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What is HEVC and h.265? The future of 1080p movie streaming explained

What is HEVC and h.265? The future of 1080p movie streaming explained

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Video compression is essential for home entertainment. Without it, we'd be stuck in a world with just a few dozen TV channels. Since digital was first introduced in the UK, we've had compressed TV - it's a really great way of getting a lot more out of... >>

3D better than 2D, says your brain

3D better than 2D, says your brain

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People are 12 per cent more attentive when watching Blu-ray 3D compared to a conventional Blu-ray disc and 29 per cent more attentive when that same 3D experience is up against a plain old DVD. So says recent research commissioned by the Blu-ray Disc... >>

Blu-Ray discs selling a little better

Blu-Ray discs selling a little better

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Despite subscription-based music-on-demand services performing rather well and slowly knocking the CD out of the market, there's a marked lack of similar offerings for the movie industry. Perhaps that's the reason why the Blu-ray seems to be starting... >>

Toshiba joins Blu-ray Disc Association

Toshiba joins Blu-ray Disc Association

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Over a year ago, Toshiba gave in and finally dropped its last vestiges of support for its ultimately unsuccessful HD-DVD format. For a while, the company coasted along, building upscaling products and ignoring Blu-ray entirely. Well, now Toshiba's gone... >>