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Hugh Bennett | The Authoritative Blu-ray Disc (BD) FAQ has moved to its new home at Hugh's News (www.hughsnews.ca). It can now be found at www.hughsnews.ca/faqs/authoritative-blu-ray-disc-bd-faq
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Dec 2009 By
Including standalone tower DVD, CD, Blu-ray and LightScribe capable duplicators
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Nov 2009
New XV-BP11 player offers AVCHD file playback
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Oct 2009
Sony intends to cooperate fully with the DOJ and other agencies in this inquiry
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Oct 2009
Technicolor will continue to provide core services such as mastering, replication, packaging, distribution and returns processing, as well as freight management services in North America
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Oct 2009
itfc are Euroarts’ exclusive authoring house creating around 60 DVD titles per year with an additional 20 Blu-ray projects in the pipeline
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Oct 2009
Blu-Con 2.0 Features Leading Executives from Across the Motion Pictures, Consumer Electronics, IT and Video Game Industries
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Oct 2009
OPPO Digital Selects Anchor Bay's VRS Technologies For Their Flagship Blu-ray Player
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Oct 2009
In the endless parade of "me too" products, it’s always a joy to encounter something different and even more satisfying when that something scratches a nagging itch. Such is the case with the latest Blu-ray Disc (BD) offering--an EMedialive Editor's Choice winner--from DIGISTOR (a division of Sunland International).
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 14 Oct 2009 By
ISMM is the first supplier of BD-R in Hong Kong verified by the Blu-ray Disc Association
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Oct 2009
BluFocus continues to expand its comprehensive list of service offerings to the Home Entertainment Industry
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Oct 2009
The new eco-friendly drive features low power consumption and an aerodynamic frame design to lower acoustic noise by preventing pressure concentration in several areas of the bezel and door
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Oct 2009
It is the first CrystalLine in Asia for Blu-ray Disc mastering
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Oct 2009
Price moves make Sony Blu-ray Disc Players a must have item for Upcoming Holiday Season
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Oct 2009
In-Stat reports that consumers are interested in receiving 3D in the home, but 25% of those who are at least somewhat interested in having the ability to view 3D content at home are unwilling to spend extra on a 3D TV, and 43% want to spend $200 or less on the new TV
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Oct 2009
Acutrack will be offering a complete solution with authoring, licensing, and production for an all-inclusive price. The EasyBD 1-2-3 program can save prospective Blu-ray publishers thousands of dollars and countless hours
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Oct 2009
High-Speed 12x Write Capability Lets Professional Users and Enthusiasts Quickly Test, Author and Preserve High Definition Content
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Sep 2009
Debbie Galante Block | Is NetBlender's BD Touch, which leverages BD-Live to connect Blu-ray to mobile devices (and now the iPhone), the first killer app for BD-Live?
News/News Feature - Posted 28 Sep 2009 By
The expansion of the PS3 platform is being accelerated along with the introduction of more and more new and exciting software titles as well as the enhancement of PlayStation(R)Network
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Sep 2009
With Cutting-Edge Processing Power From Intel and NVIDIA, Plus Windows 7, Enthusiast-Class Qosmio X500 Laptop Delivers Advanced Mobile Performance for Demanding Hi-Def Multimedia Tasks
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Sep 2009
Furthers the integration of Marvell technology into leading consumer electronics devices
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Sep 2009
The offering enables a BD player to dynamically load and unload applications and connect with a flexible, updateable set of third party services and content offerings controlled by the player manufacturers and their retail partners
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Sep 2009
{rimary goal of the committee is to promote the interests of the Blu-ray Disc producers
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Sep 2009
The latest in JVC’s series of high performance professional combo decks, the units feature a built-in Blu-ray recorder and an internal hard disk drive for easy duplication and disc authoring without a PC
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Sep 2009
Company Delivers Cinematic Quality to the Home with Complete Line of THX Certified Audio and Video Products
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Sep 2009
Deep Color for exceptional picture quality; Streaming video content and BD-ROM Profile 2.0
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Sep 2009
Superior Performance and Design from Philips Blu-ray Disc players and Blu-ray Disc Home Theater Systems
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Sep 2009
Finally, Photo, and Video Come Together in an All-New Creative Experience on the PC
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Sep 2009
Streaming Movie Service Brings Largest Library of HD Movies to Consumers' Fingertips
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Sep 2009
Receiver Offers Five HDMI inputs, HD Audio Decoding, Wide-Ranging Source Compatibility; BD-S1900 and BD-S1065 Blu-ray Players are Perfect HD Companion Pieces to Company’s Receiver Line
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Sep 2009
Receiver's Bluetooth option enables streaming from PC or phone to receiver
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Sep 2009
Device to Stream Netflix, YouTube, Slacker, and Other BRAVIA Internet Video Content
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Sep 2009
New player will be available as a limited series of 50 units, all hand-built at the Goldmund Geneva factory
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Sep 2009
Large flat-screen TVs with diagonals exceeding one meter show Blu-ray movies with considerably higher resolution of details and substantially clearer contrasts than the same movies on DVD
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Sep 2009
Complete Blu-ray Disc Production Suite for Professional Videographers
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Sep 2009
BRAVIA TV to deliver 3D in full 1080P High Definition in 2010
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Sep 2009
Debut player delivers high image quality and sophisticated design, a great complement to Toshiba's superior line of HDTVs
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Sep 2009
Multi-Vehicle, Nationwide Tour Will Give Public a First Look at 3D for the Home; The Next Frontier in Home Entertainment
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Sep 2009
Wi-Fi enabled BDP-S560 and BDP-S760 models launch alongside STR-DN1000 AV Receiver for a seamlessly networked Sony home theater system
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Sep 2009
The World's First Universal Remote Control to Put Sony PS3 PlayStation 3 and Home Entertainment Center Devices in the Palm of Your Hand
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Sep 2009
Working on a uniform specification to ensure consistent delivery of 3D content across the Blu-ray Disc Platform
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Sep 2009
Microsoft delivers greater value this holiday with more games and entertainment at the lowest price
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Aug 2009
The Pocket Blu-ray/DVDRW supports practically all types of DVD or CD content from Blu-ray discs to regular DVDs and CDs in various file formats and is also a high speed DVD+/-RRW and CDRW burner
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Aug 2009
Despite a rapid rise in the sales of consumer Blu-ray players, a fall in their prices and an increase in the number of high-definition movie titles, Blu-ray Drives (BDs) in PC systems have been left singing the blues, according to iSuppli Corp
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Aug 2009
Between February and August, average Blu-ray price for new release movies in the UK drops from £27.29 to £16.74
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Aug 2009
Redbox filed the action in response to new distribution terms imposed by Warner Home Video that would prohibit redbox from providing consumers access to Warner Home Video titles until at least 28 days after public release
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Aug 2009
Pioneer of CD & DVD manufacturing, the Brazilian company has invested US$ 5.4 million in its Manaus’s plant with production capacity for 400,000 discs monthly
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Aug 2009
Lower Price to Further Accelerate Expansion of the PlayStation(R)3 Platform Along with Extensive Software Title Line-up for Upcoming Holiday Season
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Aug 2009
Now that "second-tier" AACS licensing for mid-market titles has been more or less resolved, we can turn our attention to the other obstacles to BD delivery
News/News Feature - Posted 17 Aug 2009 By
BX300 now features enough horsepower to easily stream four different HD streams while recording and playing back HD content simultaneously
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Aug 2009
Commitment to Customer Convenience and Value Driving Redbox Success
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Aug 2009
Experience 3-D effects at home!
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Aug 2009
Pre-recorded Blu-ray Disc production in South America to begin
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Aug 2009
MPEG LA announces that several patent holders in MPEG LA’s MPEG-2 Patent Portfolio License have filed separate patent enforcement actions in District Court Dusseldorf, Germany against Medion AG (“Medion”) for infringing patents essential to the MPEG-2 digital video compression standard used worldwide in digital television broadcasting and DVD
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Aug 2009
First Season of "Highlander: The Series" Encoded and Authored for Blu-ray by C232, Inc. using DoStudio(TM) Workflow Edition
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Aug 2009
Announces plans to introduce products that support the Blu-ray format
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Aug 2009
3rd Generation LightScribe Disc Duplicator Features 8X Speed
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Aug 2009
Marvell releases a benchmarking tool to evaluate video processing capabilities of an HD video system
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Aug 2009
DivX HD 1080p video playback on cutting-edge Marantz Blu-ray players
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Aug 2009
Roland Tacken (MSc) will join the staff as Technical Director on September 1, 2009
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Aug 2009
Single-core 32-bit DSP from CEVA Delivers Superior 7.1 Channel Audio in Sunplus' Blu-ray Processor
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Aug 2009
The BD-30 Blu-ray disc player supports every major AV format in the market today, including Blu-ray, BD-Live, BonusView, DVD,upconverted DVD, DVD-Audio, SACD, CD and USB;
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Aug 2009
Owners of 2009 Panasonic Blu-ray Disc Players Now Have Access To Amazon Video On Demand's Extensive Selection of Movies & TV Shows, Including Over 1000 High Definition Titles
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Aug 2009
A new modular recording, duplication & data extraction system for Blu-ray, DVD, CD and USB
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Aug 2009
CineVision Adaptive HD Video Encoding Delivers Pristine Video Quality to Connected Devices without Pauses or Dropouts; Deployed to Bring High Definition Content to Roxio CinemaNow
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Jul 2009
This full-featured player delivers outstanding high definition 1080p video playback and high resolution multichannel audio over a HDMI 1.3a
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Jul 2009
No appreciable update to DVD Studio Pro, but output to Blu-ray and HD menu presets from the FCP timeline, and multiple new ProRes flavors for high-quality intermediate codec HD editing
News/News Feature - Posted 24 Jul 2009 By
Ultra-Reliable FalconMedia Pro BD-R Media Features Advanced Scratch Resistant Hard Coat Technology for Superior Durability, and Offers Versatile Printable Surface Options
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Jul 2009
New Versions of Final Cut Pro, Motion, Soundtrack Pro, Color and Compressor
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jul 2009
Special Mac Bundles Include $149 Value Toast Titanium Pro for Drag & Drop Video Burning to Blu-ray
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jul 2009
reen Media Joins A Series Of Recent Blu-Ray Deals Finalized With Rentrak Suppliers Including, Anchor Bay Entertainment, E1 Entertainment, First Look Studios, Magnolia Home Entertainment And Summit Entertainment
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jul 2009
BDP-83 Delivers High Definition Video and Sound From Blu-ray, DVD-Audio/Video and Super Audio CD
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jul 2009
New HT-BD3252 delivers cutting-edge video playback, HD Sound, and diverse networking
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jul 2009
Sonic Products and Technologies Including Roxio CinemaNow Provide Complete Solution for the Preparation, Digital Delivery and Viewing of 3D Entertainment in the Home
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jul 2009
Universal Studios Home Entertainment to Integrate Blu-ray's Powerful BD-Live Technology; New apps remotely control interactive content on internet and Wi-Fi connected Blu-ray players
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Jul 2009
Recession, Lower Price Points Present Revenue Challenges for Industry
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jul 2009
News-Making Event Positioned to Again Bring the “Who’s - Who” in the 3D Community Together to Network and Explore Top Business Issues Impacting 3D Entertainment 3D Entertainment Summit
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jul 2009
New figures on the home entertainment market released today by the British Video Association using data from the Official Charts Company reveal that Blu-ray Disc sales continue to rise despite the recession biting the sector as a whole in the first half of the year
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jul 2009
The certification resulted from a comprehensive examination and review of Regency Media’s systems and procedures to examine customers’ copyright and licensing to prevent unauthorized replication of content
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jul 2009
Hugh Bennett | Peppy, compatible and complete, LG’s new Super Multi Blue Rewriter BH08LS20 hits the spot. Although slower at times and priced at a premium over its competitors, the BH08LS20 remains the only high-speed solution for those seeking an all-in-one BD, DVD and CD recorder with LightScribe capability
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 07 Jul 2009 By
New MPEG-2 Patent Portfolio License that will provide uninterrupted coverage for the life of the MPEG-2 essential patents at reduced royalty rates beginning January 1, 2010
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Jul 2009
Sleek, top-loading drive provides convenient content playback, data access and software installation in lightweight and compact package
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Jun 2009
Head of Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory Appointed CTO of Panasonic Corporation of North America
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Jun 2009
The goal of the new joint venture is to make more effective use of the management resources of the two companies in the optical disc business field, and to further expand the business in this area, especially in the highly promising Blu-ray Disc market
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Jun 2009
Study Shows Retailers, Studios, and Game Publishers Will All Benefit from the Technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Jun 2009
Provides a powerful high-definition experience while starting at just $800 for the standard model and $880 equipped with Blu-ray Disc technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Jun 2009
Excellence 2009 will feature an roundtable discussion by industry notables on "The Future of Digital Media Publishing in the 21st Century"
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Jun 2009
Few likely to purchase a Blu-ray player within the next year
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jun 2009
Debbie Galante Block | It was 25 years ago that Sony DADC started up its CD production facility in Terre Haute, Indiana. The good news--in an industry where there has been a lot of bad news lately--is that Sony DADC is still here. As am I.
News/News Feature - Posted 17 Jun 2009 By
Hugh Bennett | To my mind, Pioneer’s new BDR-2203 writer kit and BDR-203 recorder offer the best value of any currently available Blu-ray Disc burning systems. The blend of high-performance, obliging compatibility, and reasonable prices make both attractive for everything from HD video authoring and BD publishing to everyday data backup and archiving. Faster and less expensive units may always be around the corner, but at least for the moment, Pioneer rules the roost.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 17 Jun 2009 By
Bankruptcy does not include the subsidiaries in Germany, the US and the affiliated company in Hong-Kong
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Jun 2009
Victor Creative Media Co Ltd is part of JVC and has been working very closely with Altech over the years to obtain new equipment for its recently opened BD production
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Jun 2009
Despite four-fold increase in BD spend to $482m, and strong video sales in China, India and Russia, Screen Digest predicts only modest growth in 2010
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jun 2009
First adoption of Marvell's 88DE2710 video format converter by Sony
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jun 2009
BDP 1 complements high-definition displays and audio/video receivers, while the unique Harman Kardon user interface simplifies setup and operation
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jun 2009
TrueTheater delivers the ultimate in movie playback quality for PC-based home-theater systems
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jun 2009
DCA will be the exclusive distributor of Philips' developed optical disc formatter technology branded "Pit O'Resc," including the encoder hardware, firmware and software
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jun 2009
Plug-In for Adobe Premiere Pro software helps videographers edit high-definition video in multiple formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jun 2009
Widevine Technology Licensed for Inclusion in Sonic's Roxio CinemaNow SDK
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jun 2009
At InfoComm Company Debuts One of World’s First Industrial Blu-ray Disc® Players with BD-Live InfoComm 2009
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jun 2009
Roxio CinemaNow Now Live on LG Network Blu-ray Disc Players
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jun 2009
The BeoVision 7 40-inch LCD TV is now updated with an integrated Blu-ray player, 100 Hz picture technology, and a DVB-HD module, enhancing the extreme flexibility of this home entertainment system
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Jun 2009
BD-Live and VIERA CAST Internet Accessibility Featured On Innovative Blu-ray Player
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Jun 2009
Purchases ODC Nimbus BD Mastering Suite
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Jun 2009
SMP8642 Blu-ray Solution Offers Leading Performance in a Cost-Effective Implementation
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Jun 2009
Releases version 3.0 of Blu-code (BAE-VX1000) multi-codec, HD video encoder software
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Jun 2009
Year-over-year growth jumps as Xbox 360 console sales hit 30 million globally and Xbox LIVE community reaches 20 million users
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 May 2009
Turnkey platform enables OEMs to bring high quality Blu-ray players to market
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 May 2009
Enhancements Include Networking, Audio Return Channel, 3D Capability, Improved Performance and New Connectors
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 May 2009
Debbie Galante Block | IDMA presses AACS LA for licensing fee relief and multiple tiers for non-Hollywood producers to stimulate Blu-ray publishing market
News/News Feature - Posted 28 May 2009
New Toshiba REGZA series brings high-quality DivX video to U.S. and Europe
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 May 2009
Now able to deliver enhanced high-definition audio through the embedded VIA Vinyl HD Audio codecs, which also supports audio content protection while still allowing full-rate audio enjoyment of DVDs and Blu-ray Discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 May 2009
Users Can Record an Entire 25GB Disc in about 16 Minutes
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 May 2009
New Research Forecasts Dramatic Rise in Security- and Compliance-Intensive Information
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 May 2009
LG Blu-ray player allows consumers to enjoy DivX(R) HD videos up to 1080p on the TV via DVD, USB or streamed over a home network
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 May 2009
The World's First HDMI1.3 Audio Card with True Blu-ray Audio Playback Designed to Fit Home Theater PCs of All Sizes
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 May 2009
First product in its line of professional Macintosh Blu-ray software
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 May 2009
"Entertainment Trends in America" report reveals that 88 percent of consumers' home video spending goes toward DVD and Blu-ray Disc purchases and rental
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 May 2009
Adapter lets you turn on and off your console, completely control your DVD and Blu-ray Disc™ movies and fully navigate the PS3 XrossMediaBar (XMB)
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 May 2009
New Profile 2.0 Players, Featuring Onboard Ethernet Ports, Multiple Format Playback and More, Debut at Significantly More Affordable Prices
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 May 2009
Parameters are well within specification for Dual Layer Blu-ray Disc; Consistent Quality at the Lowest Production Cost per Master
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 May 2009
BVA issues its 16th statistical digest on the home entertainment market
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 May 2009
Unit sales of Blu-ray Players increased 72 percent, as consumer awareness reached 90 percent in the first quarter of 2009
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 May 2009
This purchase continues the long-term relationship between Simplay Labs and Agilent to further develop devices for HDMI standards
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 May 2009
LivingInHD.com Provides Useful Resource for Consumers as Digital Transition Approaches on June 12th
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 May 2009
The RiDATA Inkjet White blank media family includes CDR, DVD, DVD DL and Blu-Ray BD-R discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 May 2009
Hugh Bennett | Sunland International's EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARD-winning Digistor SPW is an attractively sleek and compact USB 2.0 device that not only reads and writes every type of CD, DVD and BD but, best of all, does so without the aid of an external power supply.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 04 May 2009 By
Dan Daley | Some aspiring Blu-ray participants see the AACS licensing scheme as a speed bump on the fast track to broader BD uptake
News/News Feature - Posted 01 May 2009 By
ACP and RipGuard provide protection against unauthorized copying of content across packaged media such as DVD as well as electronic channels such as the Internet, cable, and DBS
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Apr 2009
WriteBD! provides the world's first UDF and HFS+ file system writer for re-writable Blu-ray Disc drives that enables true direct writing to disc
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Apr 2009
DTS Continues to Deliver Cutting Edge Audio Solutions
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Apr 2009
New Blu-ray Disc Media Creation Workflow Includes Authoring with Adobe Creative Suite 4 Production Premium, and Burning and Archiving with Blu-ray Writer Powered by Panasonic
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Apr 2009
Vice President of Engineering Wendy Aylsworth to Detail Stereoscopic 3D Home Mastering Definition, Parameters and More During NAB This Week
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Apr 2009
Dan Daley | Exploding number of video distribution channels, each with its own file format requirements, will redefine post production
News/News Feature - Posted 15 Apr 2009 By
Visitors to Primera's NAB booth receive free upgrades to Blu-ray Disc Recorders with purchase of select Bravo-Series Disc Publishers
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Apr 2009
The goal of the new joint venture is to make more effective use of the management resources of the two companies in the Blu-ray Disc market
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Apr 2009
Fully integrated solution for offloading and archiving Panasonic P2 HD content and is exclusively available on Rimage Producer III and Professional series of disc publishers
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Apr 2009
New Features Enhance Ease of Use for Creative Producers
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Apr 2009
Advanced Software Bundle Ushers Consumers into New Era of HD Digital Scrapbooking
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Apr 2009
MPEG LA seeks, among other things, monetary damages and an accounting of all products manufactured, used, sold or otherwise disposed of by Expedia Media that are subject to the MPEG-2 Contract
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Apr 2009
Comprised of ImageAnalysis BD, ImageCopy BD, and ImageVerify BD
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Apr 2009
Utilizes NVIDIA CUDA architecture for exceptional video output while maintaining low CPU consumption
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Apr 2009
The two billion deliveries were generated from a DVD library that now spans more than 100,000 titles, including more than 1,300 that are available in high-definition on Blu-ray
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Apr 2009
Led By the World’s Slimmest and First-Ever Wall-Mountable Blu-ray Player
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Mar 2009
Hugh Bennett | While it isn’t the least expensive option going, with its swiftness, attractive features and compelling software bundle, Plextor’s PX-B310SA offers the best performance, utility, and value of any BD Combo drive currently available. It’s a good entry point for anyone looking play BD movies and capable enough to act as a single reading and writing drive solution.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 31 Mar 2009 By
New Blu-ray reader and DVD writer combo provides all-in-one PC solution for hi-def movie playback and writing DVDs
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Mar 2009
New Blu-ray reader and DVD writer combo provides all-in-one PC solution for hi-def movie playback and writing DVDs
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Mar 2009
Led By the World’s Slimmest and First-Ever Wall-Mountable Blu-ray Player
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Mar 2009
Available in both Inkjet and Thermal variants
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Mar 2009
Designed to match both black and white PCs, the PX-860 series comes complete with two easy to change front bezels
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Mar 2009
Now supports lossless 7.1-channel audio output with ASUS Xonar HDAV Series Audio Card
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Mar 2009
Using Vinpower Digital's unique PC Network software with the advanced SharkNet Duplicator series allows users to load files directly from any authorized PC on a given network onto a duplicator
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Mar 2009
Aleratec's new 4x BD-R Blu-ray recording media has been reduced 65% to $57.99
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Mar 2009
TCL Technoly Electronics (Huizhou) Co., Limited, MIT Technology Co., Limited, and Lite-On IT Corporation to Implement Dolby TrueHD and Dolby Digital Plus in Future Blu-ray Disc Products
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Mar 2009
More titles than ever available in hi-def format
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Mar 2009
Planning to use the additional capital mainly for product development and internationalization
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Mar 2009
Consultation will ask the DTG membership of over 125 digital television broadcasters, platform operators, manufacturers and other stakeholders for their views on the technological feasibility and viability of 3DTV, and for their views on key interoperability issues
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Mar 2009
Amazon Video-on-Demand Included in VIERA CAST For 2009
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Mar 2009
The models SC-BT200 and SC-BT300 boast seven speakers to envelop viewers in a remarkably true-to-life surround sound experience
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Mar 2009
Technicolor will now provide freight management services to Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment in North America
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Mar 2009
Expresses concern that the current AACS licensing fee structure might be impeding the adoption rate of the Blu-ray Disc for non Hollywood titles.
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Mar 2009
OM&T B.V., a Dutch subsidiary of Moser Baer India Ltd, will combine the supply of the Philips CD and DVD test discs alongside its own test discs offering a comprehensive range of specialized test- and calibration discs, to serve a large number of customers in the optical disc field
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Mar 2009
Includes process technology for the manufacture of recordable Blu-ray Discs (BD-R).
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Mar 2009
New Line Includes Wi-Fi Enabled Player and S-AIR Wireless Theater Systems
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Mar 2009
Using the Pioneer BDR-203 8x BD writer drive, Vinpower Digital is able to offer the fastest duplication speed possible in up to 15 drives at once
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Feb 2009
* Patents for Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and CD formats covered in one license for Blu-ray Disc products * One-stop-shop license enables discounted royalty rates for Blu-ray Disc™ products * New license company single point of contact for licensees
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Feb 2009
Write/burns Blu-ray up to 8X speed, DVDs up to 16X and CDs up to 32X speed
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Feb 2009
Research from Futuresource Consulting reveals that consumers are on target to buy in excess of 100 million Blu-ray discs (BD) across the USA, Western Europe and Japan this year, with sales of High Definition capable LCD and plasma TVs and continued dramatic reductions in BD player prices continuing to fuel interest in packaged HD content despite the economic downturn
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Feb 2009
Industry Group Presents Awards for Best Blu-ray titles of the year 2008
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Feb 2009
Editorial/FAQ - Posted 18 Feb 2009 By
Debbie Galante Block | While the failure of SACD and DVD-Audio to go mainstream dashed my hopes of high-quality audio media superseding MP3, two recent Blu-ray music-related announcements give me reason to hope that the HD disc format may still emerge as a viable platform for high-definition audio (plus video) recordings.
News/News Feature - Posted 17 Feb 2009 By
Fitted with four Pioneer Blu-ray burners, the CopyDisc Blaze BD auto-loading duplicator delivers hands-free duplication of up to 660 Blu-ray discs in a single batch; CopyDisc Storm BD auto-loading publisher combines four Blu-ray drives with a choice of inkjet or thermal printers
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Feb 2009
Consultants and green (and Blu) ideas abound as the focus turns from high-tech to business-intensive
News/News Feature - Posted 10 Feb 2009 By
Recently, studio executives acknowledged that falling DVD sales may be a reflection of shifts in how people watch films, even if the economy were not in recession
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Feb 2009
The Ideal External Optical Drive for Business and Entertainment
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Feb 2009
BlueStar is creating new jobs and technology direction in America and Europe even as other companies are cutting jobs
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Feb 2009
As more connected CE devices become available, In-Stat expects Blu-ray DVD players/ ecorders will lead CE network client growth
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Feb 2009
Market share for high-definition video will reach 73.8% by 2017, but video-on-demand will play an ever-increasing role in home entertainment over the long term
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Feb 2009
World’s First High-Definition Content Download Distribution Service that Allows Customers to Copy Onto Removable Media Including Blu-ray Discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Feb 2009
Changes conform License coverage with revisions to the AVC/H.264 Standard
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Feb 2009
Debbie Galante Block | How is the increasing number of rental options--Blockbuster-type stores, Red Box, Netflix--affecting the movie-on-disc rental market, and the optical disc manufacturers who sell the discs? And has the infusion of Blu-ray stimulated rentals?
News/News Feature - Posted 02 Feb 2009
EMYLIA Will Integrate D-BOX Motion Code on Selected High-Definition Blu-ray titles
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Jan 2009
HDScape Blu-ray and DVD Collection Showcases the Best in Video Landscapes and Visuals
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Jan 2009
Installed base of households with HDTV is decidedly biased to two countries: the US and Japan
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Jan 2009
Lost documents, family video and photos? Don't panic. Try CDRoller.
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jan 2009
New BD50 Facility is China’s First
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jan 2009
Alliance to give consumers instant access to Blockbuster digital movie service across extensive range of home and portable devices
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Jan 2009
ADMS is the only digital media system that can transfer and store multiple media libraries, search titles stored locally and on the Internet simultaneously, and playback a wide-range of media formats including DVD, Blu-ray, streaming media and digital content from Amazon.com, MusicGiants and VideoGiants
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Jan 2009
Verification ensures users can record premium content in BDAV format on Blu-ray recordable discs with AACS protection
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Jan 2009
Cutting-Edge News for the Packaged Media Industry
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Jan 2009
sSolution bundles CyberLink Media Server 2 with JVC’s NX-BD3, the first Blu-ray theater system that supports DLNA and has already begun shipping in Europe
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Jan 2009
2009 Line Includes Blu-ray Writer and Slim Portable Models
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jan 2009
Certification enables users to enjoy cost-effective, high-definition digital entertainment on their PCs 2009 International CES
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jan 2009
New Center Will Accelerate 3D Blu-ray Format Setting, Development and Commercialization With Eye Toward 3D Home Theater Products At Retail By 2010
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jan 2009
New BD Products Scheduled to Begin Shipping in the First Half of 2009
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jan 2009
Encoder provides industry professionals with new tools for encoding video using today's most promising video technologies: the high-end Blu-ray video standard and video streaming over the Internet
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jan 2009
Expanded Line Lets Enthusiasts Create Unique Interactive Home Theater Experiences
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jan 2009
Platform will be utilized byTechnicolor to offer digital content delivery services including online and disc-based direct-to-TV solutions for Blu-ray, allowing movie studios, broadcasters, record labels and other content distributors to utilize BD-Live as a fully controllable direct marketing and e-commerce tool
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jan 2009
LCD TV features a built-in Blu-ray player for an all-in-one high definition entertainment system
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jan 2009
System includes sound bar, wireless subwoofer and Blu-ray player
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jan 2009
4X Inkjet White Printable Blu-ray Discs Are Fast to Record, Dry and Print!
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jan 2009
New player offers BD Live compatibility and AVCHD playback
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jan 2009
Netflix Members Can Instantly Watch Movies Directly On New LG Plasma and LCD HDTVs
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jan 2009
Theme of the demonstration is "encode once and deploy anywhere"
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Dec 2008
Xonar HDAV1.3 Series are the Only Audio Solution to Set All HTPCs Blu-ray-ready with Embedded ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Dec 2008
LG to Offer Consumers Unparalleled Access to Streaming Entertainment from CinemaNow, YouTube and Netflix
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Dec 2008
Sony Corp.’s new-generation PlayStation 3 (PS3) features a cost-reduced design due to integration and some key changes in components from the previous-generation model, according to a teardown conducted by iSuppli Corp
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Dec 2008
Duplium Corporation is a cutting-edge, industry leader in all things related to optical media including CD/DVD duplication, Blu-ray Disc replication, fulfillment, packaging, printing, and more
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Dec 2008
A perfect solution for those users who are looking for a compact-sized, trendy, and portable BD combo
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Dec 2008
Despite some sites reporting that "SlySoft has been beaten", the Antiguan company renowned for promoting Fair Use Rights has effectively defeated BD+ once again and much earlier than expected
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Dec 2008
Debbie Galante Block | While CDSA and Media-Tech have been refocusing to incorporate changes in business, MESA’s goal is to expand the borders further
News/News Feature - Posted 22 Dec 2008 By
More than 1,100 International Exhibitors Expected at CES
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Dec 2008
RITEK invites CES attendees to see Ridata Blu-ray discs first hand in the Ritek/Advanced Media Booth: 31761 in South Hall 3
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Dec 2008
Exploring the feasibility of integrating the Scandinavian activities of Dicentia into Sony DADC
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Dec 2008
Movie Studios Worldwide Ramp Up Blu-ray Disc Development as Blu-ray Sales Gain on Standard DVD
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Dec 2008
Pre-loading "Thriller" onto Click USB drives introduces this landmark album to a new generation of music fans in a fun and interactive way, allowing the same generation that enjoyed the original release 25 years ago to experience the music in a new way.
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Dec 2008
Specific topics to be addressed include the future of brick and mortar retailers; whether entertainment media are recession-proof; green packaging; consumer attitudes towards packaged media; the marketing of Blu-ray Discs; case studies in media manufacturing operations; and the impact of the credit crunch
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Dec 2008
Latest GfK Retail and Technology Japan figures have revealed that in the first week of November 2008, Blu-ray Disc Recorders have surpassed a 50% market share for DVD Recorders in unit terms
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Dec 2008
Blu-ray QC Specialist Has Already Delivered Four BD-Live Titles
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Dec 2008
World’s First Blu-ray Player to Feature both DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD Playback with Native Digital Audio Output via HDMI/DENON LINK or PCM Conversion with Full Bass Management
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Dec 2008
Upgrade offers numerous enhancements to the leading Blu-ray Authoring solution for Independent Production Worldwide
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Dec 2008
Times Are Tough, So Company Offers Santa Some Great Bargains on Great Ridata Gift Ideas
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Dec 2008
New research from media analyst Screen Digest finds that DVD and its successor Blu-ray Disc (BD) are set to remain the dominant force in home entertainment throughout the economic downturn and beyond
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Nov 2008
Premier entry-level Blu-ray DVD player is aimed at consumers that are looking to step up to high-definition discs but have been waiting for an affordable solution
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Nov 2008
In addition to the four drives, new multimedia and duplicator product offerings also available from Plextor in time for the holidays
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Nov 2008
Across two half-day sessions, the conference will cover all aspects of BD creation and distribution for Europe, and will examine future directions, threats, and opportunities in content storage
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Nov 2008
MBI media has been accepted by the BDA as a test disc to check the performance of BD-R 1x-6x media in various BD drives being manufactured globally
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Nov 2008
Debbie Galante Block | Part of the appeal of 3D movies to Hollywood is that you can't just download and watch a torrent of a 3D movie. So that adds value to a 3D movie since there's no downloadable equivalent. On the other hand, as soon as the 3D film is on disc, it's open season for piracy once again.
News/News Feature - Posted 18 Nov 2008 By
Beginning with "Death Race" Universal Studios Home Entertainment will include D-BOX motion code on selected High Definition Blu-ray releases
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Nov 2008
Consumers Can Now Purchase Directly From Hitachi Quickly and Securely
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Nov 2008
Native support of RED R3D files in Adobe Premiere Pro CS4, Encore CS4 and After Effects CS4 - beta now available
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Nov 2008
Jan Ozer | One of the coolest new features in Adobe Encore CS4 is the ability to insert pop-up menus over video in Blu-ray Disc projects, a feature unique among authoring programs in Encore's class. In this tutorial, I'll describe how to implement that feature as I did in a simple project I produced in early fall.
News/News Feature - Posted 11 Nov 2008
Delivers full 1080p video at 24 frames per second, the native frame rate for most original motion pictures and HD content
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Nov 2008
Product, First of Its Kind in North America, Now Available
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Nov 2008
Features Blu-Ray Disc, DVD, and DivX Ultra Authoring, AVCHD File Import, Fast HD Video Editing, 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio Input/Output, Slideshow Creation, and More
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Nov 2008
Spearheading BD-Live Development, the Company Has Already Released First BD-Live Titles
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Nov 2008
Jan Ozer | Sooner or later, if you’ve been shooting or otherwise producing high-definition video, you’re going to want to create a Blu-ray Disc. At this point, your Blu-ray authoring options range from well under $100 to burn on a desktop recorder or duplicator, to close to $100,000 for a program capable of producing Blu-ray projects that you can have pressed at a replication facility. In this article, I’ll identify the relevant categories of Blu-ray authoring software and identify the features that differentiate programs within each category.
News/News Feature - Posted 04 Nov 2008 By
Fast-Loading New T 587 Player Also Features BD Java, HDMI 1.3, Stunning 1080p Image Quality, and Advanced HD Audio Decoding
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Nov 2008
New SuperDrive Models Read/Write DVDs & CDs Faster -- Up to 20X Speed for DVDs, 48X for CDs -- Priced Starting at $29.99 for Internal, $71.99 for External FireWire + USB 2.0 Solutions; Models Offering Blu-ray Support Now Available from $149.99
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Oct 2008
Expects to Reduce Expenses by $14 Million a Year
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Oct 2008
If authoring a BD-Live disc is like coding a video game, managing a mature online infrastructure for a few years’ worth of titles with millions of unique visitors may be like running AOL or Yahoo.
News/News Feature - Posted 28 Oct 2008 By
OWC Mercury Pro features Quad Interface for FireWire 800/400, USB 2.0, and eSATA for Mac and PC; 4X Speed Blu-ray recording for 25GB and 50GB discs; Writes up to 50GB; Reads/Writes BD/BD-R/BD-RE, DVD/DVD+/-R, CD-R/RW Discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Oct 2008
Hugh Bennett | With its slew of legal agreements, upfront charges, recurring fees, and other imperatives, BD replication is a time-consuming, expensive, and all-around frustrating proposition for small- and medium-sized publishers. Here is how it all breaks down.
News/News Feature - Posted 07 Oct 2008 By
DBS-6.9 delivers full 1080p video at 24 frames per second, the native frame rate for most original motion pictures and HD content. This ensures that the user will be able to experience the playback of films recorded to Blu-ray with the smoothest, most stable reproduction possible
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Oct 2008
The iHES206 is capable of recording on today's most popular DVD and CD media in the market, and playback from media such as Blu-ray Discs, DVD, and CD
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Oct 2008
Along with the name change, Panasonic is working on the brand changeover from National to Panasonic in Japan, aiming to complete the transition by the end of March 2010
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Oct 2008
Many industry insiders feel that that AACS, the Advanced Access Content System that provides mandatory copy protection for all replicated Blu-ray Discs, is a potential industry killer. They argue that it's excess ballast, and the HD disc industry is going to plummet like a lead zeppelin if it isn’t cast off soon.
News/News Feature - Posted 30 Sep 2008 By
World's first dedicated slide show software to output directly to Blu-ray; Version 3.5 makes HD easy and creates a Blu-ray version of your slide show from start to finish
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Sep 2008
Sub-$400 Model Leaps Ahead in Recording Speed; Includes Blu-ray Disc Movie Title 'Men In Black'
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Sep 2008
Maintain the pristine quality of your HD video all the way to distribution
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Sep 2008
The New MediaStation External and Internal Drives Bring Users An All-In-One Solution for Blu-ray, DVD and CD to Fit All Their PC Entertainment Needs
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Sep 2008
Hugh Bennett | LG's Super Multi Blue Rewriter GGW-H20L offers sound writing performance, broad media compatibility, LightScribe facility and provides BD, HD DVD, and DVD video playback for those with mixed movie collections. Realistically, however, it’s expensive fare for all but die-hard enthusiasts and professionals but should prove to be a fine choice for those needing Blu-ray capabilities today.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 19 Sep 2008 By
Share the Thrill of Richer Colors, Finer Details and Crisp, Vibrant Sounds of High Definition Movies with Friends, Family and Neighbors
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Sep 2008
Market for Blu-ray players and recorders will reach 5 million in 2008 with solid growth continuing if prices decline
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Sep 2008
Brand Also Introduces New Blu-ray Disc Cleaning and Storage Accessories to Preserve, Clean and Store Precious Data and High-Definition Memories
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Sep 2008
Content Delivery and Storage Association (CDSA) and MEDIA-TECH Association (MTA) have announced that they are to join forces to provide a new industry event early next year
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Sep 2008
Inlet’s latest release of Fathom, an advanced encoding platform, produces files in any of the codecs that Blu-ray supports
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Sep 2008
Allows both companies to advance into the vast market of corporate document capture and management
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Sep 2008
Broadcom's BCM7440 Certified to Enable Blu-ray Players to Support High-Quality DivX Video
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Sep 2008
Next-Generation Features in Scenarist Version 5 Extend Sonic's Lead in Blu-ray Disc Authoring
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Sep 2008
Content verification system for VC-1, MPEG-4/AVC/H.264, and MPEG-2 streams includes format compliance checks for Blu-ray, DVD and CableLabs formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Sep 2008
Capable of recording up to about 450 hours and 220 hours of high-definition content onto the 1-TB HDD and 500-GB HDD in the HD picture quality respectively - about 5 times longer than with conventional models
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Sep 2008
Complete Authoring and Encoding for Video Post, Indie Film, and Desktop Production
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Sep 2008
DVDLogic Joins Sonic Extended Developer Group
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Sep 2008
Extended Developer Group Fosters Innovation to Simplify and Expand Advanced Interactivity Creation
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Sep 2008
For many disc developers and producers who had been working in the trenches to produce HD DVD projects, the transition to a Blu-ray-only world has been painful but manageable.
News/News Feature - Posted 09 Sep 2008 By
VideoStudio Pro X2 provides consumers with a complete HD solution for video editing and authoring
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Sep 2008
P2 card files cleared & archived onto HD BD in seconds for rapid turn-around for professional camera operatives
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Sep 2008
Offering BD-Live Functionality, Flagship Player Leads Pioneer’s Blu-ray Line
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Sep 2008
Delivers Full HD 1080p digital output, BD-ROM Profile 1.1 support and advanced custom install features
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Sep 2008
Media Asia Distribution has provided InfoSmart with a 2,000 unit test order for a film by two popular Cantonese actors, Andy Lau and Sammi Cheng, and expects to place Blu-ray disk production orders with InfoSmart of 40,000 units by September, 2008
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Sep 2008
Designed as space-savers, these new models are ideal for everything from everyday computing to editing high-definition video content
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Sep 2008
BD-Live Enabled Model Features New Technologies for Unsurpassed Picture Quality
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Sep 2008
Subscription required and sold separately
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Sep 2008
Two New Players Feature Faithful Color Reproduction Technology, HD Audio Decoders and BD-Live Compatibility to Deliver a True Cinematic Experience
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Sep 2008
New Blu-ray disc player touts one-of-a-kind convenience features with Profile 1.1 support
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Sep 2008
Survey after survey predicts that Blu-ray will never be as big as DVD. As for mobile news, particularly on the music side, enthusiasm is high in the press. So where is the excitement for content providers?
News/News Feature - Posted 02 Sep 2008 By
Player will be launched in the European market in October
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Sep 2008
BDP-6003 supports Blu-ray profile 2.0 and supports 1080p video at 60 Hz or 24 Hz and supports lossless audio from both Dolby and DTS
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Sep 2008
New More Affordable Player Brings Denon-Quality Blu-ray Performance Within Reach of More Consumers; Features HDMI 1.3a with Deep Color Support
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Sep 2008
Dolby Displays Momentum for Its Cutting-Edge Audio Technologies for Digital Entertainment at IFA 2008
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Sep 2008
New Verbatim Blu-ray Disc is suitable for recording films in high definition, backing up large amounts of office data and the long-term archiving of photos and music
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Aug 2008
New Home Theater System Enables Consumers to Enjoy High-Quality Digital Video in the Living Room IFA 2008
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Aug 2008
New system provides state of the art Blu-ray Disc home theater with new High-Definition audio codecs
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Aug 2008
BD-P2500 is compatible out-of-the-box with the latest Blu-ray interactive features available including BD Live
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Aug 2008
Dreamer's BIDDLE Platform to Enhance L2Digital-Authored Blu-Ray Discs With BD-Live Features: Interactive, Customized Content and Services
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Aug 2008
Demo shows that its 2D-plus-Depth content format can be applied to Blu-ray thereby enabling a great 3D movie viewing experience on a variety of displays
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Aug 2008
NAS targets home and small business users, going beyond just data sharing to offer advanced data management features including a built-in Blu-ray drive and version management
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Aug 2008
Model Offers RS-232C Interface and IR In/Out Ports for Seamless CI Integration, 12-Bit Deep Color, HD Audio Bitstream Output, Picture-in-Picture and Virtual Package Multimedia Features
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Aug 2008
On big titles, the share of total sales being taken by BD has already hit 5-6% and by Q4 it is possible we’ll see a 10% or even 12% share for some of the really big hitters
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Aug 2008
PS3 Bundle Includes Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, PLAYSTATION Network Voucher for PAIN and DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Aug 2008
XDE offers enhanced picture performance from standard DVDs
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Aug 2008
ArcSoft Announces Latest Certified TotalMedia Theatre
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Aug 2008
Mark Fritz | IP-enabled game consoles have the potential to be the fastest, easiest and least expensive way to download movies to your TV. Why buy a specialized set-top box when you can get the same functionality from your Xbox or PS3 game console?
News/News Feature - Posted 14 Aug 2008 By
Joint Video Team Standards Committee To Be Honored With Primetime Emmy Engineering Award for the Development of the High Profile for H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Aug 2008
Hitachi proudly presents the next generation HD camcorder able to record onto the next generation HD format, Blu-ray
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Aug 2008
Many people say that when the movie download business really takes off it will be thanks to the simplicity offered by an emerging new breed of broadband-connected set-top boxes.
News/News Feature - Posted 06 Aug 2008
TMPGEnc 4.0 XPress Users can Convert AVCHD Footage and TMPGEnc MPEG Editor 3 Users Can Output and Burn to Blu-ray
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Aug 2008
Jeff Pulera provides over 90 minutes of unique instruction on the steps, tips, and tricks necessary to maximize an HDV-to-Blu-ray workflow in the RT.X2
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Aug 2008
LG BD300 Network Blu-ray Disc Player to be Unveiled Tonight
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Jul 2008
New Encoding Tool from Sony Creative Software Supports All Blu-ray Formats, Offers Customization and 30 Percent Faster Delivery Over Previous Sony Encoder at a Competitive Price
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Jul 2008
Project promises to propel the 3-D home entertainment industry forward by setting the stage for a standard that will enable 3-D feature films and other programming to be played on all fixed devices in the home, no matter the delivery channel
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jul 2008
At the inauguration ceremony “AXIOM GOES BLU” on 18 July 2008, the Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. George Yeo, was the Guest-of-Honor
Column/Case Study - Posted 18 Jul 2008
MainConcept Reference 1.5 Brings Multi-Codec Support to a Variety of Markets Including Post Production, Broadcast, Cinema, Internet & Mobile TV and IPTV solutions
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jul 2008
New BDP-S350 Delivers Full Promise of Blu-ray Disc with New Features, Technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jul 2008
Geoff Daily | Nothing's more important to new formats than making sure they'll work once they get into the hands of consumers. And the same holds even more true for Blu-ray Disc, which not only wants to revolutionize HD distribution but also what interactive experiences can mean in the living room. Here's a look into why verification is now mandatory for authors preparing discs for replication, why it's important, and how it gets done.
News/News Feature - Posted 15 Jul 2008 By
Company Also Launches New PLAYSTATION Network Video Delivery Service and Showcases More Than 140 First-Party and Third-Party Games Across All Platforms
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Jul 2008
Achieves Major Step Toward Adoption by the Blu-ray Disc Format
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jul 2008
Debbie Galante Block | BD authoring tools and procedures continue to develop with BD-Live creating more of a challenge than 3D. However, it’s not surprising to see Sony, Technicolor, Sonic and, yet again, the aggressive Richard Diercks on the forefront of knowledge and experience.
News/News Feature - Posted 08 Jul 2008
CESI Technology’s joining BDA as a Contributor member and their establishment of the Test Center indicates the strong momentum building for the Blu-ray Disc format in China
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jul 2008
Big Step toward Future Large-Capacity Archive System
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jul 2008
Blu-ray boom stronger than expected; 31 Blu-ray lines already ordered in the first half of the year; SINGULUS expects additional orders; GfK predicts significant growth in the global Blu-ray market
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Jul 2008
Certificate confirms that the media service provider satisfies all conditions for mass market production of high quality Blu-ray Discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Jul 2008
MoSys design now available as a single chip IP for integration into a Back End Video and Display Processor, and can directly interface with a laser Power Driver IC, thus lowering the electrical bill of materials for next generation DVD platforms
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Jul 2008
New player will work with ONKYO’s high-definition A/V receivers to realize full potential of high-definition media
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Jul 2008
6X Blu-ray, 16X DVD±R/RW + DL, 5X DVD-RAM, HD DVD-ROM, LightScribe
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Jun 2008
BRT, already first Indie Blu-ray Disc manufacturing plant, will also do pre-mastering, stamping, authoring, and encoding
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Jun 2008
Delivering Optimized HD Playback and Accelerated Video Transcoding
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Jun 2008
Gütersloh factory started with the CD, followed by the DVD in 1997 and recently the new Blu-ray Disc
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Jun 2008
Hugh Bennett | When working with Blu-ray, the need to enter into and comply with various license agreements differs depending upon the circumstance. Since most videographers and duplicators deal in single or (at most) a few hundred discs at a time, the author of EMedialive's Authoritative Blu-ray Disc (BD) FAQ will address licensing issues that pertain to situations where BD content is distributed on writable rather than pressed discs.
News/News Feature - Posted 26 Jun 2008 By
Lenovo consumer desktop computers now author and play back Blu-ray videos and movies with Windows Vista support
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Jun 2008
Direct Publish to YouTube, Blu-ray Disc Burning, Cinescore Studio Custom Soundtrack Creator and Enhanced Project Wizards, Make Home Movie Projects Fast and Easy
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Jun 2008
Home video generated $15.9 billion in sales and $8.2 billion in rentals in 2007
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Jun 2008
Confirms PowerDVD’s support for the playback of interactive BD-Live movie content and high-definition MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) content stored on DVDs
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jun 2008
Mark Fritz | Will Qflix fix the DVD download market? Is CSS crucial?
News/News Feature - Posted 20 Jun 2008
Now Users can Convert AVCHD Camcorder Footage into a Variety of Popular Video Formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jun 2008
New discs have a wide power margin at any writing speeds from 1X to 6X, enabling high-quality recording, even if the drive's laser power fluctuates, resulting in greater overall drive compatibility
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jun 2008
Sony DADC, which currently employs approximately 1,180 associates at its U.S. manufacturing and distribution center in Terre Haute, will hire professional staff, engineers, technicians and operators in connection with the expansion plans
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Jun 2008
Consumers Benefit from Optimal Write Speed, Quieter Drive Usage and Anti Dust Mechanism
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Jun 2008
Debbie Galante Block | In the replication world, entertainment DVDs seem to be holding their own. CD losses are no worse than expected. And some replicators are slowly starting to invest in BD in the expectation of a decent long-term return. But what will the rest of the year and the holiday buying season bring?
News/News Feature - Posted 11 Jun 2008 By
Javelin ventures to Europe to teach Blu-ray application development in a comprehensive two day hands on seminar using only sofatronic Kaleidoscope
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Jun 2008
Singulus reports that orders for 21 Blu-ray dual layer machines were received in the 1st quarter 2008 and that additional orders followed in the 2nd quarter
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jun 2008
Opportunity to acquire patents bearing on some of the most popular multimedia technologies and services worldwide
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jun 2008
Corel WinDVD 8 now supports DTS-HD Master Audio for superior audio playback of Blu-ray Discs and high-definition video COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2008
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Jun 2008
Challenges Still Remain for Consumer Adoption of Next-Generation DVD Players and Content
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Jun 2008
Kicks Off June with $100 Gift Card Offer with Purchase of any Blu-ray Player
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Jun 2008
Now Available Through U.S. Retailers, Drives with Flexible Storage Options Ideal for Home and Office
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Jun 2008
Daily Yomiuri Online reports: Toshiba 'gets high resolution' from current DVDs
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 May 2008
Drive records, rewrites and reads 25 gigabytes (GB) or 50GB BD-R (recordable) and BD-RE (rewritable), as well as DVD±RW DL and CD±RW
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 May 2008
Companies agree to license patents covering crucial LED technology in case brought by Columbia Professor Emerita Gertrude Neumark Rothschild
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 May 2008
Facing fierce competition, patent fees compression, industrial profits' great slide, China's DVD industry faces the challenge of four role changes
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 May 2008
Compatible with latest Blu-ray Disc standards
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 May 2008
Judge makes it clear allegations false, hurt new tech company Blue Ray Technologies
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 May 2008
New More Affordable Player Brings Denon-Quality Blu-ray Performance Within Reach of More Consumers; Features HDMI 1.3a with Deep Color Support
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 May 2008
Provides burning and creativity features, including movie playback, automated video editing, disc burning, and label design tools
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 May 2008
Hardened Whole-Home Media System Now Available with Industry-Leading Blu-ray
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 May 2008
BRT plans to expand to plant near Hollywood to be closer to studios, and better handle complex new 2.0 interactive data as Blu-ray moves into its new era. Also negotiating with studios through affiliate on download technology.
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 May 2008
Few U.S. Adults are Likely to Purchase a Blu-ray Player within the Next Year
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 May 2008
Blu-ray drives will become the majority of the total market value in 2012
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 May 2008
Xbox LIVE tops 12 million members globally as Xbox 360 console sales hit more than 19 million worldwide
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 May 2008
Partnership will streamline the Development, Implementation, and Certification of Groundbreaking BD Touch Applications for the Blu-ray Industry
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 May 2008
Debbie Galante Block | How accurate is the notion that consumers will have dispensed with optical disc and moved on to electronic distribution before Blu-ray establishes itself in the home movie market?
News/News Feature - Posted 09 May 2008
Due to favorable trends SINGULUS lifts its own order forecast from 20 Blu-ray machines to about 30 machines for 2008; for the Blu-ray segment a market share of more than 65 % is targeted
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 May 2008
ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre has fulfilled all the requirements of the test specifications and received certification from DTS for DTS-HD Master Audio
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 May 2008
New Elite and Pioneer Players Deliver Reference Quality Playback with Enhanced Performance Features
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 May 2008
DMP-BD50 Continues Advancement of 1080p High Definition With Inclusion of BD-Live Function
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 May 2008
Dreamer Opens CA Office to Promote its BD-Live Software, Allowing Continual Update of Interactive, Customized Content to Consumers' TV Screens
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 May 2008
Upcoming Anthology Will Leverage Cutting-Edge Features of Blu-ray and Java Technology To Produce One of the Most Innovative Releases in Music History
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 May 2008
New Software Offers Output and Burn to Blu-ray Disc and DVD-Video Plus 171 Video Transition Effects to Create Customized Videos
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 May 2008
Geoff Daily | The future of Blu-ray is the networked experience made possible by BD-Live, but its potential is limited by the BD player's old school remote control. Enter BD Touch, a new solution from NetBlender for expanding the possibilities of BD-Live by combining the awesome power of the iPhone with Blu-ray.
News/News Feature - Posted 25 Apr 2008 By
“In the Name of the King” is the first BD 50 manufactured for splendid medien
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Apr 2008
Jan Ozer | Even with Apple absent (and DVD Studio Pro Blu-ray support notably absentee), it was an eventful NAB in the Blu-ray world. Here's the latest on the authoring, duplication, and mastering fronts.
News/News Feature - Posted 21 Apr 2008
Real-time encoding of MPEG-2 or H.264/AVC primary and secondary video streams suitable for the Blu-ray Disc format
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Apr 2008
Sonic collaborating with Sony to enhance the BD-Live creation features of the Scenarist BD authoring platform
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Apr 2008
Definitive equipment trade show for the optical media industry, will be held May 6-8 in Hall 5.0 of the Messe Frankfurt in Germany, and will be the have a strong focus on Blu-ray Disc
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Apr 2008
Scenarist 4.5 Introduces Streamlined Workflow and Enhanced BD-J Capabilities
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Apr 2008
DTS-HD MAS V1.6 includes the public release of Dynamic Automation for DTS Express, an interactive Secondary Audio codec for Blu-ray Disc
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Apr 2008
Company responds to customer demand for editing systems that offer greater speed, reliability, price-performance and creative freedom
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Apr 2008
New DVD Architect 5 and Blu-print Update Offer Specialized Solutions for High Definition DVD Production
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Apr 2008
First EDGe Program Release Helps Enhance Sonic's Scenarist High-Definition Authoring Platform
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Apr 2008
Company Committed to Being Customers' Blu-ray And Standard DVD Headquarters Company Installing Blu-ray Kiosks In Almost 5,000 Stores
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Apr 2008
AnyDVD HD updated to support "proactive renewal" April 2008
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Apr 2008
Company purchases four DVNR 2k systems for high-resolution DVD image pre-processing
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Apr 2008
Called "BD Touch," NetBlender's new technology enhances the capabilities of BD Live by enabling two-way communication between a Blu-ray player and Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch.
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Apr 2008
All-New Publishing Software, Blu-ray Disc Publishing Support, and High-Volume Disc Production Systems at NAB
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Apr 2008
Discs Feature 50 GB of Storage; Up to 4.5 Hours of HD Recording Time
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Apr 2008
Featuring maximum playback performance in supporting the latest high-definition video and audio formats, CyberLink PowerDVD 8 introduces new ways for consumers to enjoy movies beyond just watching
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Apr 2008
Discribe v6.0 Software for Mac Now Available for Primera Bravo-Series Disc Publishers
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Apr 2008
The Wait is Over for an Affordable, Award-Winning Laptop That Offers the Richness of Blu-ray High-Definition Video
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Mar 2008
InfoSmart's Equipment Purchase From Anwell Technologies Provides Strategic Advantage in the Fast Moving Blu-Ray Market; Anwell's "Smart BD" Model Can Produce up to 500,000 Units/Month
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Mar 2008
The new BluFocus product streamlines error-reporting process and allows studios, authoring companies, QA testers and player manufactures to share information associated with the development of Blu-ray Disc production in real time
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Mar 2008
WriteBD! Blu-ray Disc Drive upgrade kit provides a simple way to connect and run a rewritable Blu-ray Disc drive on most Windows desktop systems
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Mar 2008
According to "Blu-ray Devices: Forecasting Sales and Ownership," Sony's PS3 games console will continue to drive the Blu-ray market until 2009, after which standalone Blu-ray players will become the dominant segment
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Mar 2008
High-Quality MPEG-2 and H.264 Encoding for DVD, HD DVD, Blu-ray Disc and Web, Plus Adobe Integration
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Mar 2008
Strategic global partnership brings together decades of industry and technical expertise from both sides of the Atlantic with a shared vision to establish the Kaleidoscope platform as the standard for BD-J development
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Mar 2008
PX-B920SA drive features 4X BD-R write speed and a Serial ATA (SATA) interface for fast data throughput, up to 150 Mbits/sec; PX-B920SA is a Blu-Ray burner that also plays HD DVD discs and supports high-speed reading and recording of DVD and CD media formats, including DVD-RAM, Dual Layer DVD, Double Layer DVD, DVD±R/RW, and CD-R/RW
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Mar 2008
Reads Blu-ray Disc at 4X (17,844KB per sec.), DVD-ROM at 12X, DVD+/-R at 12X, DVD-RAM at 5X and CD at 32X
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Mar 2008
PS3 Owners Will Soon Enjoy Downloadable Movie Content, Games And More With Blu-ray Disc(TM) Profile 2.0; PS3's Interoperability With PSP Will Also Be Enhanced
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Mar 2008
NXP Software's LifeVibes ALL2HD Turns Corel WinDVD 9 Plus into the First PC Video Player to Transform SD Content to Near-HD Quality, With Unique Motion, Resolution, and Sharpness Enhancements
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Mar 2008
Nexis Publisher now available with BD write capability combined with DVD and CD formats in the same configuration
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Mar 2008
With today's release of version 6.4.0.0 of AnyDVD HD it is now possible to make backup security copies of Blu-ray discs protected with BD+
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Mar 2008
Leading Consumer Electronics Retailer will Send $50 Gift Cards to Customers Who Purchased an HD DVD Player from Best Buy in the U.S.
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Mar 2008
Newest Release Offers Consumers Enhanced Viewing Options with a New, More Intuitive User Interface, New State-of-the-Art Upscaling Capability, Enhanced Blu-ray Disc Playback and the latest High-Definition Surround Sound Technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Mar 2008
Company Plans Aggressive Slate of Feature Film and Music Programming
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Mar 2008
Matrix 7.0 provides definitive representation of domestic DVD players sold
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Mar 2008
Six New Blu-ray/DVD Players Receive DivX Certification
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Mar 2008
CyberLink PowerProducer -- Produce High-Definition Home Movies and Slideshows on Discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Mar 2008
Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada recipients of returned players
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Mar 2008
Media-Tech North American Conference is Disc Industry’s First Post-War Conclave
News/News Feature - Posted 07 Mar 2008 By
Owners of the original DVE HD DVD Can Upgrade to DVE: HD; Basics in Either Blu-ray or HD DVD Format for just $14.95; Blu-Ray and HD DVD Disc Versions to Be Released on March 25, 2008
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Mar 2008
Sonic Scenarist Authoring and CineVision Encoding Systems Power Output Growth
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Mar 2008
New Features Include Command Line Client and Support for Popular Subnotebooks with Small Screen Resolution CeBIT 2008
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Mar 2008
Purchase Accelerates Time to Integration of Front-End and Back-End Blu-ray Disc Capabilities into Next Generation Broadcom(R) Consumer Electronics Products
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Mar 2008
Next Generation DVD Player to be Available in Europe and Russia
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Mar 2008
Group has selected Singulus as its supplier in its Blu-ray investment programme, making MPO the one and only independent manufacturer in Europe to have a complete Blu-ray manufacturing chain from mastering to replication
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Feb 2008
Dan Daley | Versatile Multilayer Disc has lower manufacturing costs versus BD and the late HD DVD thanks to its ability to get 30GB onto a red laser-read disc, but it's content-lite in a content-rich universe.
News/News Feature - Posted 29 Feb 2008 By
Next-generation DVD sales skyrocket in 2007 with strong predictions for 2008
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Feb 2008
Leading HD tools provider announces addition of an affordable GUI-based Blu-ray solution for DVD authorers making the transition to BD
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Feb 2008
Company offers the industry's widest range of automated Blu-ray Disc Publishers
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Feb 2008
"Internet Protocol (IP)-Enabled Consumer Electronics: Are we there yet?" analyzes the service providers, equipment vendors, content service offerings and technology in the multimedia-networked home
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Feb 2008
Recordable BD-R LTH TYPE to Go on Sale
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Feb 2008
Cutting-edge solution for post production is the most powerful and flexible HD AVC encoding tool available for purchase by facilities with compression and authoring services.
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Feb 2008
Priced at $16,900 The Eidos 20 BD Embodies Goldmund's Signature High-Tech Refinement
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Feb 2008
Launches state-of-the-art Blu-ray testing solution designed specifically to analyze the complexities of this emerging home entertainment media
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Feb 2008
Teaming with LG, the SharkBlu series offers the fastest Blu-ray duplication speed on the market
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Feb 2008
Amazon.com will more prominently promote Blu-ray hardware and software products on its website
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Feb 2008
Enhanced Empire Way testing facility in Burbank, Calif. will provide complete testing and quality control for Blu-ray (including HDMV, BD-J and BD-LIVE) and HD DVD (including advanced HDi features such as web connectivity)
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Feb 2008
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to Integrate the Ensequence on-Q Create Suite Into Blu-print, Sony’s Blu-ray Disc Authoring System, Enabling Blu-ray Disc Developers to Create and Distribute Dynamic Interactive Experiences to Blu-ray Disc Viewers Worldwide
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Feb 2008
Company Remains Focused on Championing Consumer Access to High Definition Content
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Feb 2008
The change will take place quickly over the next several months whereby the retailer will phase out HD DVD offerings and reorganize shelf space
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Feb 2008
Hugh Bennett | In official circles, Pioneer’s BDC-2202 is known as a “BD Combo Drive.” To the rest of the world, it’s an internal computer device that reads Blu-ray Discs (BDs), DVDs, and CDs, as well as writes DVDs and CDs.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 15 Feb 2008 By
1:3 Copy Cruiser Blu LS incorporates three, 6x, SATA Blu-ray drives that can simultaneously produce up to 3 silkscreen quality, direct to disc DVD or CD LightScribe labels or up to 3 Blu-ray, DVD or CD disc copies in record time
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Feb 2008
Online rental service will purchase only Blu-ray discs and will phase out by roughly year's end the alternative high-def format, HD DVD, developed by Toshiba
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Feb 2008
Beginning in early March, the leading consumer electronics retailer will prominently showcase Blu-ray hardware and software products in its Best Buy retail and online channels in the United States
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Feb 2008
Debbie Galante Block | Will high-def audio be a selling point for hi-def discs? Industry pundits say convenience will still trump quality where audio is concerned
News/News Feature - Posted 11 Feb 2008 By
Space Ace has been completely restored and enhanced with an all-new 5.1 surround sound mix
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Feb 2008
Provides SINGULUS with an excellent market position for Blu-ray production machines
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Jan 2008
New Product Releases to Streamline BD-Live and DVD-on-Demand Content Production
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Jan 2008
New Retail PCs also Include AMD Quad-Core Processors and Leading Graphics for Fast System Performance
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Jan 2008
DVD6C has revised its worldwide patent licensing program beginning on and after January 1, 2008, including offering a new license agreement which offers reduced royalty rates on certain products and additional licensing options
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Jan 2008
This agreement makes Sony the first major Hollywood studio to present its home video titles using HP's service
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Jan 2008
Company to begin duplicating USB flash drives
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Jan 2008
Suite of programs for home entertainment
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jan 2008
Surround sound and headphone technology demo
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Jan 2008
High-Quality MPEG-2 and H.264 Encoding for DVD, HD DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and Web, Plus Adobe Integration
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jan 2008
New BDU-X10S BD-ROM drive comes with CyberLink's PowerDVD BD Edition software for playback of commercial movie titles, recorded Blu-ray Disc home videos, DVD-ROMs and CD-ROMs
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jan 2008
Decision Made in Response to Strong Consumer Preference for Format
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Jan 2008
HD DVD PG: "We believe widespread adoption of a next generation format will ultimately be determined by the consumer."
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Jan 2008
Allows the playback of high-definition movie content with multiple video streams, providing users with real-time Picture-in-Picture viewing experience such as watching the movie and video commentaries simultaneously
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Jan 2008
PS3 to Add DivX Video Support, Blu-ray Disc Profile 1.1; PSP to Offer Internet Radio
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Dec 2007
French disc manufacturer Quantum Optical Laboratories (QOL), Vernouillet, received the first fully automated production system BLULINE for Blu-ray Discs on October 22nd, 2007
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Dec 2007
New BDMV Certification Lets Users Create and View Content Based on Commercial Blu-ray Disc Technology Standards
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Dec 2007
Zebra Blu-ray / HD DVD Player Plays Both Formats and Burns DVDR/RW and CDRW Media
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Dec 2007
TDG's Latest Research Suggests HD DVD May Benefit from Pull of Mainstream HDTV Buyers
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Dec 2007
Intellikey Labs Launches First-Ever Shopping Guide To Best Prepare Consumers During The Hi-Def DVD Shopping Season
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Nov 2007
CD Video will take delivery of the DVD-HD system in November and will install a BD line in Q1 2008; the BD line is modular and can be upgraded to BD-DL when the market requires
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Nov 2007
FKH Electronic will be distributing its 1080p HD VMD Multilayer Players to retail outlets in Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, and Slovakia
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Nov 2007
Powered by nVidia GeForce Go 8800GTX, supporting SLI technology, FSB1333 FSB, 750GB of SATA-300 with RAID 5 and three hard drives, and Blu-ray drive
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Nov 2007
Leading Industry Analyst Traces Trends and Opportunities in Ultra-High Capacity Optical Storage; Calls "2-Photon-3D" Technology Best Extension of and Successor to Blu-ray Storage
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Nov 2007
Technology Selected as Standard by Blu-ray for Content Security Platform Known as BD+
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Nov 2007
enables dual-channel native 1080/60p decoding, encoding, and transcoding for next-generation media players/recorders supporting the HD DVD and Blu-Ray optical disc formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Nov 2007
MPEG LA seeks, among other things, declaratory, injunctive and other equitable relief
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Nov 2007
All-in-One Playback and Creativity Suite for High Definition Discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Nov 2007
New Device Allows Delivery of Up to Six Video Signals - from Computers, DVD and Blu-ray Players, TiVo Systems and Other Consumer Electronics - to Up to Six Displays
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Nov 2007
Statement from Jonathan Magasanik, Vice President and General Merchandise Manager, Home Electronics, Sears Holdings
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Nov 2007
Only Blu-ray Player to Feature Final Standard Profile; available mid-November
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Oct 2007
In response to increasing demand for high-definition movies, Rogers Video is expanding its HD DVD and Blu-ray disc rentals on top new movie releases in over 250 stores across Canada
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Oct 2007
PUSHHD has decided to have all of its future check discs tested by AudioDev's TestCenter in Agoura Hills, CA to ensure the discs' playability and compatibility, as well as to ensure the discs' specifications are within the guidelines of industry standards
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Oct 2007
From Director Michael Bay and Executive Producer Steven Spielberg, In Association With Hasbro, Record-Setting DVD and HD DVD Sales Underscore TRANSFORMERS' Status As Franchise Of Inter-Galactic Proportions
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Oct 2007
Conforming to Blu-ray Disc Recordable Format Ver.1.2; Developing Technology for Recordable Blu-ray Discs with Metal Nitride Film; Capable of Multiple-Layered, High Speed Recording
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Oct 2007
New 40GB Model to be Available in North America on November 2nd for $399; Effective Immediately, 80GB PS3 to be Priced at $499
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Oct 2007
Highly integrated SMP8634 media processor selected by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. to power BD-P1400
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Oct 2007
Opens new facility in Taiwan focusing on BD-ROM, both single and dual layer, equipped with quality control systems from DaTARIUS
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Oct 2007
Cuts Burning Time in Half from Previous Model
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Oct 2007
18 Titles to Choose From in Blu-ray High Definition
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Oct 2007
Production milestone reflects the increasing popularity of 50 Gigabyte Blu-ray Disc in the Home Entertainment market
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Oct 2007
EclipseSuite BD process allows Infodisc to analyze incoming titles, encrypt them with Blu-ray's AACS copy protection, prepare the images for mastering, and perform a verification check on the final replicas
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Sep 2007
Bringing High-Definition Blu-ray Disc Playback to Distribution Channel
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Sep 2007
The Acclaimed Trilogy of Tributes to the Classic MGM Musicals Debuts on HD DVD and Blu Ray Disc on November 13th, from Sparkling Full 1080p High Definition Masters and Featuring Dolby True HD Audio
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Sep 2007
This order is another positive signal for the launch of Blu-ray Discs in Europe
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Sep 2007
new models offer strengthened functionality to give improved performance in the key areas of "high picture and sound quality," "long-duration recording," and "easy operation"
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Sep 2007
Debbie Galante Block | Despite market confusion created by the HD DVD/Blu-ray format war, and consumer reluctance to embrace the formats, replicators say the summer sales doldrums are over and predict a reasonably strong fall.
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Maxell 8cm single layer Blu-ray BD-R and BD-RE are compatible with the latest Blu-ray camcorders providing a recording capacity of 7.5 GB allowing the disc to store one hour of full high-definition picture quality at 1920 x 1080 pixels
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Sep 2007
Industry Leaders Develop and Promote CH-DVD, a New High Definition DVD Standard for Chinese Market
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New Blu-ray disc player combines slim design with one-of-a-kind features for Full 1080p HD Viewing CEDIA EXPO 2007 Booth #722
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Sep 2007
New Player is Industry's First to Offer HDMI 1.3 Connectivity for Lossless Advanced Audio Decoding CEDIA EXPO 2007 Booth #740
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Sep 2007
New office to support increasing sales of Primera's products in the Asia Pacific region
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Sep 2007
New Super Blu Player Offers New Features and Functionality, Continues to Provide Consumers Choice Based on Content, not Format
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Sep 2007
Adding ES and Step-up Models with Advanced Audio Codec Support
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Sep 2007
Device Features 500GB Hard Drive, 200 Blu-ray Disc/DVD/CD Changer
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Sep 2007
Joins more than 170 of the world's leading consumer electronic, computer companies and content providers
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Aug 2007
BDP7100 brings stunning 1080p true high definition pictures, and brilliant imagery
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Aug 2007
Nero presents its latest technology by bringing a beach atmosphere to Berlin
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Aug 2007
Singulus Technologies announces two new orders for Blu-ray Disc production lines BLULINE
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Aug 2007
Blu-Ray and HD DVD packaging now available at CDROM2GO.COM
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Aug 2007
FireWire/USB2 Plug & Play Blu-ray Burners Now Priced Starting at $499.99
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Aug 2007
Focuses on Company's High Definition Products Across Multiple Categories
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Aug 2007
Allows instant playback of media stored on its MediaServer including HD and SD DVD movies, CD, MP3 and WAV music, photos and downloaded movies and music via the new Axonix NetPlay service
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Aug 2007
Illuminates the positive reception from retailers and consumers for the new high-definition format since its launch just four months ago in April 2007
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Aug 2007
Don't Set Up Without It: Easy-To-Use HD Basics Helps Novice Users and Aficionados Enjoy Optimum HDTV Results and Understanding; HD DVD and Blu-Ray Disc Versions to Be Released on October 30, 2007
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Aug 2007
New 4500 Series Disc Publishing Systems includes the 500-disc HP SI1000 Inkjet system from Hewlett-Packard's Specialty Printing Systems Division with four CD/DVD or Blu-ray recorders
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Aug 2007
Debbie Galante Block | For many consumers, gaming will be their first exposure to HD video delivered on disc. Will the gaming market drive one or both of the HD disc formats into the mainstream, just as the gaming market provided the widest and most appreciative adopters for surround sound?
News/News Feature - Posted 03 Aug 2007 By
Infodisc Technology GmbH Is First Independent Blu-ray Manufacturer in Western Europe with Oerlikon Equipment
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Aug 2007
Mini Blu-ray discs deliver remarkable capacity for a wide range of HD video applications
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Aug 2007
3-inch Recordable and Rewriteable Discs Provide One Hour of Continuous Video Recording in High-Definition (1920×1080i) for BD Camcorders
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Aug 2007
Discs enable long-duration filming of approximately 60 minutes with full high-definition picture quality which has 1920 x 1080 pixels
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Aug 2007
Two New Camcorders Can Record 1920x1080 Full High Definition Video on a Blu-ray Disc
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Aug 2007
Developed for professional users, the BDR-202 internal drive for PCs supports the writing of both write-once (BD-R) and rewritable (BD-RE) single-layer Blu-ray discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Aug 2007
Initiative to provide hands-on instruction for DVD industry professionals looking to become proficient in BD-Java and HDi programming, the native coding languages for advanced content features on Blu-Ray Disc and HD-DVD titles
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Jul 2007
Advantages in retail, Hollywood support, and the PS3 push Blu-ray ahead
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Jul 2007
Stephen F. Nathans | When will desktop HD disc production become a viable business strategy for small-studio video producers with HDTV-ready clientele?
News/News Feature - Posted 26 Jul 2007 By
New Products Represent the Pinnacle of High-Definition DVD Video and Audio Performance; Offer Exciting Interactive Capabilities
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Jul 2007
UDF File System Developer Toolkit Supports Windows and Linux Systems
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Jul 2007
October 30, 2007 is the official release date for the complete line of scenic HDScape Blu-ray Discs Home Media Expo 2007
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jul 2007
New VRD-MC5 model can now transfer AVCHD(TM) quality videos to DVD discs in their native 1080i HD resolution when connected directly to a Sony hard drive or Memory Stick Handycam camcorder
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jul 2007
Rentrak Expands Its Relationship With Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to Include Distribution of High Definition Blu-ray Discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jul 2007
Conference Registration is Now Open
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jul 2007
Bundled software expands disc writing capabilities for full-featured performance
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Jul 2007
Paddle-up Package for Improved Heat Dissipation
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Jul 2007
Provides quick and easy way to prevent unauthorized use of sensitive data recorded on discarded discs and unwanted credit cards, or outdated documents containing secret, classified, business, and personal confidential information
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jul 2007
Companies and organizations can now duplicate and print CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs (BDs) as easily as printing to a networked laser printer
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jul 2007
80GB System Designed for Today's Connected Gamer, 60GB Price Now $499
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jul 2007
New discs will be available in both 25GB (shipping in July) and 50GB (shipping in September)
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Jul 2007
Program includes the BD+ Specifications and Agreement for BD+ Adopters (Player/Chip Manufacturers), as well as BD+ Content Participants and authorized BD+ code developers
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Jun 2007
Summer-Long Consumer Promotion Ties Into The Growing Momentum For The Blu-ray Disc Format campaign supported by major print and online media campaigns
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Jun 2007
NetBlender will integrate Corel's PureHD Authoring Multiplexer into the upcoming release of DoStudio, which creates the Advanced Content Layer for HD DVD and Blu-ray Discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Jun 2007
Chris Randall | It appears that the wait for a Blu-ray Disc authoring solution fully integrated with a mainstream pro NLE is over, with software giant Adobe selecting Blu-ray as their format of choice for delivery of HD video in the new CS3 version of Encore, which debuts in July with the release of Adobe CS3 Production Premium. Here's a quick walkthrough of Blu-ray Disc workflow in Encore CS3.
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Duplicator will be launched with an introductory mail-in rebate through July 31, 2007 for 20 Aleratec duplicator grade Blu-ray BD-R Blu-ray blank discs FREE with purchase (a $360 value)
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Jun 2007
Updates available in the following categories: Compatibility; References, Suggested Reading
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jun 2007
Company will continue to offer HD DVD titles online and in select number of stores
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Jun 2007
Company Also Plans to Release First U.S. Notebook with Writable HD DVD Drive in Third Quarter
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Jun 2007
Debbie Galante Block | With the holiday selling season five months away, manufacturers and retailers are already banking on high definition's promise for end-of-year sales. Will it just be HDTVs that sell, or will HD DVD and Blu-ray players begin to make their mark? Halfway through 2007, it's time to take a look at both formats' progress.
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Next-Generation Disc Player Offers High-definition Audio for a Superior Home Theater Experience
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jun 2007
Leading Video Playback Software Delivers Latest High-resolution Audio
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jun 2007
BlueDisk Driver for Mac OS 10.4 provides world's first Mac "Finder" interface to re-writable Blu-ray Disc Drives for "drag & drop" writing
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Jun 2007
Hugh Bennett | EMedialive announces updates to The Authoritative Blu-ray Disc (BD) FAQ in the following categories: Compatibility; Industry Support, Prices and Availability; References, Suggested Reading.
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Primera adds increased Blu-ray Disc capacity with its new Bravo XRP-Blu Disc Publisher
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Jun 2007
BDP-S300 expected to broaden the high-definition disc player market while delivering new features including the advanced Dolby Digital Plus audio codec as well as BRAVIA Theatre Sync and CD playback
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Jun 2007
The company will be showcasing its high definition surround audio technology for the next generation optical disc formats utilizing a high-end desktop PC with a Blu-ray Disc drive featuring DTS-HD Master Audio at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Jun 2007
Laptop will support 3 SATA hard drives using RAID 0,1,or 5, with Dual GeForce 7950 card support via SLI and Blu-ray option
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 May 2007
Hugh Bennett | For similar money to Pioneer's BDR-101A, the PX-B900A offers more features including dual-layer BD-R/RE burning, superior blank media support, and CD reading and writing abilities, as well as a functional software suite. That said, it's still early in the game and BD recorders of all stripes need time to mature and reach an affordable price level to attract a larger audience. But Plextor has made a good start.
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Brings Superior Quality HD Experience to Consumers, Faster Time to Market for OEMs
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 May 2007
Updates available in the following categories: Compatibility; Device Connections; Industry Support, Prices and Availability; References, Suggested Reading
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 May 2007
Warner Home Video Leads the High Definition Disc Market with Two of the Top-Selling HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc Titles
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 May 2007
Fully redesigned burning application offers groundbreaking efficiency, flexibility, and ease-of-use
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 May 2007
Bravo SE Blu and Bravo XR-Blu Disc Publishers now burn and print Dual-Layer, 50GB Blu-ray Disc media
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 May 2007
Leading independent replicator Quantum Optical Laboratories (QOL) of Vernouillet, France has selected dr.schwab Inspection Technology's DOMS XE-blu inspection system to support its move into mastering high-definition formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 May 2007
Adding dts-HD High Resolution and Dolby True HD and Bundling of Hit Movies Highlight DMP-BD10A's Features
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 May 2007
Laser-Video Multimedia has recently equipped its Russian facility in Moscow with DaTABANK™ system, and is also collaborating on a Russian edition of the DaTARIUS BD and HD DVD Signal Guides
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 May 2007
Contest Kicks Off at Sun Microsystems' JavaOne Conference in San Francisco
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 May 2007
Debbie Galante Block | Do optical discs have a future in backup, archiving, and other storage applications? Chances are we'll be using optical discs for these purposes until 2025 and beyond.
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1394’s Bandwidth, Quality, Reliability are Keys to Blu-Ray Connectivity
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 May 2007
Revolutionary Blu-ray disc range is now officially on the market
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 May 2007
Newest Release Delivers Next-generation Video Editing, Authoring and Sharing Features to New and Advanced Users
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Apr 2007
Company to Bring Both 25 GB and 50 GB Types to Market This Summer
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Apr 2007
Geoff Daily | As with DVD, proper testing is essential for producing a quality, replication-ready HD disc. Given the exponentially more complex inner workings of next-gen discs and the current state of the technological ecosphere built up around these products, testing disc images has produced a string of challenges.
News/News Feature - Posted 26 Apr 2007 By
Holographic, Blu-ray and HD-DVD Ready to Meet Growing HD Storage, Archival and Recording Needs for Broadcasters Las Vegas, NV
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Apr 2007
Early Releases of Adobe Premiere Pro CS3, After Effects CS3 and Soundbooth CS3 Available
Column/Case Study - Posted 16 Apr 2007
Features 50 GB of Storage Capacity and up to 4.5 Hours of HD Recording Time
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Apr 2007
Unveil Sonic CineVision PSE, a New Parallel Stream Encoder Based on Microsoft Technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Apr 2007
Offers Economical Nearline Storage Capability to the ProxSys Family of MAM Solutions
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Apr 2007
UP5000 will fully support both HD-DVD and Blu-ray Disc formats and their interactive technologies, HDi and BD-Java
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Apr 2007
Streamlines Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD Title Creation
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Apr 2007
Low-Profile Slot-Loading Drive Provides 50 GB of Storage on 1 Disk for Apple PowerBook, iBook, MacBook Pro, iMac & Mac mini
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Apr 2007
Exterior styling removes boundaries between urban and rural vehicles; four-seat interior is "future-oriented" with AMOLED and Blu-ray technologies
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Apr 2007
New Co-sponsors Include: AMD, IBM, Nokia, SAP, Sprint and Terracotta
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Apr 2007
Hugh Bennett | Updates available in the following categories: Physical, Logical, and Application Specifications; Compatibility; Device Connections; Industry Support, Prices and Availability; and References, Suggested Readings, and Resources.
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Apr 2007 By
Hugh Bennett | Some suggest the conflict between Blu-ray Disc (BD) and HD DVD can be resolved by simply offering devices compatible with both formats. I’m not so sure. It’s easy to paint a rosy picture of peaceful coexistence, but compromise comes at a price.
News/News Feature - Posted 03 Apr 2007 By
Anthony Burokas | At a time when Apple is stratifying users between $80 consumer iLife apps—iMovie and iDVD—or the $1,300 Final Cut Studio package, Adobe basically invites Mac users to dig out their old copy of Premiere and sign up for the Premiere Pro CS3 Upgrade for just $299, with the Blu-ray capable Encore CS3 thrown into the mix as well.
News/News Feature - Posted 28 Mar 2007 By
Newest Release of Award-winning Consumer DVD Authoring and Burning Application offers Studio-quality Results for Standard and High-definition Video
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Mar 2007
Cross-platform suite integrates video editing, audio, effects, graphics, and multimedia tools, with Blu-ray authoring added to Encore CS3; inclusion of On Location (nee DV Rack) and Ultra CS3 boon to corporate producers; Flash CS3 Pro bundled/integrated as well
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Mar 2007
Capable of Recording up to 250 Hours of HD Programming or One TeraByte of Data on a Single, Cost-Effective DVD-Size Optical Disc
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Mar 2007
Jan Ozer | Ulead DVD MovieFactory ($79.99) is the best choice I’ve seen for video producers who need to deliver both Blu-ray and HD DVD for their clients now. HD DVD authoring is about what you’d expect in terms of DVD authoring from a consumer product, but Blu-ray is more limited. If you need menus on your Blu-ray discs, Roxio DVDit Pro HD is a better choice, but it costs a bunch more and has its own player-related issues.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 25 Mar 2007 By
New Discs from Leading Blu-ray Technology Developer Offer Ultimate Combination of Bit-Perfect Performance, Durability, and Crisp, Vivid Surface Printing
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Mar 2007
Major step towards NME's French expansion for which MCA Technology has been given exclusive distribution rights in addition to introducing NME to parts of other European territories where MCA has a strong footprint
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Mar 2007
Tackling the realities of HD broadcasting--2-day conference to be held June 25-26 at RIBA HQ in Central London
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Mar 2007
Geoff Daily | As with DVD, proper testing is essential for producing a quality, replication-ready HD disc. Given the more complex inner workings of next-gen discs and the current state of the technological ecosphere built up around these products, testing disc images has produced a string of challenges.
News/News Feature - Posted 16 Mar 2007 By
Nero 7 to include the debut of SecurDisc as well as Blu-ray and AVCHD certifications CeBIT 2007
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Mar 2007
Burn Blu-ray, DVD, DVD-RAM, CD, & All Popular Types of Optical Media
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Mar 2007
Industry’s Highest Power Level Enables High-Speed 6X Recording on Next-Generation Dual-Layer DVDs
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Mar 2007
VC-1 Patent Portfolio License offers fair, reasonable, nondiscriminatory access to essential VC-1 intellectual property owned by multiple patent holders in a single license as an alternative to negotiating separate licenses
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Mar 2007
Jan Ozer | Not long ago, I briefly had the feeling that small-studio producers could actually drive HD market acceptance and perhaps even impact the Blu-ray vs. HD DVD marketing war. Then I bought another Blu-ray player and got a sudden dose of reality.
News/News Feature - Posted 09 Mar 2007 By
50 GB Blu-ray disc manufacturing to start in March 2007
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Mar 2007
Production technology developed for the mass production of dual-layer Blu-ray Discs with a storage capacity of 50GB
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Mar 2007
Hugh Bennett | New information available on BD9, BD-Video, BD-Live Profiles, BD CE recorders, and printable BD-R discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Mar 2007 By
New 2 and 4-Drive Blu-Ray Towers allow users to duplicate Blu-Ray discs (BD-Rs), DVD-Rs, and CD-Rs all on one machine
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Mar 2007
$600 model features a new design, advanced audio codecs, BRAVIA Theater Sync, and CD playback
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Feb 2007
Deal with PC Rush to bring HD Versatile Multilayer Disc (VMD) players to the U.S. market for the first time
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Feb 2007
Life time exceeded 10,000 hours and stable operation was achieved for 1000 hours with the condition of 320 mW pulsed operation at 80°Ccase temperature
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Feb 2007
Blu-ray media with award-winning AquaGuard technology ideal for professional disc duplication using Primera's Bravo XR-Blu and Bravo SE Blu Disc Publishers
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Feb 2007
Frank Simonis will give a technical update on the Blu-ray Disc format on March 6, at 10.00 am
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Feb 2007
Fourth Meeting of Patent Holders Held
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Feb 2007
Hugh Bennett | Updates on several topics including the availability of double-sided BD and BD/DVD combo discs, available formats, and the cost of BD CE players, movie titles, and computer drives
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Feb 2007
Detailed information will be presented at the European MEDIA-TECH Showcase & Conference 2007 in Barcelona, Spain, at the Congress Center of Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Feb 2007
John Calkins, Senior Vice President Corporate Development of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), has will address the international media-manufacturing professionals of the MEDIA-TECH industry on the first day of the conference, March 6
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Feb 2007
Hugh Bennett | Total Hi Def Disc (THD) is hardly the savior of Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD
News/News Feature - Posted 14 Feb 2007
Industry’s First Blu-ray Disc Player to Record High-Definition TV introduced to Japanese market; has Recording function that works with the AQUOS LCD TV iLink connection to allow recording of high-definition programs on Blu-ray Disc (BD-RE)
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Feb 2007
PTDevSuite enables software developers to easily integrate automated CD/DVD/BD burning and printing into their software applications
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Feb 2007
Designed to meet the needs of the increasingly popular direct-to-disc tapeless recording segment within the professional video and broadcast market
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Feb 2007
OM&T, as a pioneer in optical media R&D, will enhance the leadership position of Moser Baer in the next-generation optical format race
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Feb 2007
First Graphical User Interface Tool for Creating Advanced Content for HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Feb 2007
Super Multi Blue Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD Player Offers “Solution” to Next-Generation Disc Format War
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Feb 2007
Pre-Replication Content Verification Facility to Accelerate Release Blu-ray Disc Video Titles
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Feb 2007
Lee Rickwood | Despite continued market uncertainty about the viability of competing hi-def DVD formats, capacities, and physical properties, we move forward—all the while hoping to get definitive answers about the future of authoring, burning, duplicating, and replicating DVDs with standard or high-definition video content.
News/News Feature - Posted 01 Feb 2007 By
Mark Fritz | You can talk about fancy pop-up menus all you want, but the interactive capability that really stands out and promises to propel HD to stardom is internet connectivity, pundits say—hook up HD disc players to the web and the sky will indeed be the limit.
News/News Feature - Posted 29 Jan 2007 By
Half-height internal drive available now for $699 with Toast 8 Titanium
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Jan 2007
Studio’s U.S. Research Shows Blu-ray Disc Vastly Outpacing HD DVD
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Jan 2007
Confirms that AACS Title Keys have appeared on public web sites without authorization
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Jan 2007
Innovative New Capabilities and Mac Platform Firsts Include: TiVoToGo, Blu-ray Disc Burning, Disc Cataloging, Cross-Platform Data Spanning and Recovery, and Advanced Audio Tools
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jan 2007
Updates available regarding Total Hi Def Discs, computer BD recorders, consumer electronics BD players, and more
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Jan 2007 By
New high-definition “digital living system” with integrated Blu-ray Disc technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jan 2007
New information on Total Hi Def Discs and more
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Jan 2007
EMedialive announces updates to The Authoritative Blu-ray Disc (BD) FAQ in the following categories: Compatibility; Physical, Logical, and Application Specifications; Industry Support, Prices and Availability; References, Suggested Reading, and Resources.
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Jan 2007
Technology Advances Deliver Superior HD DVD-R DL Recording
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jan 2007
Sonic's Jim Taylor exlpains how the discs will combine the technology of physical discs with the Web 2.0 economics of digital distribution
News/News Feature - Posted 05 Jan 2007
New products include Blu-ray Drive, Ethernet Big Disk, Ethernet RAID, and more
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Jan 2007
Stephen F. Nathans | So far the new year has brought two major announcements, one I've been hoping to see for a long time--Adobe Production Studio for Mac--and another I've been hoping would never happen: the dreaded two-headed HD DVD/Blu-ray Combo player
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Details to be provided at CES
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Jan 2007
Anthony Burokas | As YouTube, MySpace, and other streaming sites take centerstage in electronic media, one must wonder about the value of HD in a highly compressed, shrinking-screen world.
News/News Feature - Posted 03 Jan 2007 By
Tim Siglin | How do you budget for a video recording, production, and media delivery solution for a small house of worship? Here are two ways of thinking through a very low-cost solution.
News/News Feature - Posted 03 Jan 2007 By
Deluxe Digital High Definition Media Center manufactured the first Blu-ray title with AACS & ROM Mark using the ODC-Nimbus HDBD LBR on January 3, 2007 utilizing DCA’s MIS Pro Blu-ray formatter
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Jan 2007
Hugh Bennett | Compact, capable and efficient, the Bravo SE is an excellent option for event videographers, musicians, sales and marketing associates, or anyone else who needs small-run disc copying and professional appearance labeling. By far the lowest cost Blu-ray Disc duplication option going, the Bravo SE should also find a home with game and software developers who desperately need BD capabilities but are unwilling to dump huge amounts of money into larger duplicators that will quickly become obsolete as writable BD technology evolves.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 15 Dec 2006
Titles include Alien vs. Predator, Courage Under Fire and Broken Arrow
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Dec 2006
Features a Dual Core, SLI capable notebook with up to 4GB of high speed DDR2 memory
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Dec 2006
Jan Ozer | This article discusses three ways to produce high-definition video for viewing on either HD DVD or Blu-ray players—three solutions that will work for us right now. Briefly, these involve using Apple DVD Studio Pro or Pinnacle Studio to burn HD DVD-formatted discs on your current DVD±R/RW burner for playback on an HD DVD set top player, or using Roxio DVDit Pro HD to record projects to a Blu-ray recorder for playback on a Blu-ray set-top player.
News/News Feature - Posted 14 Dec 2006
Office to provide media, duplication systems, integrated solutions, storage, and labeling and shrinkwrap services
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Dec 2006
Next-generation optical disc format available as an option on the extreme-performance XPSTM M1710 consumer notebook computer
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Dec 2006
Debbie Galante Block | While those of us who work in or report on the optical disc business are usually knee-deep (or deeper) in the next-generation DVD hoopla, consumer awareness of the formats remains sketchy, and understanding of the differences between the two is generally pretty muddled. What do consumers need to know? And where do replicators stand?
News/News Feature - Posted 09 Dec 2006 By
Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Part 3, V3.0, September 2006 Included
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Dec 2006
HD DVD-R Discs Shipping Now; RIDATA-Branded Blu-Ray Discs are Hard Coated for Durability
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Dec 2006
Next 3 Years Forecasts for Recording Media Global Demand and Production
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Dec 2006
Outputs 1920 x 1080p (progressive) high-definition video and supports BD and DVD playback
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Nov 2006
Feature-rich stream analyzer with new VC-1 support ensures significant cost savings by increasing product development efficiency
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Nov 2006
Seminar to run 9am-6pm, Monday, December 11 at the Holiday Inn in Burbank, CA
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Nov 2006
Currently ramping up production to 60K discs per day
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Nov 2006
High-Def TV, Print and Web Work Focal Points of Extended Marketing Campaign
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Nov 2006
High-Definition Gaming and Entertainment System Now Available; Fans Line Up for Blocks to Be Among First Owners
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Nov 2006
Stephanie Wright | In developing the Cultivated Life DVD, NetBlender created an API that enables content creators to produce dynamic, interactive, Web 2.0-ready Blended DVDs, with an eye to next-generation HD media formats as well.
News/News Feature - Posted 16 Nov 2006 By
Releases OMS-BX100 and OMS-BX300
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Nov 2006
All Titles Released in January to Be 50GB and Include Casanova, Chicago, The Guardian and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Nov 2006
Enhanced version features high-definition video capturing and production, widescreen support, and advanced Magic Video Editing tools
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Nov 2006
Broadcom's advanced, integrated SoC provides the foundation for universal media players that support both Blu-ray and HD DVD optical discs in one platform
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Nov 2006
Covered the design philosophy of the PDW-330/350, including the use of its extensive menu system to customize the look of the camera
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Nov 2006
Debbie Galante Block | Most reports say holiday spending will be up this year, and increased sales that have been building since Q3 extend to consumer electronics and even optical media. So, why aren't replicators jumping for joy?
News/News Feature - Posted 07 Nov 2006 By
Company will also host presentation by award-winning independent filmmaker and Media Composer training classes
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Nov 2006
Company now amongst a select few in India to have its R&D centre approved by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR)
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Nov 2006
ABT1018 Video-Scaling Chip Provides Resolutions up to 1080p
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Oct 2006
First Products With HDMI 1.3 Features Hit the Market Thursday October 26, 7:15 am ET
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Oct 2006
Sonic Also Working with Microsoft to Develop Certified for Windows Vista Digital Media Software Applications
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Oct 2006
Todd Gillespie | As technology and formats evolve, so will your video archiving options. The most important decision is not which format you choose, but rather how you implement it and what migration path you will have in place as technology progresses.
News/News Feature - Posted 26 Oct 2006 By
Imation Corp Goes 'Into the Blue' to Show the World How High-Definition Recordable Media Is Manufactured
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Oct 2006
Dynamic Content Revision Patent Applies to Specification for BD Players and Optical Media
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Oct 2006
Association symbolizes convergence of markets & technologies in Optical Media and Flash devices
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Oct 2006
'Invincible' First Day-and-Date; 'Enemy of the State,' 'Flightplan' and 'Pearl Harbor' First 50GB Titles
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Oct 2006
Provides high-quality compression of high-definition video for use in HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc products
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Oct 2006
HD Content and Multi-Platform Channels Swell Digital Storage Needs
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Oct 2006
Dual HD upgrade allows the rackmountable, premium LUX and MAX systems to play both high definition disc formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Oct 2006
New licensees to the MPEG-2 Patent Portfolio License offered by MPEG LA
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Oct 2006
Members Cite Economics and Efficiencies of Transition
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Oct 2006
Enhanced solution delivers Blu-ray authoring tools and enhanced 3D and FX capabilities
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Oct 2006
In a recent interview with EMedialive, Joe Rice, senior technical director at MX Entertainment, describes how one high-end post house worked closely with Sonic Solutions and the High-Definition Authoring Alliance (HDAA) to become a fully functional BD and HD DVD authoring facility.
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Everest III Provides Users Unmatched Speed, Lowest Cost Per Disc and Peace of Mind for Critical CD/DVD Production
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Oct 2006
Bravo SE Blu Disc Publisher sets new price/performance benchmark for publishing Blu-ray Discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Oct 2006
Sonic Solutions to Offer DTS-HD Suites Through World-Wide Channel
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Oct 2006
New Audio Encoding and Stream Management Software for Next Generation & Current Optical Disc Formats Now Available
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Oct 2006
To give company a significant competitive edge in the next generation optical format race, Moser Baer says
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Oct 2006
Website offers solutions to the challenges of High Definition DVD Authoring
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Oct 2006
High-definition software player for new Intel Graphics Core with HD acceleration
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Sep 2006
CyberLink PowerDVD software shipping with the drive can play back “BDAV format” Blu-ray Discs that were recorded with the BWU-100A, as well as traditional DVD-Video discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Sep 2006
Hugh Bennett | Justified as necessary protection in a free-for-all world, condemned as yet another shackle of capitalist oppression and circumvented at every turn, Regional Playback Control is now the latest problem for next-generation Blu-ray Disc (BD) and HD DVD.
News/News Feature - Posted 25 Sep 2006 By
Warner Passes 50 Titles Benchmark in High Definition
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Sep 2006
Recommended Retail Price of 49,980 Yen (Tax Included) in Japan
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Sep 2006
Blu-ray DIGA DMR-BW200 and DMR-BR100 can record high-definition imagery on BD-RE rewritable discs and dub from the built-in hard-disk drive (HDD) to BD discs at 4X speed without compromising video or audio quality
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Sep 2006
PlayStation 3 to feature interactive Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound for games, Dolby Digital, and Dolby TrueHD for decoding up to 7.1 channels for Blu-ray movie playback
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Sep 2006
First Blu-ray title with AACS & ROM Mark shipped on September 20, 2006 using the Sony PTM LBR and DCA DiscTag Enabled products
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Sep 2006
Optical industry leaders announce new UDO-DMD media format for distribution and archival storage of HD DVD content
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Sep 2006
Rorke to Demonstrate Enterprise Media Publication Solutions for the Video Broadcast Market at IBC 2006
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Sep 2006
Packed with Next-Generation Enhancements, Digital Media Suite Ships Worldwide
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Sep 2006
DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio and DTS Encore Offer Flexibility for Delivering the Best Sound for High Definition Content & Current Generation Equipment
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Sep 2006
Media Pioneer Achieves Massive Capabilities for High Definition Blue Laser Technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Sep 2006
Ed Wardyga | Here are a number of new products, websites, and tips that I just had to share with you.
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Burner Records 25GB to 50GB Discs for Removable Data Storage, Computer Backup, and High-Definition Video
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Aug 2006
Debbie Galante Block | If record labels want to continue to sell packaged media product, they had better offer consumers a good reason to lay down their 20 bucks. Is HD video paired with surround audio on HD DVD or Blu-ray media the answer?
News/News Feature - Posted 25 Aug 2006 By
First BD recorder in Euro market to be available August 28
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Aug 2006
Third-Generation Consoles Emerge as a Significant Channel for Digital Content Distribution
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Aug 2006
David Doering | Blu-ray will fast become the standard medium for low-cost archiving and distribution for sound business reasons.
News/News Feature - Posted 17 Aug 2006 By
Roxio Digital Media Software Brings Blu-ray Disc Recording to the PC Market
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Aug 2006
Suite features leading DVD playback and DVD authoring software
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Aug 2006
Hugh Bennett | With high performance and 25GB-per-layer recording capacity, Blu-ray Disc (BD) promises a brave new world of storage and entertainment. Until now, all this has been so much talk, but BD devices and software are finally emerging, with Pioneer’s BDR-101A leading the pack.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 11 Aug 2006 By
Application provides streamlined development for new high-capacity DVD format
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Aug 2006
Initiative intended to address end user needs calling for established practices in media archive life testing and classification
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Jul 2006
Roxio Toast 7 ready to power Blu-ray-enabled drives
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Jul 2006
BD-RE/BD-AV Direct to Disc certification guarantees video recording of self-encoded stream formats (SESF) to Blu-ray discs with full resolution
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Jul 2006
New audio software for next-generation and current optical disc formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Jul 2006
Participates in formulation of joint license for Blu-ray Disc patent holders
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Jul 2006
Burns up to 50GB of data and keeps video in native HDV 1080i
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jul 2006
Establishing new standard for capacity, performance, and application in digital publishing
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jul 2006
Progress made, input welcomed in creation of joint patent license
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Jul 2006
Debbie Galante Block | After talking to a couple of sources on the authoring side of the HD DVD and Blu-ray equation, I’ve come to a better understanding of why the slow adoption process for the two formats is not necessarily a bad thing.
News/News Feature - Posted 18 Jul 2006
Software being offered as an optional module for EclipseSuite
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jul 2006
Services range from HD video shooting to disc mass production
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Jul 2006
Training Day, Good Night and Good Luck, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, and Rumor Has It to be available August 1
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Jul 2006
All-in-one ESP7000 formatter expanded with the addition of a BD-R/RE module
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Jul 2006
Apple's Final Cut Pro to support native XDCAM HD editing; Sony & Apple to embark on 12-city tour
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jul 2006
Next-generation 3-in-1 optical writer BW1000 supports Blu-Ray, DVD, and CD formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jul 2006
Disc creation software takes a high-definition step
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Jun 2006
Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen | Though Roxio's Easy Media Creator might be the overall best in show when it comes to letting novices create impressive video and slideshow DVDs, MovieFactory comes $50 cheaper at $49.99, and scores high for its Multitrim editing, a redesigned GUI featuring an uncluttered new launcher, and an ingenious new Smart Scene Menu.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 27 Jun 2006 By
Audio/Video can be distributed to up to 13 rooms
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Jun 2006
Panasonic integrates plasma HDTVs with Blu-ray technology to deliver home theater system
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Jun 2006
High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) also adds newest digital audio formats, mini-connector, and lip sync
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Jun 2006
New MPEG-4 AVC encoder and Blu-ray-Java authoring system expedite production of Blu-ray titles with 1080p-quality pictures and advanced interactivity
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Jun 2006
The Bravo XR-Blu Disc Publisher automatically records and prints Blu-ray Discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jun 2006
25GB Recordable and Rewritable Blu-ray Discs now available
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jun 2006
Debbie Galante Block | Blu-ray launches today. Who will buy players? A few early adopters, I’m sure. However, Blu-ray won’t get its big push until PlayStation 3 (PS3) launches in November.
News/News Feature - Posted 20 Jun 2006 By
Provides drag & drop UDF Writing to BD, hard disk drives, MO, and DVD-RAM media using UDF Format, including UDF v2.5 and UDFv2.6
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Jun 2006
Sonic’s Roxio software included in Fujitsu’s DESKPOWER TX95S/D with Blu-ray disc drive
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jun 2006
Availability of Samsung player to coincide with first wave of Hollywood Blu-ray movie titles
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jun 2006
Unique recording layers, state-of-the-art manufacturing produce ultra-stable recording/playback and consistently high performance
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jun 2006
Authored by longtime EMedia contributing editor and industry expert Hugh Bennett
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jun 2006
Editorial/FAQ - Posted 06 Jun 2006 By
Working directly with hi-def player manufacturers and content producers to test both hi-def players and discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Jun 2006
Plan launch of lineups under their respective brand names to coincide with the start-up of the market
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Jun 2006
Part of Deluxe Digital Studios' overall expansion into Europe
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jun 2006
Macrovision ACP Solution to Facilitate Industry and Consumer Adoption of High Definition DVD Content
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jun 2006
Robust Blu-ray Disc solution enables high-definition playback, recording, and burning on notebook and desktop PCs
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Jun 2006
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Stephen F. Nathans | Even as DVD cedes most of its press attention to the perceived format war between Blu-ray and HD DVD, DVD technology remains very much in its heyday at all levels of the market.
News/News Feature - Posted 24 May 2006 By
MEDIA-TECH Expo to run May 30-June 01 in Frankfurt, Germany
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 May 2006
TDK Blu-ray Disc Media with DURABIS Hard Coating Technology bundled with Pioneer BDR-101A Blu-ray Disc Writer
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 May 2006 By
Geoff Daily | While the transition to dual-layer has done little to spark demand for duplicators, manufacturers expect next-generation blue laser media to help recapture some of that excitement from a few years ago and drive new business based on upgrades to the larger-capacity formats.
News/News Feature - Posted 24 May 2006 By
New laptop features the ability to record high-definition camcorder content to Blu-ray Discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 May 2006
25GB write-once (BD-R) and rewritable (BD-RE) blank discs set to ship
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 May 2006
Sonic’s Roxio Software Bundled with Pioneer BDR-101A Blu-ray Disc Writer
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 May 2006
Three Blu-ray replication lines functioning with a capacity of 25,000 single-layer 25GB Blu-ray Discs per day, for a total of 750,000 Blu-ray Discs per month
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 May 2006
25GB single layer Blu-ray Disc shipping now, dual-layer 50GB discs set to debut in June
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 May 2006
Inkjet-printable Blu-ray Disc media is optimized for Primera’s line of BD-R Disc publishing and duplication products
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Apr 2006
BDR-101A with single-layer (25GB) BD-R and BD-RE support now available for $995
Column/Case Study - Posted 25 Apr 2006
Rimage also announces Blu-ray publishing solution
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Apr 2006
Unveils GX-1 small-footprint CD/DVD publishing system, Blu-ray CopyWriter duplicator, 2X Blu-ray media
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Apr 2006
Sonic’s HDAA-AG to help ensure seamless introduction of high-definition formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Apr 2006
Exclusive material formulations and manufacturing processes designed to deliver bit-perfect recording and playback
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Apr 2006
Release date moved back from May 23 to June 25
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Apr 2006
Promises sub-$1,500 pricing, 5 million players in channel in the first year
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Mar 2006
Debuts BDP-S1 Blu-ray Disc player, VAIO RC desktop computer, aftermarket BD recorder, and AccuCORE BD media
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Mar 2006
AVS Disc Creator 2.1 released
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Mar 2006
Comprehensive BD playback and recording software available for OEM qualification
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Mar 2006
Hugh Bennett | Will Blu-ray Disc (BD) recorders, drives, and players read and write all types of CDs and DVDs? Will they clear the fog of application formats and content protection measures?
News/News Feature - Posted 07 Feb 2006 By
Despite CES hoopla, are replicators and consumers ready for Blu-Ray and HD DVD?
News/News Feature - Posted 24 Jan 2006 By
Disc drives store up to 25GB on a single layer
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jan 2006
Jeff Sauer | CES 2006 offered another glimpse at the future of optical media, this time the high definition-capable replacement for DVD. But that future doesn't look very bright at all.
News/News Feature - Posted 20 Jan 2006 By
Hugh Bennett | The recent flurry of press releases from CES demonstrates once again that manufacturers and content publishers have yet to clearly and consistently articulate BD device compatibility with CDs and DVDs.
News/News Feature - Posted 10 Jan 2006 By
Titles authored with Sonic Scenarist HD DVD Edition and Scenarist Blu-ray Edition showcased at CES
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Jan 2006
Deliver high-definition video quality and enhanced interactivity without the complexity
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jan 2006
Company continues study of future holographic technologies
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jan 2006
Verbatim initial products will include 25GB single layer media in both write-once (BD-R) and rewritable (BD-RE) formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jan 2006
Drive will store up to 25 gigabytes of information on a single layer Blu-ray Disc, expected to begin shipping in Q1 2006
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Jan 2006
Hugh Bennett | The Blu-ray camp's latest scheme for establishing supremacy in the next-generation optical disc game--adding more layers to existing disc designs--will leave users, manufacturers, and content providers drowning in a sea of player-disc incompatibility.
News/News Feature - Posted 20 Dec 2005 By
New player utilizes Sigma's SMP8630 family of media processors
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Dec 2005
New Research and Markets report, The Changing Face of Studio Video Sales: Grow New Markets, Push High Definition, Get Interactive
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Dec 2005
Company will deliver both formats with scratch-resistant protective coating
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Nov 2005
Hugh Bennett | Does Blu-ray's capacity advantage over HD DVD really matter? When it comes to employing blue-laser discs in next-generation high-definition (HD) camcorders, it certainly does.
News/News Feature - Posted 18 Oct 2005 By
Hugh Bennett | How long will it take to record a BD disc? How much will its writing speeds increase in the future? How quickly will it get there? Will the industry to avoid past problems and intelligently ramp up to these speeds?
News/News Feature - Posted 20 Sep 2005 By
Features Durabis Pro coating for Sony Professional Disc System
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Aug 2005
Brings total members to more than 140
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Aug 2005
Debbie Galante Block | The High Definition Authoring Alliance announced by Sonic last week could be exactly what's needed to get both HD-DVD and Blu-ray off the ground.
News/News Feature - Posted 19 Jul 2005 By
Preferred by Consumers 4-to-1 Over HD-DVD
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Jul 2005
New effort to jump start HD title development for HD DVD and Blu-ray disc formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Jul 2005
Alolws authors to enhance standard DVD titles with interactive features for next-generation high-definition (HD) disc formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jun 2005
Prototype doubles current Blu-ray storage capacity by adding two 25GB layers
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Jun 2005
With some technologies, protracted delays can turn out to be good news. Case in point: Blu-ray and HD-DVD.
News/News Feature - Posted 10 Jun 2005 By
Hugh Bennett | Using MPEG-4 AVC or VC-1 compression (both required by BD and HD DVD specifications) and makes current writable DVDs practical vehicles for many HD tasks. But BD and HD DVD drives need to play writable DVD discs to reap their benefits.
News/News Feature - Posted 07 Jun 2005 By
New HD-DVD and Blu-ray products
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Jun 2005
David Doering | Just when we have a viable archive media suitable for video content in blue laser, we get four competing recordable standards—two from the same vendor!
News/News Feature - Posted 17 May 2005 By
New replication system for third-generation Blu-ray discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 May 2005
Panasonic to open full-scale production facility for Blu-ray discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 May 2005
Solution can record data and video onto Blu-ray media
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Apr 2005
Solution provides video playback and navigation
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Apr 2005
Authoring system enables title production for Blu-ray discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Apr 2005
Record Now and CinePlayer showcase new BD format
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Mar 2005
New QuickTime software will feature H.264 AVC
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Mar 2005
Toho and Toei Video are latest to join association
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Feb 2005
First Optical Disc Recorder Able to Record and Playback Blu-ray, DVD, and CD Formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Jan 2005
Also plans to support HD-DVD and DualDisc
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jan 2005
All signs point to a hi-def future as long as we're still delivering content on shiny discs, we'll need a DVD-or worthy successor-that can handle hi-def content. Two blue laser-based formats, Blu-ray and HD-DVD, suggest different, equally likely roads to the same destination. Both have powerful backing, with NEC, Sanyo, and Toshiba on the HD-DVD side and Sony, Philips, and Pioneer on the Blu-ray side. Many questions remain: How do the formats differ? Which one will win out? And who will decide?
Editorial/Feature - Posted 01 Dec 2004 - December 2004 By
DVD Forum selects Dolby as mandatory audio format for HD DVD
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Sep 2004