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 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.
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 [...]
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 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 [...]