Blu-ray player

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Blu-ray player

(1) Software that plays Blu-ray and DVD discs. See media player.

(2) A stand-alone unit that plays Blu-ray and DVD movie discs. It also plays music from CDs, and newer models have built-in Netflix support, as well as access to other streaming services. A "Blu-ray player" is an input source for a TV or home theater, whereas a "Blu-ray drive" is a peripheral device for a computer. See Blu-ray and DVD.


Blu-ray and More
The award-winning Oppo BDP-103 also plays media from a flash drive (orange object), as well as high-resolution SACD and DVD-Audio discs. "FW Found" means a firmware update is available. See SACD and DVD-Audio.







A Portable Player
Portable Blu-ray players such as this Azend unit are self-contained viewers with screen and speakers. (Image courtesy of Azend Group Corporation, www.azendcorp.com)
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Free 3D BD player plus four 3D glasses and Skype camera worth Dh1,296 with purchase of 55-inch Smart TV for Dh8,499.
Sharp engineers designed this mode so that the BD player recognizes the connection to the AQUOS TV, in turn producing the best picture possible.
The two companies have pre-integrated their software solutions to offer a complete reference design to BD player manufacturers.
LG is a market leader and an award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, and we are thrilled to work with them to provide the first LG BD player that is DivX Certified(R) for 1080p HD playback," said Kevin Hell, Chief Executive Officer, DivX, Inc.
Content can be downloaded from the Internet, transferred from your PC, or recorded directly onto the HDD from the BD Player.
Memorex Blu-ray Disc Player Laser Lens Cleaner -- Cleans the laser in your BD player to maintain the performance level of the player and ensure quality and consistency of disc playback.
Alco signed the Registration Agreement for BD Player and/or BD Recorder Manufacturer that grants the company access to important patents essential to the Blu-ray Disc (TM) standard from leading licensors, including CyberLink, Dell, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, JVC Kenwood, LG Electronics, Panasonic, Pioneer, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Taiyo Yuden and Yamaha.
Macgo, a manufacturer of BD player computer software located in Hong Kong, will now have access to important patents essential to the Blu-ray Disc (TM) standard from leading licensors, including CyberLink, Dell, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, JVC Kenwood, LG Electronics, Panasonic, Pioneer, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Taiyo Yuden and Yamaha.
The new BD player is compatible with most standard DVDs and has the added feature of 1080p upscaling through HDMI to 1080p capable HDTVs, improving the picture performance of existing DVD libraries.
PS3 is an incredible value for the consumer and comes standard with advanced technologies, such as the Cell Broadband Engine(TM), built-in BD player, internal hard disk drive (HDD), HDMI output standard*, Wireless Controller (SIXAXIS(TM)) and network capability -- everything required to start enjoying the PS3 right out of the box.
99 each, is timed to coincide with the first commercially available BD player from Samsung Electronics Co.
However, the demand for better and stable quality of video content and the lack of sufficient Internet bandwidth in some regions are driving the growth of BD Player," says report author, Jia Wu, Director of Strategy Analytics' Connected Home Devices service.