Although they are priced relatively higher than standard DVD players
, they cost significantly less than Samsung's Blu-ray version, which may be a factor in attracting early adopters.
The consumer electronics giant's most expensive portable DVD player
, a 9-inch screen DVD LX7 launched in the spring for $899, costs 10 percent less than the comparable prior-generation 2003 model.
We're seeing a shift from DVD players
to DVD recorders now that those have now reached mass market pricing.
The HP Pavilion ze5300 series notebook PCs with rewritable DVD drives provide users the power, connectivity and convenience demanded by today's multimedia applications in a full-functioned device that doubles as a mobile entertainment center when connected to compatible DVD players
com/research/5588d4/home_dvd_players_a) has announced the addition of the "Home DVD Players
Application Report" report to their offering.
More than 127 million of various types of DVD players
have sold, bringing the number of DVD households to 70 million since 45 percent of households have more than one player.
WinDVD Platinum, the latest version of WinDVD, is a powerful DVD player
that combines the features of a standard consumer DVD player
and adds advanced audio and video functions.
Global DVD Player
market development outline in 2005
With over twice the programmable performance of competing chips, the Vaddis V provides a powerful platform for Zoran OEM customers to develop their DVD players
into true Home Entertainment Servers with a wide range of functions and controls.
This combo feature, unique to HD DVD, gives consumers the option of building their library of HD DVDs before they purchase an HD DVD player
, and lets consumers buy one movie that will play on HD DVD players
as well as in standard DVD players
elsewhere in the home or in the car.
With more than 250 different DVD player
models marketed under 60 different brands, the format has become the primary focus of the home-video industry.
As a reference standard for high-end video, HQV's video processor complements Toshiba's HD-XA2 HD DVD player
with the capability to produce amazing detail and clarity from high-definition (HD) material," said Jodi Sally, Vice President of Marketing, Toshiba America Consumer Products Digital A/V Group.