Blu-ray Players


221 million connected TV devices to ship this year

by Isaac Oburu

Competition for control of the living room between Apple, Roku, Google and Amazon is intensifying as each brand looks to establish an advantage over the other through the launch of new innovative device hardware …

Tags:Blu-ray Players| Consoles| Media Players| Smart TV| Streaming Dongles

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Ultra HD Blu-Ray Quality Testing Approaching

by Chris Chinnock

The roll-out of new Ultra HD Blu-ray discs and players is not going to make it for the Christmas season, despite industry efforts to do so. Nevertheless, we expect plenty of content and player …

Tags:Blu-ray| Blu-ray Players| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD & 4K| Vol 22 - Issue 46

Panasonic Beats Competition With UHD Blu-ray Player

by Tom Allen

The design is reminiscent of a 90s VHS player!Panasonic has shown off the world’s first UltraHD Blu-ray player at the Ceatec electronics show in Japan. Known as the DMR-UBZ1, the player will be launched …

Tags:Blu-ray Players| Ceatec 2015| Japan| Large Display Monitor| Panasonic| Vol 22 - Issue 40

Home Entertainment for the Recorder Connoisseur

by Isaac Oburu

Continuing to push the boundaries, Panasonic is pleased to add six new models to its award winning range of Video products, making it easier than ever to store, view and record content. Incorporating superior …

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TVs Pass Blu-Ray Players in Connected Device Popularity

by Tom Allen

Connected TVs are now the third-most-common device that delivers apps to a TV in the USA, according to The NPD Group. Connected TVs overtook connected Blu-ray players to achieve this spot. As of Q4’14, …

Tags:Blu-ray Players| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| NPD| Smart TV| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 10

NPD: Streaming Players Will Rise Consistently to 2017

by Tom Allen

40% of US internet homes – 39 million – will own a streaming media player (SMP) by Q1’17, says the NPD Group. Only 16% of these homes owned such a device in Q1’14, and …

Tags:Blu-ray Players| Consoles| Large Display Monitor| Media Players| NPD| Smart TV| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 05

Following the 4K Television Ecosystem

by Phillip Wright

After the 2015 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week, it is clear that market movement toward 4k (UHD) television is continuing to advance. The 4k sets on view at …

Tags:Blu-ray Players| TVs (TV Sets)| UltraHD (4KTV)| UltraHD & 4K| Vol 22 - Issue 03

BDA Pushes Adoption of New Display Technologies

by Super User

We knew it was coming. The Blu-ray Disc Association announced at IFA that it was ‘most of the way done’ with defining a specification enabling the format to handle UltraHD imagery. Chairman Victor Matsuda …

Tags:Blu-ray Players| HEVC (H.265)| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD & 4K| Vol 21 - Issue 36| Volume 21