Posts tagged DVD
If you’re after a disc player that will play high-definition (HD) video, then you’re talking about a Blu-ray player.
However, there is a format that allows you to burn HD video up to 1920×1080-pixel resolution onto ordinary DVD-R media and play it on selected Blu-ray players.
It’s called AVCHD.
While working out how to burn an AVCHD disc is beyond the scope of this question, there are a number of players that will play back AVCHD discs.
Basically, the More >
You’ll hear plenty of reports that the uptake of Blu-ray is faster than what we saw with DVD. That surprises in one way and not in another. The jump from VHS tape to DVD was such a huge leap in terms of image quality and in technology that it’s not surprising it took longer, longer for disc prices to come down and longer for people to take up players.
However, Blu-ray in some ways is a solution looking for a problem – sure, you get can get stellar video quality from More >