blu-ray Disc Player

Yamaha Launches New 3D-Ready DivX Certified Blu-ray Disc Players

  • Posted on: 2 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

Yamaha and DivX today made a joint announcement of the worldwide release of a range of 3D-Ready DivX Certified Blu-ray Disc Players.  Both companies said these new 3D-ready players bring the best in visual quality and full-featured media capabilities, enabling stunning playback of full 1080p DivX Plus HD video using the MKV container.  First to market is the BD-S1067 (in Europe), with other models for North America and other areas coming later.

The New HDI Dune Pro To Feature Connected Home Services

  • Posted on: 1 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

HDI Dune launches a new HD home media center for today’s connected homes. The HDI Dune Pro Blu-ray player features a new technology platform that allows it to be integrated into a connected home environment, which allows it to be monitored and controlled along with other appliances within the home.  According to HDI Dune the HDI Dune Home Technologyis a collaborative effort between them and 4Home, that allows home monitoring, media management, and control of all networked cameras, thermostats, lights, etc. from the television.

Onkyo Blu-ray Player(BD-SP808) to Offer Blockbuster On Demand

  • Posted on: 31 August 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Onkyo's newest Blu-ray player, the BD-SP808 will offer Blockbuster On Demand. This month, the model will be rolled out in electronics stores nationwide, adding to a list of more than 85 consumer electronic devices that have integrated the service to boost consumer access to the latest releases.Onkyo's BD-SP808 offers other features in addition to Blockbuster On Demand, including a High Quality Video Scaler and full-featured Blu-ray Disc Play Back.

Industry Sees Growth in Sale and DLNA Certified Blu-ray Players

  • Posted on: 30 July 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Blu-rayThe DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) and the DEG (Digital Entertainment Group) have reported growth in both the number of Blu-ray Players getting certified and the sale of Blu-ray Players in general.  The DLNA has reported that the number of DLNA certified Blu-ray Players has nearly doubled in 2010.  Based on current figures the general sale of Blu-ray Players will more than double in 2012*

Sony Launched AV Receivers and Blu-ray Player for Custom Installers

  • Posted on: 6 July 2010
  • By: chw staff

SonyAre you planning an installation of a new home entertainment system that integrates with your home control system? Well you might be in luck.  Sony has released a new range of Elevated Standard ES AV Receivers, which it hopes to be the preferred AV Receivers for custom home theatre installers.  The ES AV Receivers were designed especially for this purpose and offer the best in video and audio quality, with seamless integration with multiroom and third party home control systems.

Sony BDV-HZ970W Blu-ray 3D Digital Home Theater System

  • Posted on: 15 June 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Available in the shops this July is the Sony BDV-HZ970W Blu-ray 3D Home Theater Systems. The new BDV-HZ970W features Sony’s new full HD 1080p 5.1 channel; 802.11n USB wireless LAN adapter for access to the BRAVIA Internet Video platform and Qriocity; two HDMI inputs with 3D pass-through, HDMI repeater function, and a universal remote. Owners of iPhone® or iPod® touch devices can control the players using “BD Remote” a free downloadable app from the Apple App store.  Also announced as part of the BDV-HZ970W introduction are three new 3D capable BRAVIA HDTVs (XBR-LX900, XBR-HX909 and KDL-HX800). These are available for pre-sale at the Sony Style stores.

Introducing Crestron ADMS Media Server

  • Posted on: 3 June 2010
  • By: chw staff

Crestron has announced the release of the ADMS Intermedia Delivery System, a new and advance digital media server.  It features some of the latest in multiroom home entertainment delivery. The ADMS is a next generation home media server with the capability to search and serve content from almost anywhere on the web. With the ADMS Media Server there are no boundaries between movies, TV, music and the internet; if the ADMS is connected to the source of the media then it will serve it.

Denon Celebrates 100 years with New Range of Blu-rays and AV Receivers

  • Posted on: 29 April 2010
  • By: chw staff

Denon is celebrating 100 years in business this year and has announced the release of two Blu-ray players and ten Audio/Video Receivers.  The new systems are due out in the coming months and promise the latest in home entertainment. Features include media streaming, auto firmware update and the ability to integrate with other home control systems.

Best Buy Magnolia Offers Exclusive Panasonic VIERA HDTVs and Blu-ray Players

  • Posted on: 13 March 2010
  • By: chw staff

Panasonic and Best Buy have joined to offer a new range of full HD 3D capable VIERA Plasma HDTVs and a fully-featured 2D Blu-ray Disc Player.  The range will deliver full 1080p resolution images to each eye by creating a 3D experience that easily rivals the best that can be seen in the cinemas. The systems will be sold exclusively at selected Best Buy stores via Magnolia Home Theater.

LG Released Netflix, CinemaNow and YouTube Friendly Blu-ray Players

  • Posted on: 20 January 2010
  • By: chw staff

LGAt this month’s Consumer Electronic show LG Electronics unveiled a new range of Network Blu-ray Players.  The new players are the first to feature integrated 250GB hard drive, allowing for storage and instant playback of music, photos, personal videos from the web or with its USB Media Plus lets you view family photos, watch videos and listen to music from USB storage devices.