Entries Tagged as 'Blu-ray Players'

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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HD Guru 2015 CES Top Picks Awards

February 18th, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 21:9 3D LED LCD Flat Panels, 21:9 Curved UHDTV, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D UHDTV, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, Digital Media Receivers, HDR, News, OLED, Sound Bars, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Time for our awards! With the 2015 CES concluded, we saw a number of new devices and improvements. The UHD TV category bar has been raised with wider color, high dynamic range, and improved black levels. The audio category had outstanding new entries in the surround sound, soundbar, and floor standing models. The new Ultra […]

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Must-Have HDTV Accessories 2014

November 27th, 2014 · No Comments · 3D Blu-ray player, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, DVD Players, DVR, Extended Warranties, HDMI, Reference Materials, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems

  Here are some must-have accessories every HDTV owner should consider. Big or small, 720p or 4K, these can improve your experience, save you some money in the long run, and even make your TV look even better. From proper HDMI cables to media streamers, soundbars to sound systems, setup discs and surge protectors, there’s something […]

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Sony BDP-S3200 Blu-ray Player Review

June 30th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Blu-ray Players

As one of driving forces behind the Blu-ray format, Sony may have produced more Blu-ray players than anyone else. Every year we see many new models from them as high-end features trickle down the line, and new features appear. This trickle-down effect leads to every player being a better value than the year before, and […]

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LG BP540 Blu-ray Player Review

May 29th, 2014 · 3 Comments · 3D Blu-ray player, Blu-ray Players, News, Streaming Services

If I were a betting man, I’d predict that the $100 BP540 will be the most popular Blu-ray player LG releases this year. It isn’t their top of the line, but it has the features most people are after. With Wi-Fi, 3D and a bevy of apps it will fit the needs of almost everyone. […]

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Samsung BD-H6500 Blu-ray Player Review

April 24th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Blu-ray Players, Digital Media Receivers

Physical media for video is on the way out. We will probably see an Ultra HD Blu-ray format, but streaming is where everything is going. This is clear in current Blu-ray players as they distinguish themselves through streaming features more than Blu-ray playback. Offering the best interface to all this content is what separates the […]

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