Tag Archives: Blu-ray

Sony Debuts Premium 4K UHD Blu-ray Player

Sony Electronics has revealed its new flagship Blu-ray Disc player, the UBP-X1100ES, featuring 4K UHD video, High Dynamic Range (HDR), Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos and 4K upscaling up... More

BDA, UHDA: UHD Blu-ray, TVs Growing Significantly but Challenges Remain

Ultra High-Def (UHD) TV and UHD Blu-ray hardware and software sales continue to grow globally, but some challenges remain for the industry, including lingering consumer confusion a... More

Deluxe Exec: Don’t Count Out Blu-ray Just Yet

Although digital delivery of video continues to dominate the video home entertainment market, it’s still too soon to count out Blu-ray and Ultra High-Def (UHD) Blu-ray completely... More

Redbox Looks to Mediamorph for Avails Management, Supply Chain Automation

Movie kiosk and online streaming operator Redbox has announced a new partnership with cloud-based enterprise software firm Mediamorph, with Redbox using Mediamorph’s platform to ... More

‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ Could be Disney’s First 4K Blu-ray (CNET)

Most of the other big studios have jumped on the 4K Blu-ray bandwagon, but the House of Mouse is taking its time. Disney has yet to make any official announcement, but rumors ar... More

New Xbox Console Focuses on 4K Content

Microsoft June 11 unveiled the latest iteration of its Xbox gaming console, the Xbox One X, a $500 offering that promises seamless 4K quality gaming, a 4K UHD Blu-ray Disc drive, a... More

Dolby Vision Has Arrived on 4K Blu-ray, And It’s Brilliant (Forbes)

I don’t think I need to say much here. If you’ve got kids, you’ll likely already have seen both of the Despicable Me films before. And if you’ve seen them, you’ll likely ... More

Discs Giving 4K/UHD Delivery a Real Shot in the Arm (Twice)

Despite the attention given to streaming services as a delivery channel for 4K/Ultra HD content, physical media in the form of Ultra HD Blu-ray came in to 2017 on a high note, with... More

The Case for 4K UHD Blu-rays (Paste)

One of the big advantages of physical media is consistency. Streaming 4K video requires an incredible amount of bandwidth across a stable connection, which plenty of people still d... More

UHD Blu-ray Passes Key Sales Milestones, But Challenges Remain

With the Ultra High-Def (UHD) Blu-ray Disc format’s first year on the market coming to an end, the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) reported that hardware and software sales passed... More

High Hopes for 4K TV, Blu-ray This Week

According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), an estimated 137.4 million Americans will shop either online or in stores during this week’s Thanksgiving weekend. And accordin... More

BDA: UHD Blu-ray Exceeds Expectations

CULVER CITY, Calif. — With the one-year anniversary of the first Ultra High-Def (UHD) Blu-ray Disc right around the corner, Victor Matsuda, chair of the Blu-ray Disc Association... More

4K: A New Format Unwraps for the Holidays (HMM)

After a successful launch this spring, the Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc with high dynamic range (HDR), the cream of the 4K crop, is gearing up for its very first gift-giving season. “Th... More

‘Independence Day’ Director Makes a Tough Cut

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Famed sci-fi director Roland Emmerich (“Stargate,” “Universal Soldier”) may have made his toughest cutting-room-floor decision ever with his late... More

Let’s Inject Excitement Back Into Our Industry (HMM)

Another fourth quarter is upon us, and the silence, sad to say, is deafening. The gala parties that a decade ago heralded the release of hot new theatrical features onto DVD and, l... More

Sony Announces First Waves of Manufacture on Demand Blu-ray Releases (Blu-ray.com)

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has revealed plans to release five films as part of its first waves of Manufactured on Demand Blu-ray releases beginning on September 6th. Addition... More

4K Revives a Forgotten Format (The Register)

Vinyl LPs aren’t the only antiquated disc format that’s enjoying a revival. So is the almost forgotten Blu-ray disc. Although little noticed, sales of the pricey movie disc hav... More

Home Entertainment Customers Back in Buying Mode (Variety)

Is the buying bug once again biting consumers of home entertainment? Consumers spent 4% more on buying movies and other content on disc as well as digitally in the second quarter o... More

My Eye Media Expands Blu-ray Disc Association Membership; CIO Juan Reyes Appointed BDA PG-3 Chair (MESA)

My Eye Media announced today that it has expanded its Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) Membership to Contributor Member. As part of My Eye Media's Increased Participation, Juan Reyes... More

Panasonic’s DMP-UB900 4K Blu-ray Player Taps The Top (Twice)

Panasonic is going decidedly up-market with the planned September launch of its first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, which features UltraHD Premium and THX certification. The DMP-U... More