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How Do You: Set up Chapters?

Setting up chapters can be tedious or it can be an art form.  

DVD's were really the first major medium to use the idea "chapters". Chapters are now an absolute standard for Blu-ray discs. So we want to know:  How do you go about creating chapters?

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Added by Denny on July 25, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

How Do You: Use Subtitles?

Thank you all for taking the poll.  (If you haven't done so  you can still take the poll).

The results are:

Zero =  6.7%    say that most of your discs do not have subtitles

One =   26.7%  say that most of your discs have 1 subtitle track.

Two =   26.7%  say that most of your discs have 2 subtitle tracks.

Three = 26.7%  say that most of your discs have 3…

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Added by Denny on July 10, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

How Do You: Use Blu-ray Audio Tracks?

 Thank you for taking the time to participate in the this poll!  (If you haven't yet participated you still can)
The results are in:
Dolby Digital (AC3):          61.9%
Dolby Digital Plus (7.1):     0%…
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Added by Denny on June 29, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Sony Creative Software Announces Acquisition of NetBlender

Hi everyone,



  I am very pleased to announce to you today the sale of NetBlender's Blu-ray business to Sony Creative Software.   This is great news for you and the entire Blu-ray industry because…

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Added by Denny on October 24, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Quick BD Menu Special!

We were very please to see Tony Laughton, over at Promoscape, demonstrate how easy it was for him to use Quick BD Menu…

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Added by Denny on September 15, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

HDMV Regional Check

Information:


PSR 20 returns the region code of the player in the following 3 different forms:
0x1: Region A Player
0x2: Region B Player
0x4: Region C Player
Below are two samples of how to do HDMV…
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Added by Denny on August 25, 2011 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Introducing The Experts Corner's newest member

 

Hello everyone!

  We are always looking for new members to join the Experts Corner and today I'd like to introduce you to the newest team member to the Experts Corner: Philippe…

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Added by Denny on June 14, 2011 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Introducing The Experts Corner


 

 In 2007 when HD-DVD was around, we realized we should be working directly with production professionals to build our applications.  Since then  we've introduce DoStudio 1 which still is in use for many many…

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Added by Denny on February 15, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Panasonic 3D and The Offset Metadata File.

 

   Panasonic Blu-ray 3D players now require that an offset metadata file is associated with your 3D Segment.  Without this information the Panasonic will not play your disc.  The offset metadata file is used to display your menu or subtitles in relation to…

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Added by Denny on February 7, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Passive 3D TV's Are Starting to Show Up!



Vizio has introduced the first consumer ready passive 3DTV. Its a 65" LED LCD TV, build int 802.11n Wifi and can run Vizio Internet Apps. LG was suppposed to have their passive 3DTV…

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Added by Denny on November 23, 2010 at 9:06am — No Comments

Recently NVIDIA has released drivers for HDMVI 1.4! This means if you have an NVIDIA graphics card that supports 3D output you no longer have purchase a special PC monitor, with dual DVI inputs, and …



Recently NVIDIA has released drivers for HDMVI 1.4! This means if you have an NVIDIA graphics card that supports 3D output you no longer have purchase a special PC monitor, with dual DVI inputs, and you do not have to purchase the NVIDIA 3D Vision Kit.



You can connect your PC directly to your 3DTV and use the 3D version of…

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Added by Denny on November 12, 2010 at 9:13am — No Comments

DoStudio Authoring 2.2 Is Here!



We are pleased to announce the release of DoStudio Authoring Edition 2.2. Here are some of the updates:

  • The ability to play a 3D HDMV disc on the PS3!
  • Better BD-J performance on older players.
  • New Conditions for 3D
  • Improved Picture in Picture support.
  • The ability to hide and show a menu blocks that…
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Added by Denny on November 9, 2010 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

DSA 2.0 is here!



We've finally released DSA 2.0!!


DSA 2.0 is will work WITH DSA 1.9 on your machine and we recommend that you continue working on your DSA 1.9 projects and start new projects with DSA 2.0.


To get Started with…
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Added by Denny on August 11, 2010 at 10:52am — 1 Comment

Congratulations on Best Blu-ray Collection nomination!



Congratulations to Micheal Smith and the team at Zuffa who worked on the Blu-ray disc "…
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Added by Denny on July 13, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

3D, Google and NAB







3D and Blu-ray this year are hot topics at NAB and it seems only fitting that…

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Added by Denny on April 1, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Arsenal versus Manchester United in 3D


Where you one of the lucky ones who watched Arsenal versus Manchester United in 3D in one of the 9 pubs? Or maybe you know someone who knows someone who watched the game in 3D? Leave a comment below if you know someone or heard from someone who was able to watch the game in 3D!

Added by Denny on February 2, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Where is Managed Copy?

You might not have noticed that DSA supports Managed Copy (we added it in in version 1.4) because Managed Copy was not required for replicating your Blu-ray discs. However, on December 5, 2009 that all changed: Managed Copy is now required on every disc you replicate.



You might be wondering what I need to do now?




While this diagram does scribe how managed copy works it doesn't tell you what you need to do.…
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Added by Denny on December 18, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

How does your title get replicated?



Replicating a Blu-ray disc is a bit different from replicating a DVD disc. One of the differences is the need for an AACS Stamper, another is that they use Metal Masters instead of Glass Masters. To understand all these differences we've worked with Eclipse Data Technologies, they are the leader in optical disc premastering and mastering products for replicators and QC… Continue

Added by Denny on September 16, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Setting up your PS3 For Blu-ray

We all know the PS3 isn't like all the other Blu-ray players. Setting up your PS3 for the best Blu-ray playback experience and testing is some not everyone knows how to do. The Editor of IGN created a great video on how to set up your PS3 for the best Blu-ray Experience. Check it… Continue

Added by Denny on July 17, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Finding the right Blu-ray Player







One of the best sites for looking up Blu-ray player specifications has become http://www.blu-ray.com. Recently they added a new search feature that lets you filter your search by more then 60 different parameters. Its not 100% accurate but it does a better job then any other site I've seen.



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Added by Denny on July 13, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

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