Ultra HD Blu-ray

Sony Pictures unveils first Ultra HD Blu-ray discs

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) has announced plans to launch its first Ultra HD Blu-ray titles in early 2016. The next-generation disc format will offer 4K Content with High Dynamic Range and Immersive Audio, with SPHE’s first titles to include The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Salt, Hancock, Chappie, Pineapple Express, and The Smurfs 2. SPHE said this first batch of Ultra […]

Ultra HD Blu-ray licensing to kick off on August 24

Ultra HD Blu-ray discs are expected to begin shipping later this year following the Blu-ray Disc Association’s decision to begin licensing the format from August 24. Ultra HD Blu-ray discs will deliver high dynamic range content along with expanded colour range, high frame rate (up to 60fps) and up-to 3840×2160 resolution. The Ultra HD Blu-ray format […]

Ultra HD Blu-ray spec looks to boost physical media, will allow multiscreen viewing

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has completed the specification for its new Ultra HD Blu-ray format and released the new logo that will delineate Ultra HD Blu-ray products. The move is seen a key step in the fight-back by the physical media industry against what is expected to be a sharp decline in physical media consumption […]