Blu-ray Disc Association Investigates 4K Blu-ray Discs

At last year’s CES show, there was a lot of buzz about 3D televisions and Ultrabooks. This year the hot ticket was UltraHD television. Formerly known as 4K TVs, these sets have a resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels – twice that of the 1080p standard. UltraHD TVs also offer larger screen sizes – everything […]

Blu-ray Security: A Cause for Concern?

Blu-ray is the preferred home movie format for consumers because of its amazing picture and sound quality. Movie studios love Blu-ray discs because they contain strong anti-piracy technologies that prevent people from making illegal copies of HD movies. However, recent developments have caused the security of the Blu-ray format to come under scrutiny. It wasn’t […]

How Come Apple and Microsoft Xbox 360 Do Not Support Blu-ray?

Blu-ray discs have seen remarkable growth over the past few years. The format famously defeated HD-DVD in February of 2008. Since then, it has become the format of choice for high-def home entertainment and computer data storage. According to statistics published by Swicker and Associates, 1.2 million Blu-ray discs were sold in the US and […]

One-Blue Aims to Simplify Blu-ray Licensing Process

Over the past several months, we’ve written about Blu-ray disc authoring a number of times. It’s a question that keeps coming up because the steps to creating Blu-ray discs can be confusing, especially if you have not worked with licensing in the past. Now, a new company is hoping to make the process of Blu-ray […]

The Blu-ray Authoring Process Explained

With so many video producers making the switch to Blu-ray discs, we have been fielding a lot of questions lately about Blu-ray authoring. What are the requirements for creating a Blu-ray master disc, and how do you go about doing it? Well that’s exactly what I am going to talk about in today’s post. The […]