Entries Tagged as 'Blu-ray Titles'

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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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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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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The Inbox Always Pings… and Pings

July 25th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Cable TV, Connected TVs, DVD Players, Front Projection, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Satellite TV

  When not hunting for HDTV and 4K Ultra TV news, HD Guru is often busy addressing emails from our beloved readers, many of whom have issues, concerns and questions with their old, new or pending TV purchases. Understanding our answers to some of these questions could be of service to others facing the same […]

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Paramount Releases Blu-ray Disc Titles With DTS:X Sound

July 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Full HD 1080p, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

  DTS, developer of high definition surround sound solutions, said that the first Paramount Home Media Distribution Blu-ray Disc titles with support for DTS:X are now hitting store shelves. DTS:X is an object-based surround format offering height channels to create one of the most immersive surround sound experiences available for the home. The first titles […]

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Sony Pictures Technology Head: For HDR ‘One Size Doesn’t Fit All’

July 22nd, 2016 · 2 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, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

         Bill Baggelaar, Sony Pictures Technology Senior VP, stands next to a new Sony XBR-100Z9D . In introducing its new flagship Z9D XBR line of 4K Ultra HD TVs this week Sony had Bill Baggelaar, Sony Pictures technology senior VP, tell members of the media about how aggressively the studio is working with its Sony […]

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