Entries Tagged as 'Blu-ray Discs'

Sony Pictures To Release Movies With Auro-3D Surround Sound

September 20th, 2016 · No Comments · Audio, Auro3D, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, center channel, front channels, HDMI, height channels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Auro Technologies, developers of Auro-3D surround sound technology, said it has cut a distribution partnership with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to release 10 Blu-ray Disc movie titles formatted with  Auro-3D sound. The distribution deal includes consumer-oriented content in both physical and digital formats, including Blu-ray Discs, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs and compatible digital […]

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Kaleidescape Movie Download Company Shuts Down

August 22nd, 2016 · 3 Comments · 2160p, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, News, OLED, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

                            Cheena Srinivasan, Kaleidescape CEO at 2015 CEDIA Expo Despite attempts in recent years to re-invent itself into a cloud-based Blu-ray-quality movie download service, Kaleidescape revealed Sunday that it is shutting down. According to report by custom electronics trade publication CEPro, the company shutdown after running out of financing to take the business further. Kaleidescape […]

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Panel: New 4K Ultra HDTVs Are Good First Step For HDR

August 15th, 2016 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, Reference Materials, Streaming Services, Test Equipment, TV Tables, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

  Looking to arrive at a standard of performance for new generation 4K Ultra HDTVs with high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut, Samsung recently commissioned the development of a new Ultra HD HDR Reference Test Disc and corresponding PC-based work flow to help product reviewers, professional calibrators and others properly test and […]

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Experts Come To Terms With HDR Display Challenges

August 11th, 2016 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Test Equipment, UHDTV

                   Florian Freidrich and Kevin Miller speak at Samsung 837 Wednesday Think high dynamic range (HDR) and wide color gamut televisions are tough to comprehend? Try being a professional display calibrator or product reviewer trying to tweak and measure the new displays designed to present these protocols, when the tools don’t even exist to evaluate […]

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Vizio Announces HDR-10 Firmware Update For P-, M-Series Displays

August 10th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

                                                                    A Vizio 2016 M-Series Display Vizio officially announced Wednesday that it is delivering a new firmware update (v2.0.13.13) to its 2016 SmartCast P-Series and M-Series Ultra HD HDR “displays,” providing those models with support for the HDR-10 format metadata shipped to the display by […]

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Review: Samsung HW-K950 Dolby Atmos Sound Bar Brings Object-Based Audio Home

August 9th, 2016 · No Comments · Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, HDMI, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

  It’s really amazing to hear the level of sound quality coming from some of today’s sound bars. Once hollow and boxy sounding speaker TV add-ons with narrow sounding coverage and limited musicality, the genre has transformed in recent years into a full-fledged Hi-Fi contender. The Samsung HW-K950 5.1.4-channel sound bar with Dolby Atmos ($1,497.99) […]

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Yamaha Adds Low-Cost All-in-One Sound Bar

August 9th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  Yamaha introduced Tuesday a new very affordable addition to its family of all-in-one sound bars with the YAS-106, offering simplified setup and built-in dual subwoofer support. The sound bar, which will be available in mid-August at a $199.99 suggested retail price, supports a full multichannel Dolby Digital and DTS surround sound experience in an […]

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Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Prices Come Down As Xbox One S Release Nears

July 28th, 2016 · 2 Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, DVD Players, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, HDR, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

                                             The Philips BDP7501 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player. We’ve only seen two in the U.S. market so far, but Ultra HD Blu-ray players are already starting to appear from leading retailers at reduced prices, and not so ironically, just before the retail launch of Microsoft’s new Ultra HD Blu-ray supporting Xbox One S gaming console […]

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