An update on the next Blu-ray Disc specification

Tweet At IFA 2014 in Berlin, 4K UHD technology was a huge topic. At the show, we spoke to reporters to address enquiries about the next specification of the Blu-ray format, to include support for 4K and UHD video. To read more, head over to CNET, TechRadar or Trusted Reviews.

Blu-ray shines in Germany

Tweet [tweetmeme source= “blurayreporter” only_single=false] New figures from the German division of GfK have shown that Blu-ray has had another successful year in the region. According to Gfk, every tenth disc sold in Germany in the first half of 2010 was a Blu-ray Disc. Compared to the same period in 2009, this represents year-on-year growth […]

Blu-ray 3D player review: Sony BDP-S470

Tweet [tweetmeme source= “blurayreporter” only_single=false] At IFA this year, 3D was a stand out theme, as the world‚Äôs largest home entertainment manufacturers showcased a variety of 3D products, from TVs and projectors to laptops and Blu-ray Disc players. A 3D Blu-ray player already on the market is Sony‚Äôs BDP-S470, which represents great value at just […]

IFA 2010 round-up: Sharp

Tweet [tweetmeme source= “blurayreporter” only_single=false] It comes as no surprise that 3D Blu-ray players were appearing left, right and centre at this year‚Äôs IFA conference but we wanted to draw your attention to one of the prettiest we‚Äôve seen yet. Sharp‚Äôs BD-HP90S is slim, glossy and can stand up straight or lie just as comfortably […]

Blu-ray Disc Association to attend this year’s IFA conference in Berlin

Tweet [tweetmeme source= “blurayreporter” only_single=false] Next week the annual IFA conference will take place in Berlin. IFA is the world‚Äôs leading business event for consumer electronics and home appliances products and this year it will celebrate its 50th anniversary. Attracting industry representatives from all over the world, this trade event serves as a global information […]

Toshiba reveals first Blu-ray Disc Player

Tweet Only a few weeks after announcing its support for the Blu-ray Disc format, Toshiba has revealed its first standalone BD player. The BDX2000 provides Full HD 1080p digital output, BD-Live support (via Ethernet connection), AVCHD Playback and support for Dolby True HD and DTS-HD audio formats. The BDX2000 is expected to be available in […]

Medion includes Blu-ray in new all-in-one PC

Tweet At this year‚Äôs IFA, Medion showed off The Touch, an all-in-one device that includes PC, Blu-ray Disc player, TV, audio system and 24-inch multi-touch screen. Pocket-Lint reports that The Touch (or Medion X9613) contains an Intel CoreTM2 Quad processor Q9000, NVIDIA GeForce GT240M graphics card, a 1TB hard drive capacity and 4 GB of […]

New BD players from LG

Tweet LG demonstrated several new BD players at IFA, including the BD390, its first Blu-ray player with advanced DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) and integrated Wi-Fi, and the HLB54S, a super slim Blu-ray Soundbar with wireless subwoofer. The BD390‚Äôs Wi-Fi and DLNA technology means that it can access shared media, such as home movies or […]

Fujitsu adds Blu-ray to new ESPRIMO mini PC

Tweet Blu-ray news from IFA continues with the announcement of Fujitsu‚Äôs ESPRIMO Q1500, a new, powerful and exclusively designed mini PC suitable for the living room or office. The fully-equipped PC stands only five centimetres tall but packs in a Blu-ray Disc reader, 2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 processor, a 320GB Western Digital hard […]

CyberLink releases PowerDirector8

Tweet CyberLink has launched the latest edition of its PowerDirector software, promising the ‚Äúperfect balance between easy consumer-level usability and powerful pro-like technology.‚Äù The PowerDirector 8 package includes the ability to author HD or upscaled SD content to Blu-ray Discs. The full press release can be read at the CyberLink website, and a copy of […]