• 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...

  • More HD DVD players are likely to be purchased this year than Blu-ray Women are more confused...

  • The T585 Offers Improved Performance, Flexibility and Playback Capabilities CEDIA EXPO 2006, DENVER, CO., Sept. 14, 2006—...

  • San Jose, CA–(Sept. 13, 2006)–Denon has announced the introduction of two new DVD players that will feature HQV processing. The Denon DVD-3930CI (MSRP $1499) features Realta HQV processing, and the DVD-2930CI (MSRP $849) features Reon-VX HQV processing. “In 2005 we launched our flagship DVD player, the 5910, featuring HQV processing, and it...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Axion ships new 9 inch widescreen portable DVD player New AXN-6090A adds SD Card and USB connection features at lower price Pomona, California, August 29, 2006: Today Axion begins shipping a new version of the popular 9?widescreen portable DVD player, the AXN-6090A. The newly designed unit includes a SD...

  • 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...

  • TEAC ESOTERIC COMPANY is the latest manufacturer to realize reference quality video scaling with Anchor Bay’s video processing ASIC to be “Powered by ABT.” Campbell, CA — June 23, 2006 — Anchor Bay Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier of system and semiconductor video processing solutions is pleased to announce the use of...

  • 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...

  • NOW AVAILABLE AT RETAIL, NEW RCA HIGH-DEFINITION DVD PLAYER OFFERS EXPANDED ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS FOR HDTV OWNERS New RCA HD DVD Player Completes Movie Experience in the Home With Outstanding Resolution, Vivid Colors, Stunning Sound At an Affordable Price Point INDIANAPOLIS June 2, 2006 – Designed to complement the surging popularity of high-definition...

  • Video Reference Series scaling technology from Anchor Bay Technologies, Inc. helps Arcam’s newest DVD player achieve quality...

  • HD Enthusiasts Applaud New OPPO DVD Player with HDMI and Up-Conversion for HDTVs Combining performance and value,...

  • Rotel is proud to introduce their new flagship DVD player, the RDV-1092, with the very latest in video resolution standards. According to Mike Bartlett, VP and General Manager for Rotel, “The RDV-1092 is a 1080p (progressive-scan) DVD player with a built-in scaler and HDMI output, to ensure that the very best picture...

  • 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...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 January 2006 — High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) With Upscaling to 1080i, DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD (SACD) Playback Capability Are Among Key Features of Versatile DVD 47 — WOODBURY, NY — Harman Kardon announced today that it will begin shipping its DVD 47 DVD-Audio/Video player with SACD and...