A 3-dimensional television is required in order to watch a 3-D movie on a 3-D Blu-ray capable player. Otherwise, the 3-D Blu-ray disc will be displayed in 2-D resolution on the television.
True 3-D resolution films are not available on DVD, but only on Blu-ray discs that are designed to be used along with the 3-D Blu-ray player. As stated by the British Video Association, in order to watch 3-D television in high-resolution format, you must have a 3-D television, an infrared emitter (which is normally an integral part of the 3-D TV), 3-D glasses that are passive or active shutter, a 3-D Blu-ray player and a 3-D Blu-ray disc.Learn More
Connect a Blu-ray player to a TV and a cable box by hooking both devices into the TV. This enables you to use the Blu-ray player or the cable box just by changing the input selections on your TV.Full Answer >
The Blu-ray was developed by the Blu-ray Disc Association, and the first prototype was presented in 2000. The Blu-ray technology uses a blue-violet laser for greater precision, freeing up more space for additional data storage. As of 2014, 500GB can be stored on one disc.Full Answer >
Xbox 360 consoles do not support Blu-ray disc playback. However, all Xbox 360 consoles do play DVDs. Each console follows international standards and is manufactured under a specific DVD region. The Xbox 360 also supports most digital movie file formats, such as AVI and MP4.Full Answer >
All Blu-ray players can play standard DVD movies as well as Blu-ray discs. Blu-ray players not only play standard DVDs, but they also upconvert the DVD to give it a look closer to true high definition.Full Answer >