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 [...]

Blu-ray Production to Hit 2 Billion Discs in 2014

For years, we’ve been writing about how Blu-ray discs are on the rise. Now, a new study released by Futuresource Consulting has the data to prove it. The big surprise is not how much the Blu-ray and home entertainment industries have grown over the past few years, but how much they are expected to grow [...]

JVC SR-HD1250US Blu-ray Recorder Reviewed

These days, it seems that just about every video camera records in some kind of high-definition format. The question is, what do you do with that content after you record it? Building a computer-based system for video editing can cost thousands of dollars, and it also carries a fairly steep learning curve when figuring out [...]

2010 in Review: A Look Back at the Duplication Industry

With the new year just around the corner, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the events of the past year. 2010 was a year of ups and downs, and the duplication industry was no exception. The troubled economy took its toll on the industry with packaging giant NexPak and equipment manufacturer Verity [...]

Pioneer First to Market with Blu-ray XL Recorder

One of the exciting things about the Blu-ray format (beyond the amazing picture and sound quality) is the fact that it is changing and growing. Earlier this year, we reported on the Blu-ray Disc Association’s approval of a new specification called Blu-ray XL. In July, we blogged about Sharp introducing the first 100GB Blu-ray XL [...]