Pioneer Ultra HD Blu-ray burners pack 4K playback, but good luck meeting the PC requirements

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A new pair of Blu-ray drives from Panasonic promise enhanced audio playback and full support for UHD Blu-ray discs — but full compatibility is much more involved this time around, and you’ll need an entire hardware stack capable of playing back 4K content.

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Amazon ushers the 4K revolution forward with pre-orders for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray discs

Multiple Ultra HD Blu-ray players made their debut at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week, and now early adopters can start ordering the disks that will play on these devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/13/amazon-ushers-4k-revolution-forward-with-pre-orders-for-4k-ultra-hd-blu-ray-discs.html

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Panasonic intros DX900 LED TV series, promises Ultra HD OLED and Ultra HD Blu-ray in 2016

Panasonic today confirmed its plans to introduce an Ultra HD Blu-ray player “later this year” during its press conference at CES 2016, making it just the second major manufacturer to do so along with Samsung.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/05/panasonic-intros-dx900-led-tv-series-promises-ultra-hd-oled-and-ultra-hd-blu-ray-in-2016.html

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Ultra HD Blu-ray standard finalized: 4K support, HDR, ‘digital bridge’ sharing

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The Blu-ray Disc Association has formalized the upcoming UHD standard for next-generation disc players, including an option to stream movies across a home network. We delve into what a digital bridge is and how the new capability is expected to work.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/205593-ultra-hd-blu-ray-standard-finalized-4k-support-hdr-digital-bridge-sharing

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