Entries Tagged as 'Blu-ray Players'

Roku Adds RCA Brand To Camp Of Roku TV Licensees

April 26th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Live OTT services, News, OTT services, search and recommendation, Streaming Services, voice command

  Roku revealed Tuesday that the RCA brand has joined the stable of TV vendors that will offer integrated Roku TVs this year. The RCA trademark is currently licensed for TV marketing in most of North America by Technicolor to Display-Vu Corp. an affiliate of Curtis International. Roku said RCA brand TVs will leverage the […]

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Oppo Delivers Flagship Audiophile UDP-205 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

April 25th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, News, object-based audio, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Video Processors

  Golden-earred home theater enthusiasts will be happy to learn that Oppo Digital’s eagerly awaited audiophile-grade Ultra HD Blu-ray player, model UDP-205, is now available on the company’s web site. The sister model to Oppo’s high-quality $549 UDP-203, which was HD Guru’s top-performing Ultra HD Blu-ray player pick last year, the UDP-205 rings in at […]

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CyberLink Releases PowerDVD 17 Ultra HD Blu-ray Software

April 11th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DVD Players, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, Surround Sound, UHDTV

  Those who have discovered the benefits of viewing 4K Ultra HD on high-quality PC monitor screens, and who like to use their PCs as high performance media players, will be interested to know that CyberLink released today its PowerDVD 17 flagship Windows media player software bringing support for Ultra HD Blu-ray playback among many […]

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Xbox One Adds Bitstream Audio Support

March 30th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Gaming and home theater fans will be happy to know that Microsoft this week added new bitstream audio features to Xbox One, including bitstream passthrough of advanced immersive audio formats Dolby Atmos and DTS:X from supporting Blu-ray Disc movies. This update, which is scheduled to begin next week, will allow a connected supporting AV […]

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Manufacturers Cue Up 2017 Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

March 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DVR, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, LG Electronics, News, object-based audio, Streaming Services, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

                                    The LG UDP970 Ultra HD Blu-ray player. Televisions supporting 4K Ultra HD resolution with high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut are gaining critical momentum and manufacturers of Blu-ray Disc players are stepping up to sustain that activity by introducing players supporting the Ultra HD Blu-ray […]

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`Planet Earth II’ To Be Released On Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc March 28th

March 16th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, DVD Players, Full HD 1080p, HDR, News, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  BBC Home Entertainment America said this week that it is distributing “Planet Earth II” on Ultra HD Blu-ray disc, making it “the first ever natural history television series” to be released in 4K resolution with HDR. The title will be available in various format packages in the United States and Canada on March 28, […]

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Sony Reveals Prices On 2017 4K Ultra HD XBR TVs, UHD Blu-ray Player

February 10th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DVD Players, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, Streaming Services, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Video Processors

Sony released pricing Friday for many of its 2017 4K Ultra HD televisions and an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player, which made their debut at last month’s CES 2017. The announcement covers the XBR lineup of 4K Ultra HD LED LCD TVs, but did not cover the new A1 4K OLED TV series the company […]

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Calibration For HDR Evolves Through Challenges

February 2nd, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Curved Screen, HDMI, HDR, News, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Video Processors

 The following blog was written by HD Guru editorial consultant and contributor Kevin Miller, a founding member of the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF), professional video display calibrator and product reviewer, following CES 2017. High Dynamic Range video (HDR) is the big buzz in the home theater industry at the moment. It is, in my humble […]

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