Sony chief executive Sir Howard Stringer gave surprising comments about the situation about the ongoing high-definition format war between Sony’s Blu-ray and Toshiba’s HD DVD technology. Sony was winning, he said - until Paramount switched sides.
Chicago (IL) – Archos is gearing up to launch a Tivo-like digital video recorder, documents published by the FCC revealed Thursday.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) said that it will stop building digital cameras and is looking for a “partner” to develop and sell digital cameras under the HP brand.
Wilsonville (OR) - Digital projector specialist Infocus today launched the Play Big IN1, a high definition DLP projector designed specifically to support HD video game consoles.The IN1 contains inputs for composite, S-video, and component video. On the audio side, it has compatibility with L/R stereo, two-speaker stereo, and supports seven watts per channel. It also has a headphone out jack.
Toshiba has announced that it sold 90,000 HD DVD players between last Friday and Sunday, thanks to sub-$100 players offered by Best Buy and Wal-Mart, according to trade publication Video Business.
Almost immediately following the announcement of Wal-Mart's one-day sale where Toshiba's HD-A2 player would be marked down to just under $100, Best Buy changed its permanent price to match.
Just days after it began selling an HD DVD player for less than $200, budget retailer Wal-Mart has announced a sale to take that price down to just $98.
The line between the competing HD formats is about to get a little blurrier, as picture-in-picture video features, a previous exclusive to HD DVD, are coming to Blu-ray.
After a long period of speculation, Wal-Mart has answered rumors of an HD DVD player for under $200, making it the cheapest next-gen DVD player to date.
Samsung has removed the BD-P2400 Blu-ray Disc player from its holiday lineup in order to work more devotedly on its first Blu-ray/HD DVD combo player.
Hitachi announced today that it is ready to launch a new line of LCD TV sets that are thinner than any of their predecessors.
Sandisk, best known for its USB flash drives and low-cost MP3 players, has announced that its next project will be a portable media hub that users can use to transfer video from a PC to a TV.
Joining the PS3 club is going to be less costly beginning in November. But there’s a catch.
HDMI Licensing, the group behind high definition multimedia interface specifications, today announced a new specification and licensing standard for high-def devices, which aims to make the features of HDMI devices more transparent.