Check out this graph showing that 1080p does matter - at a certain distance: but then again I don't have 20/20 vision so for me it doesn't matter...
Sony XEL-1 11" OLED TV/Display, available at sony $2500
only 3mm thick. article: Sony to sell 11" OLED TV in December - TG Daily. 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. boasts that 105% of NTSC color space can be achieved. This is practically the first commercially-available large-format OLED display.
good-quality HDMI cables: SonicWave, available at cablestogo $55-250 (0.5m-20m).
'smooth picture quality.' tested to pass 1080p up to 10m. HDMI-to-DVI cables available. HDMI 1.3 compatible.
lower-quality HDMI cables: Velocity, available at cablestogo $24-45 (1m-5m).
HDMI-to-DVI cables & adapters ($20) available. HDMI 1.3 compatible.
other video adapters
Startech.com CPNTTOS2HDMI Component Video To HDmi 1.2 1080P Ypbpr & Toslink To Hdmi, available at cablestogo $147+10
Convert analog component video (YPbPr and YCbCr) and audio (digital or analog) to HDMI! Supporting resolutions of up to 1080p, and 5.1 channel audio, the Converge AV Component with Audio to HDMI Format Converter is extremely simple to install and configure to get the input signal you want from your source equipment.
StarTech.com S-Video-to-RCA Composite Video Adapter M/F- 6 inches ( SVID2COMPFM ), available at antonline $7+10
Pinnacle PCTV To Go HD Wireless, available at antonline $80
think of it as a wireless version of a slingbox. I don't think it has a tv tuner. 802.11g. lots of I/O. made for use with cable set top box or satellite receiver or DVR.
PC to TV Converter Watch PC Desktop or Play PC Game on your TV - a perfect presentation is not a dream anymore! It not only just displays your work from small screen to a big one, but also offers you the finest resolution up to 1600 x 1200 . KWorld PC to TV converter also allows you to control your work whatever you want, no matter zoon or pan, highlight or freeze.
KWorld 1680ex TV BOX - KW-SA220 - Convert any LCD or CRT monitor into a TV set!, available at buy.com $67
PC to TV Converter Watch PC Desktop or TV. Support 1080i high quality resolution game console or HD DVD player. supports 1080i HD signal input, allows you to connect your latest game console (PS3, Xbox), or HD DVD player. 1680x1050 resolution, turn your LCD monitor into a HD TV, Convert any LCD or CRT monitor into a TV. lets you connect to 19 Widescreen LCD monitor for the highest quality TV signal, turns your 19 LCD into a HD TV instantly and enjoy the wide-format movie. Built in Speaker. Full function remote. Surf the internet and watch TV at the same time with PIP function(*PIP Mode can't work on 1680x1050). Multi-Video input, Easy to Use and Simple to Install.
Blu-ray & HD-DVD players
WB and Toshiba has dropped HD-DVD format (it is now obsolete): see cnet article.
Sony BDP-S300 Blu-ray Disc Player, available at walmart $348
Full HD 1080/60p and 24p true cinema video output, DVD upscaling to 1080p via HDMI, BRAVIA Theatre Sync (HDMI-CEC) 3, BD/DVD/CD playback and AVC-HD with x.v.Color output, Multi Channel Linear PCM & Dolby Digital Plus decoding, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD-ROM, DVD, BD-ROM
Panasonic DMP-BD30PP-K Blu-ray Disc Player, Black, available at walmart $489
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD, CD, DVD+R DL, BD-R, BD-RE, BD-ROM, DVD-R DL
Samsung Blu Ray Disc Player, BD-P1400, available at walmart $500
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD-ROM, DVD, CD, BD-R, BD-RE, BD-ROM
Toshiba 1080p High Definition DVD Player, HD-A30, available at walmart $170
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD, CD, HD DVD, DVD-R DL
Toshiba 1080i High Definition DVD Player, HD-A2, available at walmart $148
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD, CD, HD DVD-R, HD DVD, DVD-R DL
Toshiba High Definition DVD Player, HD-A3, available at walmart $140
HD Output 720p/1080i, SD Upconversion 480p/720p/1080i
Venturer High-Definition DVD Player, SHD7000, available at walmart $184
HD DVD-R - Play, DVD-R - Play, CD-R
Philips DVD Recorder/VHS Combo - DVDR3545V, available at target $285
DVD Player Recorder/VCR Combo with Photo Viewer, MP3 player,Plays VHS, JPEGs, DVD+R/RWs, DIVXs, CDs, DVDs, WMAs, MP3s, NTSCs, SVCDs, CD-R/RWs, DVD-R/RWs, Record Time: 6.0 Hr., 24-bit/192 KHz PCM Audio Compatibility, Dolby Digital, Recording Modes: LP, HQ, SLP, SP, EP; Video Features: 3:2 Pull Down Processing Improves Film-Based Video, Zoom Feature, Features Live Picture Pause and Replay, Direct Dubbing to Record Videos From VHS to DVD, Progressive Scan, One-Touch Recording, Record Favorite TV Shows/Movies Direct from Source
Panasonic DVD Recorder w/HDMI - DMR-EZ27K, available at target $230
For handheld DVR's & camcorders see this page.