SONY ANNOUNCES ARRIVAL OF ITS 2012 FLAGSHIP BLU-RAY DISC PLAYER WITH DUAL-CORE PROCESSOR

What: Sleek, fast and smart - the new Sony BDP-S790 Blu-ray Disc™ player is now available for consumer pre-order. In addition to Blu-ray Disc, DVD and CD playback, this WiFi® connected flag-ship model supports digital services from Sony Entertainment Network and a variety of other providers, including UltraViolet™ streaming services powered by VUDU. With its built-in 4K upscaling, the BDP-S790 player also delivers superior playback quality from a number of other HD and SD sources - even those in 3D!


Key Features

*Dual core processor for faster response
*4K upscaling
*IP Content Noise Reduction
*Dual HDMI outputs
*IR input
*Sony Entertainment Network

*Video Unlimited
*Music Unlimited
*Netflix
*Flixter
*VUDU
*Amazon Instant Video
*Slacker
*Pandora
*And many more Internet powered services

*Social media integration with Socialize, Twitter and Facebook
*Entertainment Database Browser with Gracenote technology
*DLNA Client and photo, music, and video playback
*HomeShare Network Speaker compatible
*Photo, music, and video playback via front USB
*"Media Remote" (iPhone/iPod touch/Android BD Remote Control application)
*Available for about $249

When: Pre-order - April 22

In stores - May 6

Where: Online at www.store.sony.com, at Sony Stores and at electronics retailers nationwide

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PureLink - HCE III TX/RX: 4K HDR over HDBaseT Extension System w/ Control and Bi-Directional PoE

PureLink - HCE III TX/RX: 4K HDR over HDBaseT Extension System w/ Control and Bi-Directional PoE

The HCE III Tx/Rx HDBaseT™ extension system offers full HDMI 2.0 compliance supporting HDR (High Dynamic Range) and 4K@60Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling. Featuring PureLink's proprietary Pr©cis codec, a light compression technology, the HCE III can transport Ultra HD/4K, multi-channel audio, and High Dynamic Range (10 bits support) content over a single CATx cable. The HCE III provides HDMI extension up to 130 feet (40 meters) at Ultra HD/4K and up to 230 ft. (70 meters) at 1080p over category cable with embedded multi-channel audio, CEC pass-through, bi-directional RS-232 and IR control, and PoE - all with zero loss and zero noise. The HCE III Tx/Rx also supports Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD Master Audio plus LCPM (up to 192 kHz). Additionally, the low profile "slim box" enclosure design make the HCE III ideal for limited space installation environments, such as behind flat panel displays and video walls.