CyberLink BD Advisor 2 Tests PCs for Blu-ray Disc Profile 2.0 (BD-Live) Readiness

CyberLink Corp., innovative solution provider for the connected digital lifestyle, today announced its release of CyberLink BD Advisor 2, the self-diagnostic tool that helps users identify if their system is able to play advanced Blu-ray Disc content such as interactive BD-Live features and Picture-in-Picture (PiP) movie commentary. "CyberLink is committed to developing digital media applications for [...]

LG Announces First Blu-ray Disc Player with Capability to Instantly Stream Movies From Netflix to the TV

Building on a groundbreaking technology partnership announced earlier this year, LG Electronics and Netflix, Inc. today announced plans for the first Blu-ray disc player that will have the added benefit of being able to instantly stream a growing library of movies and TV episodes from Netflix directly to the TV. Available this fall, the LG BD300 [...]

Sony Unveils World’s First 16.4-Inch Wide Multimedia Notebook

Sony today unveiled the VAIO® FW notebook—a multimedia PC that displays HD movies the way they were meant to be seen. Part of a series, the VAIO FW notebook comes in multiple configurations, including a premium and a standard model. The premium model plays Blu-ray Disc™ high-definition content like movies in full 1080 HD resolution when [...]

Sony Group Corporate Strategy Update FY2008–FY2010: To Be the Leading Global Provider of Networked Consumer Electronics and Entertainment

Sony today presented a series of new initiatives designed to build on its previous three-year revitalization plan and to position the company as the leading global provider of networked consumer electronics and entertainment. In particular, the company will focus on strengthening core businesses, enhancing network initiatives and leveraging international growth opportunities to build for the [...]

CyberLink PowerDVD Receives Certification for Both Blu-ray BD Profile 2.0 (BD-Live) and AVCREC Logos

CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), innovative solutions provider for the connected digital lifestyle, today announced that CyberLink PowerDVD has received certification for two advanced features of the Blu-ray Disc format--BD-Profile 2.0 (BD-Live) and AVCREC--confirming PowerDVD's support for the playback of interactive BD-Live movie content and high-definition MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) content stored on DVDs. PowerDVD supporting BD Profile 2.0 [...]