Entries Tagged as 'Blu-ray Discs'

VESA Kicks Off DisplayID V. 2.0 Standard For Current And Future Tech

November 15th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Augmented Reality, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, gaming monitors, HDR, laser projectors, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, portable projectors, short-throw projectors, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Video Processors

Anyone who has struggled with old legacy A/V gear failing to work with newer advanced 4K video equipment will be happy to know that the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) should be bringing a solution for new equipment. This week, VESA kicked off the launch of the DisplayID Version 2.0 standard, designed for smoother plug-and-play […]

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Review: Yamaha YAS-207 Offers Surprising Surround Sound For Under $300

November 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, News, object-based audio, OTT services, Review, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

  Yamaha has been one of the leaders in soundbars for a while now, and for a good reason — its products sound better than most others for the money. The YAS-207, introduced earlier this year at a $299.99 suggested retail, stands as a step-up model in the Yamaha soundbar assortment, where it sets the […]

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4K Content With Dolby Vision HDR Continues To Expand

September 27th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, HDR, HDR10+, LG Electronics, News, object-based audio, OTT services, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  As more and more televisions, media adapters and Ultra HD Blu-ray players continue to arrive with support for 4K Ultra HD and added support for the Dolby Vision premium flavor of high dynamic range (HDR), we are providing an updated list of content and platforms where it can be found in the United States […]

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Kaleidescape Returns To CEDIA With `Co-Star’ Linking Kit For Legacy Devices

September 6th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, News, OLED, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  UPDATE! Kaleidescape is coming back to the CEDIA 2017 custom electronics show in a big way this week to unveil a new solution that bridges its older Premiere disc-based HD media players with its latest 4K-Strato players that download up to Ultra HD Blu-ray quality movies with HDR from the company’s cloud-based Movie Store. […]

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Samsung, Microsoft To Cross Promote QLED TVs, Xbox One X

September 1st, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, gaming monitors, HDMI, HDR, HDR10+, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

Samsung and Microsoft have reached an exclusive U.S. marketing and retail partnership naming Samsung’s QLED 4K Ultra HDTVs as the official 4K TV partner for the new Xbox One X gaming console, formerly known as “Project Scorpio.” Samsung said the partnership kicked off at E3 2017 in June where Microsoft demonstrated the capabilities of the […]

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LG UP970 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Hits Retail

August 23rd, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, LG Electronics, News, object-based audio, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  LG model UP970 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player with support for HDR10 and (via a firmware update) Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) is hitting retail stores now, the company revealed Wednesday. The LG UP970, which is currently available from Amazon at a $236.99 suggested retail price, was first shown at CES 2017 in […]

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Review: `GotG Vol. 2′ UHD Blu-ray Takes HDR Through Its Paces

August 15th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Disc Reviews, Dolby Atmos, HDR, height channels, object-based audio, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  When director James Gunn revealed on his Facebook page recently that Walt Disney Studios had given him the nod to not only release his Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, but with high dynamic range, it marked a giant milestone for the new format. One of the last major […]

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UHDA Names New Chairman, First Fulltime President

August 8th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, OLED, OLED, OTT services, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Mike Fidler, new UHDA president UPDATE! We have included an interview with new UHDA President Mike Fidler after the jump in the story. Read on for his mission objectives. The Ultra HD Alliance (UHDA), the inter-industry group working on 4K UHD standards recommendations and the promotion of UHD and HDR benefits and performance to consumers, […]

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