Entries Tagged as 'Ultra HD Blu-ray Players'

Review: Sony HT-ST5000 Dolby Atmos Soundbar Offers Wide Sound Stage

July 10th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, center channel, Dolby Atmos, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, LED LCD Flat Panels, object-based audio, OTT services, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

Sony’s HT-ST5000 Dolby Atmos soundbar was quite a surprise. For only a 2-piece system, this attractively styled unit delivered big sound with a widely dispersed soundstage and clear dialog. What’s more, , reproduces music as well or better than some entry home theater in a box systems, offering bright wide musicality, rear and overhead effects […]

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Amazon Prime Day Sale Kicks Off Today

July 10th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Camera/Camcorder, front projectors, Headphones, Home Automation, LG Electronics, News, OLED, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound Systems, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  The national shopping holiday — that Amazon, at least, would like us all to start celebrating – known as Amazon Prime Day begins tonight with thousands of bargains running throughout the day on Tuesday, July 11th. Anxious bargain hunters can begin scouring the e-commerce site starting at 6 p.m. Pacific / 9 p.m. Eastern […]

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ICDM At Work On Display Standards To Answer `Specsmanship’

July 6th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Calibration, Curved Screen, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Projection Screens, Test Equipment, TV Tables, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Video Processors

Insight Media’s Chris Chinnock One of the more frustrating issues surrounding the launch of new display technologies, like high dynamic range, wide color gamut, and color volume is the lack of unified standards to measure and monitor performance. Thanks to the Society for Information Display (SID) a multi-company/multi-industry Committee called the International Committee for Display […]

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Gunn: `GotG2′ To Be 1st Disney Release In 4K/HDR

July 6th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OTT services, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Hollywood director James Gunn announced on his official Facebook page Wednesday that Walt Disney Studios will release his Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 for home video in 4K Ultra HD resolution with high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut. Gunn’s post said that “after a couple of years of me begging […]

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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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Apple Support Of HEVC To Bring 4K UHD To More Screens

June 8th, 2017 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, Full HD 1080p, HDR, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Apple disclosed at the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2017 this week that it has officially selected the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) compression standard as its codec of choice for next-generation video streaming. Apple executives said that HEVC decoding and encoding would find support in all iOS 11, tvOS 11, and macOS High […]

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