Saturday, January 21, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sharp Establishes New Research and Development Center for Home Appliances in China
Samsung Seeks Arbitration Over LCD Supply Halt
Canon May Invest In Toshiba's Chip Business
Samsung To Explain What Caused The Galaxy Note 7's ban In Press Event
Nintendo's 'Fire Emblem Heroes' Smartphone Game features in-app Purchases
Fujifilm X-T20 Features New 24MP Sensor and 4K Video Capture
Samsung Begins Rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat
European Commission Welcomes Steps Taken by Amazon, Audible and Apple to Improve Competition in Audiobook Distribution
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Panason...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, June 23, 2006
Panasonic Launches BD-ROM Authoring Service in the U.S.


Panasonic will commence Blu-ray Disc entertainment title (for Blu-ray Disc read-only media, or BD-ROM) authoring service for movie studios at Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory (PHL) in Universal City, California on July 1.

Optical discs, like Blu-ray Disc, or conventional DVDs, need to have their content authored as a step toward physical replication of the disc as an entertainment title. As Panasonic and other electronics manufacturers plan to introduce Blu-ray Disc players this year, Blu-ray titles from the major movie studios are expected to become increasingly available for consumers. The BD-ROM authoring service launched by Panasonic will facilitate the production of Blu-ray Disc titles, so that consumers can experience High-Definition movie entertainment at home.

Panasonic has been authoring DVDs in the U.S. since 1996. In order to provide the new service, Panasonic has installed Blu-ray Disc authoring equipment at PHL. The equipment installed for this purpose includes a specially developed MPEG-4 Advanced Video Codec (AVC) encoder and a Blu-ray Java authoring system.

The combination of the encoder and authoring system enables Blu-ray title creators to reproduce near-original, high-quality video with an easy-to-use graphical user interface (GUI) based on Java. The new Panasonic encoder and authoring system support the Blu-ray Disc Association's BD-ROM specification, and take advantage of the disc's benefits including very high data compression, interactive menus and highly advanced copyright protection.

The Panasonic MPEG-4 AVC encoder, capable of more than twice the compression of conventional MPEG-2 encoding, maintains the highest- resolution 1080p image quality of the source. The BD-Java authoring system offers a variety of interactive features such as pop-up menus, allowing for easy content navigation during playback. For example, users can pop up a table of contents during playback, bookmark favorite scenes, or select any desired item from the menu.


Previous
Next
Aleratec Forms Strategic Alliance with ITRI of Taiwan        All News        OCZ Technology Announces New Low-Latency DDR2-800 Kits
Aleratec Forms Strategic Alliance with ITRI of Taiwan     Optical Storage News      First HD DVD-R DL Available by Mitsubishi

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
BDA: UHD Blu-ray Discs And Players Post Sold Well In 2016
Panasonic Develops Flexible battery Small Enough To be Embedded into Credit Cards
Panasonic Joins The OLED TV Camp, Showcases Head-mounted Display
LG Unveils Dolby Vision-capable 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player
Panasonic Demonstrates "Companion" Robot at CES
CES: Panasonic Launches Flagship Lumix DMC-GH5, DMC-FZ80 And The Mirrorless DMC-GX850
Panasonic Unveils New Ultra HD Blu-ray Players
New Data Storage Method Could Boost Capacity Of Optical Storage Media
Tesla and Panasonic Will Begin Manufacturing Solar Cells and Modules in Buffalo
OPPO Releases UDP-203 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player
Panasonic May Buy Headlight Manufacturer ZKW
PowerDVD Software Player Certified for Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Playback

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .