To many people, one Blu-ray player looks like another. And, to be fair, a lot of them really do look similar. It was early in the life of the Lexicon BD-30 – back at CEDIA – that people started to draw comparisons between it and Oppo’s BDP-83. It has a similar button layout and the inputs and outputs on the back are identical.
Anthem is set to release its new Blu-ray player with promising build quality. The unit is compatible with most of today's media formats. The player also supports additional features to make BD-Live interactivity faster and more user-friendly.
The new monolithic design from Sony may be more evident in their televisions, but their Blu-ray players are no less impending with their solid black, sharp and shiny look. A pair of 2D Blu-ray players were announced by Sony over the weekend at CES. The BDP-S570 and BDP-S370 both feature full 1080p upscaling of standard definition video and decoding of DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD.
NAD is releasing a new Blu-ray player in today's market, which is no slouch in the build quality arena. The unit is housed in a steel chassis with a die-cast aluminum front panel, including vibration dampening feet. Currently there is no word on the video scalers and DACs used in the player.
Cable news channels funnel information from Twitter on a daily basis. Most of the time it just comes off as sloppy, and many of the newcasters are clearly unfamiliar with the service. The consumer electronics industry on the other hand is, by its very nature, is more plugged in to current technologies than the average news man.