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.
LG's surprisingly slick DVS450H "floating" DVD player may not have Blu-ray high-definition, but it does pack DVD upscaling, DivX playback and a nifty motorized tray door. Now, courtesy of Reg Hardware, we know it also packs some decent video quality too. Unlike many "fashion" products, the DVS450H actually backs up its looks with solid performance.
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.
Super durable tech products is not exactly a new thing. But I have to say, when I learned that the Pioneer DVR-X162J DVD Burner was dustproof, I paused for a moment. Since when was the ability to repel dust a feature? But it looks like this is a feature we can all appreciate, after all.
As economic woes continue in holiday season, an affordable display offers all-in-one entertainment is a welcome luxury many could only wish for. The bargain hunter would appreciate the availability of Westinghouse Digital HDTV/DVD combo display offering many advanced features in additional to the multiple viewing formats.
While HDTV recorders are not anything new, they do still catch our eye because they've yet to enter the mainstream when it comes to consumer electronics. However, DViCO has announced two new products that could change that.
If you want to bring Blu-ray capability to your laptop or desktop computer, this latest offering from Amex Digital is sure capture your attention. Though targeted to MacBook users, this multi drive also works with PCs.