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World’s first hybrid Blu-ray / DVD disk title released in Japan

World’s first hybrid Blu-ray / DVD disk title released in Japan

Victor JVC formulated the first hybrid Blu-ray/DVD media (BD-25GB/DVD-9 8.5GB) but the technology was never put in good use even in the time of Format War. Infiniti storage media picked up the equation, partnering with Co-Tv (Both Japan-based companies) to launch a TV-series show authored in a new breed of hybrid Blu-ray/DVD format- disc that is regular DVD on one side and Blu-ray the other movie on one side.

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Denon DVD-A1UD Blu-ray player

Denon DVD-A1UD Blu-ray player

Given the ratio of DVD player owners to Blu-ray player owners, you could argue that any of the high-definition decks are "high end"; however Denon Japan have announced what they're claiming is the world's first high end Blu-ray universal player.  The posh title is to take into account that the DVD-A1UD is capable not only of playing the usual Blu-ray and DVD video discs, but also DVD-audio, SACD and standard CDs.  It also comes with the company's DENON Link 4th technology, which apparently improves performance even from standard-definition sources.

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