Saturday, March 17, 2018
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Standalone Oculus Go Headset Could Debut Next Month
Qualcomm Director Paul Jacobs to Exit Qualcomm Board
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Go On Sale
Samsung in Talks With Boeing to Bring Mobile Tech To Planes
Samsung's Galaxy S9 Said to Use Chinese Optical Parts
Facebook Lite to Come in the U.S. and Elsewhere
Android Wear Becomes Wear OS by Google
U.S. Sanctions Russian Cyber Actors for Cyber-Attacks
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 > Consumer Electronics > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, October 11, 2007
Samsung Firmware Solves BD+ Compatibility Issues

Samsung is expected to release a firmware upgrade for its BD-P1000 and BD-P1200 Blu-Ray players that enhances the playability of BD+ Blu-Ray movies.

The release will be available for download later this week at Samsung's website. Samsung said that the update will solve the freezing issues that had been recently reported by consumers, when they tried to play specific Blu-Ray titles such as the 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment's Blu-ray Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer and the The Day After Tomorrow.

Samsung's BD-P1200 player can be access the firmware update via its Ethernet connection.

The BD+ is a Virtual Machine-based technology dedicated to BD Format. BD+ relates to the ability to keep content from playing on a known hacked player, and is an additional weapon of the AACS/Blu-Ray Disc Association against movie piracy.

The BD-ROM players include a small Virtual Machine to provide a basic processing environment for BD+ Content Code. During reproduction of a BD-ROM title, the VM runs the Content Code to apply the Security Check and enable content playback when the player is legitimate. A security code runs continuously during playback in order to correct the corrupted stream and produce viewable content.

Samsung did not provide details on how the BD+ caused the incompatibility issue with the specific Blu-Ray movies. However, on Sunday, the creators of the Advanced Access Content System said it had changed the code used to scramble discs to prevent copying of movies in either Blu-ray or the rival format HD-DVD, The Wall Street Journal reported. Some LG Blu-ray players were reportedly also affected by the code change. LG said it was working on a firmware upgrade as well.

However, such issues are expected to surface in the future for both Blu-Ray and HD DVD movie titles, as the implementation of new features of the AACS protection technology will require consumers to regularly update the firmware of their hardware and software players.

British Bands Offer Their Music For Free        All News        Palm Centro might be Treo 500 on ATT&T
Marvell Qdeo Video Processing Powers LG BH200 HD DVD/Blu-ray Player     Consumer Electronics News      Samsung SDI to Double OLED Flat Screen Output

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung in Talks With Boeing to Bring Mobile Tech To Planes
Samsung Care Brings Same-Day Authorized Repairs to Galaxy Smartphones
Samsung Expands Xian Flash Memory Plant
Samsung SDI Showcased Upgraded Lithium-ion Battery Cells at Energy Storage Europe 2018
DVDFab UHD Creator 4K UHD Authoring Software Released
Samsung Showcases New 2018 Home Entertainment Lineup at NY Event
Samsung's C-Lab to Reveal New AI Projects at SXSW 2018
Samsung C-Lab Projects at MWC 2018: Wearable Cameras, Helmet Communication Devices and Sticky Note Printers
Samsung Max Android Application Offering Mobile Data Saving Mode and Privacy
Worldwide Sales of Smartphones Declined in 4Q, Samsung Retains First Spot
Samsung and Qualcomm Expand Foundry Cooperation on EUV Process Technology
Samsung to Cut OLED Panel Production as iPhone X Demand Slows: report

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .