Saturday, March 25, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG's Mobile Payment Service Coming Soon
Samsung Backs Away From Restructuring Plan, Gears Up For Galaxy S8 Release
Microsoft Delivers Telemetry-free Windows 10 To China
Samsung Plans To Release New Curved TVs
ASUS STRIX GD30 Gaming Desktop Released
New Alcatel A30 and Moto G5 Plus Available On Amazon
CIA Used Sophisticated Hack Techniques To Apple Devices: WikiLeaks
Samsung Adds 4G LTE Capability to Gear S3 Classic
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 > Toshiba...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, May 30, 2008
Toshiba To Release High-def DVD Player


Toshiba has reportedly decided to compete with the Blu-ray camp with the release of a new series of DVD players that offer high-definition picture quality from regular DVDs.

The report appeared yesterday on The Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper, citing unnamed sources at Toshiba.

Toshiba seems to bring the advanced upscaling capabilities of its HD DVD players to its upcoming DVD players. The new players will reportedly feature an integrated circuit that will convert the standard definition DVD video to high-definition, in real time. The players will be also compatible with standard DVDs.

The technology makes it possible to reproduce high-quality images comparable to Blu-ray video from current standard DVDs, according to the paper.

Toshiba has not commented on the newspaper's report.

The players are expected to be released by the end of 2008.

The planned release of a model compatible with the current DVD format signifies an effort by the major electronic manufacturer to recover from a humiliating setback suffered in March after announcing its decision to withdraw from its HD DVD business.

Provided that Toshiba will not release players compatible with Sony's Blu-ray format, the company seems to be ready to take advantage of the established DVD market and advertise the new player as an affordable alternative to the Blu-ray players. The device would also offer a broader array of content, compared to the content available in the Blu-ray format.


Previous
Next
BenQ announced DC T850 compact camera        All News        Corsair announces 2000MHz 4GB DOMINATOR DDR3 memory kit
Sony, BenQ to Launch 22x DVD Burners in Q3     Optical Storage News      New Plextor PX-B910SA Burns on Blu-ray Discs at 4x

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
One-Blue Calls For Ultra HD Blu-ray Patents
Toshiba Delays Earnings Report, Announces Recovery Plan
Pioneer BDR-211UBK BD Writer With Ultra HD Blu-ray Playback Support Launches In The U.S
Toshiba Informs SK hynix of New Plan to Sell Memory Business
Foxconn Is Bidding for Toshiba Chip Business
Pioneer BDR-XD06J-UHD Is The First Portable UHD BD PC Drive
Toshiba Starts Sampling 64-Layer, 512-gigabit 3D Flash Memory
Toshiba Books $6.3 Billion Writedown, Chairman Resigns
Sony Unveils Pricing And Availability Of 2017 4K HDR Ultra HD TVs And Ultra HD Blu-ray Player
Toshiba Starts Construction of Fab 6 at Yokkaichi, Japan
Toshiba Announces First MN Series HDDs
SK hynix Bids for Stake in Toshiba's Memory Chip Business

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 .