Entries Tagged as 'Blu-ray Players'

CEA Defines An `HDR Display’, Awaits Definition For HDR

August 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, Streaming Services, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) issued Thursday the industry definition for high dynamic range (HDR) compatible video displays, specifying base-line standard SMPTE BT 2084 Electo Optical Transfer Function (EOTF) and SMPTE BT 2086 metadata support. Now all we need is a definition for what HDR is. The CEA’s new HDR TV definition basically applies to […]

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HDR Still Not Happening At Retail

August 13th, 2015 · 4 Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

4K Ultra HDTVs capable of delivering High Dynamic Range (HDR) may be one of the hottest new technologies on the television market this year, but don’t be surprised if you don’t hear anything about it on retail sales floors, so far. Even though some of the latest and greatest HDR-ready (unofficial terminology) TV models are in stores, the feature […]

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BDA To Start Licensing Ultra HD Blu-ray Standard

August 5th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, HDMI, HDR, News, UHDTV

The arrival of Ultra HD Blu-ray players got a little closer Wednesday with word that the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) will begin licensing the Ultra HD Blu-ray format starting Aug. 24th. The date is about a month later than the group had originally expected. In addition to providing movies and television programs encoded in native […]

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Manufacturers Debate OLED, 4K Ultra HD, HDR

June 29th, 2015 · 9 Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, HDR, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, Plasma, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

If an OLED TV has superior black level on a bright retail showroom floor, will anybody see it? That was the question debated by company spokesmen from Samsung, Sony and LG during a Next TV panel at last week’s CE Week in New York City. In a discussion on LG’s decision to carry OLED to […]

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Ultra-HD Blu-ray Spec. Released

May 12th, 2015 · 2 Comments · 2160p, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, HDMI, HDR, News, UHDTV

Updated! The long-awaited specifications for the Ultra HD Blu-ray™ format were officially released Tuesday by the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) along with a new logo indicating Ultra HD compatibility. The BDA said the Ultra HD Blu-ray specification “will enable delivery of Ultra HD content via Ultra HD Blu-ray disc to the rapidly growing number of […]

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HEVC: Two Pools of Thought

March 30th, 2015 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Uncategorized

Patent pools are a method of aggregating disparate claims to intellectual property rights used in a new device or technology so that manufacturers and content producers can pay one fee to satisfy all parties. But for the new High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) compression system used for 4K Ultra HDTV and other video formats, the […]

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Ultra HD Blu-ray Is On The Way

March 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment · 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, DVD Players, HDMI, HDR, UHDTV

  What some look to as the holy grail of source devices – Ultra HD Blu-ray™  continues to move closer to completion this week as members of the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) resolve remaining elements for the format’s specifications. More on what to expect in the final Ultra HD Blu-ray spec. after the break:

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SCSA Readies Formal Launch Of 4K UHD Download Service

March 6th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, News, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

The SCSA launch team at the 2015 International CES: Chris Sato, SCSA marketing senior VP; David Huerta, SCSA executive director/GM; and Clayton Biele, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment global technology strategy associate director.   In what may have been the best kept secret at International CES, 4K Ultra HDTV enthusiasts are about to get another […]

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