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HD Report | March 27, 2017

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Here’s the packaging for Lionsgate’s first 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray titles

January 15, 2016 |

Happy Friday! Here’s a look at the packaging for the first four 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray discs from Lionsgate, including Sicario (2015), The Last Witch Hunter (2015), Ender’s Game (2013), and The Expendables 3 (2014). Look a little different? In order to stand … Read More

First Sony Movies on 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray Available to Pre-Order

January 15, 2016 |

Sony’s 1st batch of 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray discs are available to pre-order on Amazon, and although we don’t have exact street dates [Update: titles were released on Feb. 23] Sony indicated the discs would be released “Early 2016.” The … Read More

First 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray Titles Revealed by Lionsgate

January 13, 2016 |

Lionsgate will release several titles to 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray on March 1st, 2016, the company announced. Among the first 4k titles will be the late 2015 film Sicario, which was just released to conventional Blu-ray and DVD on January … Read More

4k Ultra HD Blu-ray Titles from Fox Show Up on Amazon

January 12, 2016 |

The first batch of 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray titles from 20th Century Fox are now available to pre-order from Amazon, and the prices are not as high as one could have imagined for a brand new disc format that … Read More

Panasonic Shows Off Ultra HD Blu-ray Player with HDR

January 6, 2016 |

One of the more anticipated home entertainment products coming in 2016 is the Ultra HD Blu-ray player capable of reading Ultra HD content from next-gen BDs for display on 4k TVs.

Panasonic brought along their Ultra HD Blu-ray player to … Read More

Samsung reveals first Ultra HD Blu-ray player, and, it’s Curved

January 5, 2016 |

Samsung has revealed their first Ultra HD Blu-ray Player capable of playing Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs at four times the resolution of today’s conventional Blu-ray player, and, its design mimics that of Samsung’s Curved UHD Smart TVs such as the JU7500, JU750D, and … Read More

Warner Bros. to Release Four Ultra HD Blu-ray Titles Early 2016

December 30, 2015 |

Warner Bros. has announced they will release four titles to the next-generation Ultra HD Blu-ray format in early 2016. Those titles will be Mad Max: Fury Road, San Andreas, The Lego Movie and Pan. The studio says new titles will also be available in Ultra HD … Read More

Sony announces first Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs for 2016

November 11, 2015 |

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced the first titles to be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray, the nex-gen disc format specified by the Blu-ray Disc Association last May for display on 4k Ultra HD TVs. The first batch of movies include:

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Panasonic Ultra HD Blu-ray player will go on sale in Japan

October 7, 2015 |

The first Ultra HD Blu-ray player will go on sale in Japan starting November 13th, announced as the player was displayed at the Ceatec electronics show this week. The Panasonic DMR-UBZ1 will be able to play movies on Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs when studios … Read More

Sony & Dolby partner to bring Dolby Vision 4K Ultra HD

September 10, 2015 | 2

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Dolby Laboratories have partnered to utilize Dolby Vision for mastering 4K Ultra HD titles to Blu-ray Disc. The process includes the integration of high-dynamic-range (HDR) imaging to bring a wide range of colors and contrast to 4k … Read More

First Ultra HD Blu-ray titles announced by 20th Century Fox

September 4, 2015 | 1

At the 2015 consumer electronics confab IFA in Berlin on Thursday, Sept. 3rd, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announced the first batch of movie titles to be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray, the up-and-coming 4k disc format specified by the Blu-ray Disc … Read More

Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs expected by end of 2015

August 7, 2015 | 1

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) will start licensing the Ultra HD Blu-ray format starting August 24th, and companies are expected to begin offering products, such as Ultra HD Blu-ray players and Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs by the end of 2015.

The … Read More

Ultra HD ‘4k’ Blu-ray Discs Specs Complete

May 16, 2015 | 2

This week, the Blu-ray Disc Association announced specifications are complete for Ultra HD Blu-ray, the name chosen for the next generation of Blu-ray Discs that will hold up 66GB on a dual layer disc and 100GB on a triple layer disc. … Read More