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The Latest Tips and Techniques for Getting the Maximum from Blu-ray Technology
Blu-ray Disc Demystified provides the most current information and applications available for this popular high-definition optical disc format. Written by a team of experts with a wide range of experience in DVD and high-definition production, this thorough, skill-building guide details Blu-ray's many features, formats, and applications.
Blu-ray Disc Demystified provides exhaustive coverage of the multitude of production and authoring processes, while explaining how the standard and high-definition DVD specifications dovetail and/or clash with related digital media standards. The authors also provide detailed descriptions of Blu-ray's strengths, as well as frank assessments of its weaknesses and common traps that often ensnare new users. Blu-ray Disc Demystified is the most comprehensive and practical guide available for navigating the numerous challenges, changes, and opportunities associated with Blu-ray technology.
Blu-ray Disc Demystified provides:
- Detailed overview of Blu-ray technology
- In-depth coverage of formats, features, and applications
- The latest news on content protection
- Tips on using Blu-ray in the home, office, and school
- The facts behind the myths surrounding Blu-ray
- Essential information regarding production
- Interaction paradigms
- Honest assessments of Blu-ray's pitfalls
Get a grasp around the detailed explanations of Blu-ray production and authoringprocesses
As the war between Blu-ray and HD-DVD heats up Blu-ray DiscDemystified provides you with the most current Blue-rayinformation and applications available. It reflects the many challengesand changes that have occurred in the development andusage of this high-definition optical disc format. In addition tobasic technology, the authors explain how the standard and highdefinitionDVD specifications dovetail and/or clash with relateddigital media standards.
About the Author
Jim Taylor is senior vice president and general managerof the Advanced Technology Group at Sonic Solutions.
Charles G. Crawford is co-founder of TelevisionProduction Services, Inc.
Chirsten M. Armbrust is director of research anddevelopment at Technicolor
Michael Zink is director of advanced technologyat Technicolor.