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December 20, 2009

3D Blu-ray officially becomes standard

bluraylogo.jpgThe Blu-ray disc Association today finalized and released the Blu-ray 3DTM specification, bring true 3D Hollywood content a little closer to our living rooms. The specification encodes 3D video using the Multiview Video Coding (MVC) codec, an extension of the ITU-T H.264 Advanced Video Coding (AVC) codec currently supported by all Blu-ray players. The new MPEG3-MVC standard compresses both left and right eye views roughly twice as much as typical 2D content, and can 1080p backward compatibility with 2D players. Blu-ray 3DTM also supports 3D Blu-ray playback on the Playstation 3 and will enable 2D playback of 3D discs. The complete specification will be available to the public shortly.


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Posted by Justin Davey at December 20, 2009 9:05 AM

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of course they going 3d after i just bought a bravia, this makes me not wanna buy sony crap nomore, prolly better to jus buy them off the streets from people you know

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