Alexander MacInnis - Los Altos CA,
Greg Kranawetter - Saratoga CA,
Sandeep Bhatia - Bangalore,
Shen-Yung Chen - Fremont CA,
Mahadhevan Sivagururaman - Tirupur,
D. Srilakshmi - Bangalore,
Presented herein are a system, method, and apparatus for improving scaling with early deinterlacing. Interlaced frames are deinterlaced prior to scaling. Accordingly, the scaler scales an entire frame, in contrast to individual fields, thereby resulting in an improved scaling function.