Marantz America introduces a new leading-edge high definition video source component – the BD7003 Profile 1 Version 1.1 Blu-ray Disc Player (SRP: $799). Scheduled for availability in November 2008, the new high-value high-performance BD7003 joins Marantz’s high-performance BD8002 Blu-ray Disc Player (SRP: $1,999.99).
Sony Electronics has announced its third generation internal Blu-ray Disc™ (BD) writer for the computer aftermarket, which at about $400 achieves a new level of affordability for BD enthusiasts. The new BWU-300S model burns single and dual layer BD-R media at up to 8X speed, recording a full 25GB disc in about 15 minutes and a full 50GB disc in about 30 minutes.
Delkin Devices, Inc. has just announced the release of the company's latest device - a 4x external disc drive capable of reading and writing to Blu-ray media. Right on the heels of the company's release of its Archival Gold® Blu-ray discs, this new drive will make it much easier for photographers to make the transition to Blu-ray technology.
Inlet Technologies has announced that it is partnering with NetBlender, makers of DoStudio software for professional Blu-ray authoring, to bring high-quality Blu-ray Disc production within the reach of every studio. Inlet’s latest release of Fathom®, an advanced encoding platform, produces files in any of the codecs that Blu-ray supports.
Imation Corp. exclusive licensee of the "TDK Life on Record" recording media brand, has announced the first 6x Blu-ray recordable (BD-R) and Blu-ray recordable double layer (BD-R DL) media for the U.S. retail market. Imation is also launching a full line of TDK Life on Record Blu-ray disc cleaning and storage accessories to protect and maintain high-definition content on this new media format.