Entries Tagged as 'Blu-ray Players'

Samsung Adds DTS 5.1 Firmware Update To Atmos Soundbars

June 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, sub woofer, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Samsung confirmed that a recent firmware update (version 3113.5) was released last week for its Dolby Atmos soundbars, models HW-K850 and HW-K950, bringing support for DTS 5.1 surround. Previously, when fed a DTS 5.1 channel signal, the soundbars had to down mix the format to stereo. This was a problem, since many Blu-ray Disc […]

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Microsoft Unveils Xbox One X High-Powered 4K Gaming Console

June 12th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Live OTT services, News, OTT services, Skinny TV services, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Microsoft used the video gaming industry’s E3 Show in Los Angeles this week to unveil its long-awaited Xbox One X gaming console, which the company is calling the most powerful of its kind. The console will hit store shelves worldwide on November 7th and will carry a $499 suggested retail price. The initial version […]

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Blackfire RED Wi-Fi Protocol To Improve Wireless Home Integration

June 12th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDR, Live OTT services, News, object-based audio, OTT services, routers, screen mirroring, Second Screen, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, voice command, Wireless Audio, Wireless HD

  Home entertainment network startup, Blackfire Research, introduced Monday its Blackfire RED real-time entertainment distribution framework, billed as the industry’s only wireless entertainment-centric infrastructure software framework designed to overcome the limitations of using in-home Wi-Fi media applications. Blackfire designed Blackfire RED wireless applications and products for real-time Wi-Fi exchanges of entertainment content between disparate devices […]

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Review: Yamaha YAS-706 Sound Bar A Flexible Performer

June 7th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Audio, Blu-ray Players, center channel, front channels, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Wireless Audio

  Yamaha long has been among the market leaders in sound bar technology. The company draws upon its extensive history in both the musical instrument and AV electronics fields to deliver compact speaker arrays that produce surprisingly wide sound from a narrow shaft of drivers small enough to fit under a tabletop placed flat-panel TV […]

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Oppo Ultra HD Blu-ray Players 1st To Get Dolby Vision Updates

June 6th, 2017 · No Comments · 3D Blu-ray player, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, HDMI, HDR, LG Electronics, News, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Oppo Digital announced Tuesday that a long-awaited firmware update is now available bringing support for Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) to its models (pictured at top) and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc players. Oppo said the firmware update will make the UDP-203 and UDP-205 players “the first” Ultra HD Blu-ray players with Dolby […]

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Review: `Logan’ Ultra HD Blu-ray Set Makes Good 4K HDR Test Material

June 5th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Disc Reviews, Dolby Atmos, Full HD 1080p, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, object-based audio, rear surround channel, sub woofer, Surround Sound, UHDTV

  To its credit, 20th Century Fox has been one of the most bullish contributors of content to the latest 4K Ultra HDTV medium, and the recent release of  on Ultra HD Blu-ray adds another tool to the stable of demonstration material to evaluate the evolving nature of Ultra HD displays. I say this not […]

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Yamaha Unveils YAS-207: First Sound Bar With DTS Virtual:X

June 5th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, center channel, front channels, HDMI, HDR, object-based audio, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  Yamaha introduced Monday the YAS-207, which is billed as “the world’s first sound bar with DTS Virtual:X.” The new virtual 3D surround sound technology is said to deliver an immersive surround sound experience using any signal source, without the need to decode special metadata. As the first sound bar with DTS Virtual:X, the YAS-207 […]

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Abt Begins Summer Sales With Memorial Day TV Specials

May 25th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, electronic program guides, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, screen mirroring, Second Screen, Streaming Services, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

HD Guru retail partner Abt Electronics is celebrating the summer early with store wide Memorial Day specials on big-screen televisions, as well as various consumer electronics products, major appliances and home furnishings. The limited time special runs through Monday May 29th, and includes heavily discounted prices, and other incentives including $50 and $100 bonus discounts […]

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