• The Blu-ray Soundtracks The three lossless audio formats associated with Blu-ray players’ high-resolution audio soundtracks are Dolby...

  • In one of the oddities of video format wars, Toshiba’s stock price went up after the announcement that it would pull the plug on its HD-DVD operation at the end of March, a signal that the company’s losses would be minimized by the cessation of the high-def disc format battle with Sony’s...

  • End of Format War Will Drive Blu-Ray DVD Players/Recorders to Highest Volume Internet-Enabled Consumer Electronics Devices by 2012, According to Multimedia Intelligence MultiMedia Intelligence reports today that Blu-Ray DVD players and recorders will represent the largest segment of Internet Protocol (IP) enabled consumer electronics. The connected DVD equipment segment will reach nearly...

  • Major Hollywood Studios and Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Extend Blu-ray™ Consumer Promotion Through the Holidays; 18 Great Titles...

  • Advantages in retail, Hollywood support, and the PS3 push Blu-ray ahead As consumers continue to embrace more high-definition products and services, next-generation DVD players are poised to experience significant growth over the next five years, according to a new report from Parks Associates titled Next Generation DVD Players: Will History Repeat? The...

  • Samsung Electronics to Release Duo Hd Player Samsung Electronics Co., LTD., a leader in consumer electronics and digital media technologies, and the first company to introduce a Blu-ray disc player will introduce a dual format High-Definition (HD) optical disc player in time for the holidays. Samsung’s Duo HD player (BD-UP5000) will fully...

  • San Jose, CA–(Jan 8th, 2007)–Silicon Optix, the leader in programmable video processors, announced today that the Reon-VX...

  • ESPN Mobile’s demise, eerily reminded me of the current high definition disc format war, HD-DVD vs. Blu-ray, which may end up with the same fate. Let’s examine and look at the parallels. No benefits. The perceived benefit is better picture and better sound. But who is complaining about the quality of regular...

  • DVD Insider #65: Deep Blue, Sea of Change “This is my boat. I got it the way...

  • HD-DVD may have a slight edge in the format battle for next-generation DVD players, with the Blu-ray camp saying they’re not yet ready for Europe The on-again, off-again story of advanced optical-disc recording will keep consumers on tenterhooks yet again this autumn, with manufacturers in the Blu-ray camp still not ready to...

  • Last month’s release of a second format in high-definition DVD players conjures up images of money spent, or wasted, on Betamax recorders, laserdisc players and AM stereo radios. Even Comedy Central’s faux pundit, Stephen Colbert, made the connection. “Last week, Sony released the first movies on Blu-ray, which will battle with Toshiba’s...

  • Panasonic Integrates Its Industry-Leading Plasma HDTVs With Cutting-Edge Blu-ray Technology To Deliver The Ultimate Home Theater Solution...

  • TOKYO, June 6 (Reuters) – Japanese electronics maker Pioneer Corp. (6773.T: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Tuesday it would postpone the North Amercian launch of next-generation DVD players using Blu-ray technology to this autumn from its previous launch schedule of June, citing a delay in the development process. Pioneer is a supporter...

  • Statement from Samsung Electronics Regarding US release of Blu-Ray player: Samsung is rescheduling its initial U.S. Blu-Ray player launch from May 23 to June 25 in order to complete compatibility testing with several Blu-Ray test discs that will become available in late April from product manufacturers and content providers. The hardware development...

  • Alan Parsons wishes it wasn’t so. But like it or not, the senior vice president of Pioneer’s...