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Tag: High Definition

Directv New HD Channels Begin to Roll Out

Directv New HD Channels Begin to Roll Out
Good news for DirecTV subscribers. The satellite provider today launched 21 new high definition channels for your viewing enjoyment. The channels are the first wave of programming for DirecTV’s 100 HD channel promise. The initial 21 channels are available immediately if you’re signed up for the HD package and have the SD version of the channel in your current programming plan.

Cinedisk Cd26hd: High Definition Video in Your Pocket

Cinedisk Cd26hd: High Definition Video in Your Pocket
This compact media player from Korea’s Savit Micro lets you carry an entire HD video source in the palm of your hand. The Cinedisk CD26HD is just a little larger than a typical media player, and offers high definition playback at up to 1080i resolution.
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Darkchip 4 Gives Dlp Projectors a Contrast Boost

Darkchip 4 Gives Dlp Projectors a Contrast Boost
Texas Instruments today took the wraps off their latest DLP chipset (the “It’s the mirrors…” projection engine). TI claims the new DarkChip 4 chipset improves the contrast ratio over the previous series by 30% or more.

Sony Bravia Vpl-Vw200 Sxrd Projector Coming This Fall

Sony Bravia Vpl-Vw200 Sxrd Projector Coming This Fall
Fans of Sony’s SXRD line of projectors, start getting your checkbooks ready. The latest entry in Sony’s line of high-quality front projectors has emerged and it’s looking pretty badass. The Bravia VPL-VW200 is the top-of-the-line successor to Sony’s flagship VPL-VW100 projector.

Jvc Dla-Hd100 Lcos Projector Revealed

Jvc Dla-Hd100 Lcos Projector Revealed
If you’re a regular reader of Technabob, you probably know that I’m a big fan of LCOS (Liquid Crystal on Silicon) based projectors. In terms of image quality, contrast and lack of visible pixel structure, they’re second only to good old CRTs.

Directv Hr21 Pro HD Dvr Image Leaked

Directv Hr21 Pro HD Dvr Image Leaked
I was over on DBSTalk this morning reading about some fun I was having with my DirecTV HD DVR, when I stumbled across this interesting image. The upcoming DirecTV HR21 PRO looks like a whopper of a high-definition DVR, capable of recording up to 100 hours of HD programming.

Sanyo Xacti Claims Worlds Smallest 1080p Camcorder

Sanyo Xacti Claims Worlds Smallest 1080p Camcorder
Sanyo has just taken the wraps off their latest compact digital camcorder, and this one’s a real heavy-hitter. The new DMX-HD1000 not only grips nicely in the palm of your hand, it can record movies a stellar 1920 x 1080 video resolution.

Sony Bravia Gets New 40, 46 and 52-Inch Displays

Sony Bravia Gets New 40, 46 and 52-Inch Displays
Sony Japan has just announced a number of new flat-panel LCD televisions in the BRAVIA line. The W5000, V5000 and V3000 series come in sizes ranging from 40 to 52 inches. All of the models feature a full HD 1080p 10-bit LCD panel.

PS3 Playtv Tuner and Dvr Announced

PS3 Playtv Tuner and Dvr Announced
At this week’s Leipzig Gaming Conference, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) revealed an add-on for the PlayStation 3 gaming console which will give it full television and digital video recording capabilities. The device and software bundle, called PlayTV will provide high-definition reception of television signals and scheduled recording of shows.

Philips Aurea Tv: Ambilight Gets an Overhaul

Philips Aurea Tv: Ambilight Gets an Overhaul
Philips Ambilight technology has been around for a few years now, providing flat-panel televisions with color-enhanced ambient backlighting. While placing lights behind of television screens has long been known to improve perceived contrast ratios and decrease eyestrain, Ambilight’s color-cycling was always a bit more superflous in my opinion.

Hdmi Now Standard on Xbox 360 Premium

Hdmi Now Standard on Xbox 360 Premium
Microsoft has confirmed that newly produced Xbox 360 Premium models will have an HDMI video port, making them basically identical to the Xbox 360 Elite, other than the hard drive size and case color. It’s going to take a little time for all the older 360 Premiums to sell off, so if you’re thinking about buying one, be sure to check the box.

Tivo Series 3 Lite Price, Specs Revealed

Tivo Series 3 Lite Price, Specs Revealed
Images and specs have started to surface for TiVo’s latest DVR, bringing high definition recording, along with TiVo’s great user interface down to a reasonable price. The new model, currently known as the Series 3 “Lite” (model #TCD652160) will retail for about $299, and packs in a pretty nice feature list for the price.

Infocus Play Big 1080p Dlp Projector Announced

Infocus Play Big 1080p Dlp Projector Announced
Projector maker InFocus today revealed their new home theater projector that offers full 1080p native resolution. The new Play Big IN82 projector features a TI DarkChip3 DLP light engine, and a maximum contrast ratio of 12,000 to 1, thanks to an iris system.

Sharp Bd-Hp20s Blu-ray Player Coming Soon

Sharp Bd-Hp20s Blu-ray Player Coming Soon
Electronics manufacturer Sharp has revealed their first Blu-ray high definition video disc player. The BD-HP20S is expected to hit stores towards the end of this year and looks like a pretty nice player overall. The BD-HP20S will feature full 1080p resolution with 24 frame-per-second playback, which is ideal since most movies are shot at 24fps.

Blu-ray to to Give Away Free Movies

Blu-ray to to Give Away Free Movies
Much of the industry is already saying that Blu-ray is winning the high-def format wars, so it’s actually surprising to hear that the Blu-ray Disc Association is hedging their bets even more by giving away free discs with the purchase of their players.

Vizio 52-Inch 1080p LCD Tv Revealed: Thanks Costco!

Vizio 52-Inch 1080p LCD Tv Revealed: Thanks Costco!
I was flipping through my latest Costco Member Passport book when I stumbled across something interesting. It looks like flat-panel display maker Vizio is about to launch a brand new 52-inch LCD set this Summer. The coupon reveals that the set will be available for purchase starting on August 20th, and it’s simply listed as a ‘Vizio 52″ 1080p LCD HDTV (Item 200552)’.
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