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Sony Unveils First 4K Ultra HD Discs
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) has announced the first six movies it plans to release on Blu-ray in the 4K Ultra HD format early next year.
Music Retailers Adopt Hi-Res Logo
A number of hi-res music retailers have agreed to adopt the Hi-Res Music logo shown here and integrate it into their websites and branding materials, according to an announcement from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), made in cooperation with The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) and The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing.
Sonos Trueplay Speaker Tuning Now Available
Sonos has announced that its Trueplay
speaker tuning software is now available via a free update.
Ultra HD's Brave New World: More Than Just 4K
As we’ve taken pains to point out previously here at Sound & Vision
, there’s more to Ultra HD than just 4K resolution. The latter merely offers eight times as many pixels as 1080p HD. That’s unlikely to make much difference on any but the very largest sets viewed from 6-8 feet from the screen. Advanced color and high dynamic range (HDR), are also a part of the specs for Ultra HD (or UHD for short), and will definitely up the ante in the eye-candy department even on a small set viewed from across the room.
While advanced color and HDR remain, for now, small players in the psychodrama that most folks still refer to as simply 4K, they’re definitely on their way...
DTS:X Coming to Movie Theaters
Look out, Dolby Atmos. Another object-oriented surround sound system is coming to town.
The DTS:X system hit Carmike Cinemas-owned theaters in September with Lionsgate titles American Ultra and Sicario and in November with Mockingjay: Part 2. Carmike upgraded seven theaters in Georgia, Colorado, Illinois, Tennessee, California, and Alabama.
DTS:X and Atmos both enable soundtrack mixes to use metadata to steer objects around a three-dimensional soundfield. In addition to its theatrical debut, DTS:X is also following Atmos into home theaters with compatible A/V receivers and Blu-ray Disc releases.
Hollywood and DEG Finalize 4K Disc Packaging
The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) today announced that it has developed packaging for the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray discs heading our way early next year.
Bond Tech: 193 Gadgets and Gizmos Cataloged
The guys at BurgerFiction.com have created a video that catalogs every gadget used by James Bond since the beginning.