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Updates to The Authoritative Blu-ray Disc (BD) FAQ

The latest updates, changes and additions to The Authoritative Blu-ray Disc (BD) FAQ:

Pioneer Launches BDR-207JBK Blu-ray BDXL Writer

Pioneer Corporation announced that it will begin shipping its new BDR-207JBK Blu-ray Disc (BD) recorder in Japan early in the new year. No word yet on North American availability.

Sony Creative Software Acquires NetBlender

Sony Creative Software announced that it will acquire NetBlender.

Easy3D BDJ for Blu-ray 3D Debuts at NAB 2011

Pico House Co., Ltd. announced that it will formally launch its new Blu-ray 3D-compliant Easy3D BDJ software at the NAB Show 2011.

Pioneer Ships Blu-ray 3D Players

Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. announced that it is now shipping its first line of Blu-ray 3D players, which includes the $299 BDP-430 and two Elite models ($399 BDP-41FD, $499 BDP-43FD).

GDMX and Jargon to Develop BD-J Software

Global Digital Media Xchange Inc. announced a licensing agreement with Jargon Technologies that will result in the development of Blu-ray Disc Java (BD-J) application software.

Technicolor Develops Blu-ray 3D Interactive Menus and Games

Technicolor announced that it has developed and now offers new Blu-ray 3D Java interactive tools and authoring services.

Socialbomb Connects BD-Live to Facebook and Twitter

Socialbomb announced the launch of the Socialbomb Live Platform, a BD-Live technology connecting Blu-ray audiences with Facebook and Twitter. According to the statement, the Live Platform seamlessly connects Blu-ray Discs (BD) with social networks, allowing viewers to interact in real-time through on-screen menus and share content with friends directly from their remote.

Sony Releases Blu-print 6 and Z Depth Authoring Software

Sony Creative Software, Inc. announced the availability of Blu-print 6, a Blu-ray Disc (BD) authoring application and Z Depth 3D subtitle offset editing application. According to the statement, the upgraded Blu-print 6 application offers a host of new features for production studios that significantly enhances workflow processes, including 3D title authoring in accordance with the [...]

Panasonic Authors Avatar on DVD and Blu-ray Disc

Panasonic announced that its R&D facility, Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory (PHL), worked in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to author the feature-only Avatar Blu-ray Disc (BD) and DVD.

Eyeframe Uses Kaleidoscope for BD-J Development

sofatronic announced that Eyeframe is the first facility in the UK to offer clients an array of interactive Blu-ray Disc (BD) features powered by the Kaleidoscope platform.

Sony Launches Blu-ray 3D Production Tools

Sony Creative Software announced its Blu-print 6 Blu-ray Disc authoring application and the brand-new Z Depth 3D subtitle offset editing application. According to the statement, as one of the first professional 3D Blu-ray Disc authoring products available on the market, the upgraded Blu-print 6 will be capable of authoring 3D titles in accordance with the [...]

CyberLink PowerDVD Receives Blu-ray 3D Certification

CyberLink Corp. announced that PowerDVD is the first Blu-ray 3D player software to achieve certification from the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA), under the new Blu-ray 3D standard (profile 5.0). According to the statement, the certification ensures consumers that PowerDVD provides the full benefits of Blu-ray 3D on the PC. Consumers can enjoy the entire range [...]

Deluxe Digital Studios Launches 3D Services

Deluxe Digital Studios Inc., a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., announced that it is launching a full range of 3D services for the home entertainment market. According to the statement, already the industry’s largest provider of Blu-ray authoring services, Deluxe Digital Studios’ enhanced capabilities are specifically tailored to the 3D Blu-ray standard. Beginning [...]

Writable DVDs for Blu-ray and HD DVD Video

To my mind, seamless evolution requires that, in addition to their own media, BD and HD DVD devices record and play high-definition video (HD) content to and from writable DVD (DVD±R/DL/RW) discs.