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Archive of posts tagged BONUSVIEW

Blu-ray Disc Association Prevails Over Pivos Technology

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) announced that it has secured a permanent injunction against Pivos Technology Group, preventing Pivos from infringing the industry group’s trademark rights.

USITC Targets Blu-ray Majors in Patent Investigation

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) announced that it will investigate a complaint filed by Walker Digital alleging that Blu-ray Disc (BD) players manufactured by Panasonic, Samsung, LG, Sony, Pioneer and others infringe a patent owned by the private research and development lab.

Nero Now BD-Live Certified

Nero announced that it has received BD-Live (profile 2.0) certification from the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) and Nero’s portfolio of multimedia software will add support for BD-Live beginning this fall.

First Annual TTG Blu-ray Player Award Winners Announced

The Testing Group announced that it assembled a selection of Blu-ray Disc (BD) players, placed each in one of three categories (budget buy, family friendly, feature rich) then evaluated each player for outstanding performance in that category. According to the statement, the units were judged on audio/video quality, compatibility, user interface and added features using [...]

RCA Unveils BRC3108 and BRC3109 Portable Blu-ray Players

ALCO Electronics, Inc. is launching its new RCA BRC3108 and BRC3109 portable Blu-ray Disc (BD) players in the U.S. According to published details, each unit plays 8 and 12 cm discs (Blu-ray, DVD, CD), features BONUSVIEW capability, a 16:9 10″ widescreen LCD display, composite and HDMI A/V output, two headphone jacks, four-hour rechargeable battery, stereo [...]

Yamaha Launches New Blu-ray Player and 3D AV Receiver

Yamaha Electronics Corporation announced its new RX-V667 3D AV receiver, ($599.95), BD-S667 Blu-ray Disc (BD) player ($329.95) and YID-W10 yAired wireless iPod/iPhone dock ($149.95). According to the statement, the 7.2-channel RX-V667 receiver provides full HD Audio decoding (Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, as well as Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD High Resolution Audio) and [...]

The Ins and Outs of Blu-ray Disc Replication and Licensing

It takes more than just imagination and hard work to put together a Blu-ray video disc. Outside of the usual authoring mechanics, content owners and publishers must not only make physical production decisions but also contend with numerous legal and financial obligations to the technology, patent, trademark, and other intellectual property holders.