Sharp Corporation is scheduled to introduce into the Japanese market two new AQUOS Blu-ray Disc Recorders that support playback of Blu-ray 3D™ discs. The BD-HDW700 and BD-HDW70 Blu-ray Disc Recorders support playback of Blu-ray 3D™ discs containing 3D Blu-ray content recorded in conformance with the MPEG4-MVC technical standard for compressed 3D video. The new recorders will enable viewers to enjoy watching 3D video with a realistic sense of depth by connecting to the 3D-compatible AQUOS Quattron 3D LCD TV. The units units feature a stereo headphone jack that supports Surround Sound Audio Output, which produces impressive surround sound, enabling listeners to enjoy audio with an exceptionally realistic sense of presence even when using headphones. Additionally, these units also feature a full suite of functions to enable linking with peripheral devices, including support for recording HD video from SKY PerfecTV! HD and cable TV (CATV), as well as home network functions that enable viewers to enjoy content recorded on these units on an AQUOS TV located in another room via a local area network.
Major Features include:
-Supports playback of Blu-ray 3D™ discs, enabling users to enjoy 3D video with a realistic sense of presence and depth.
-Headphone jack supports Surround Sound Audio Output, allowing users to enjoy impressive surround sound.
-New Transcoder and Super-Fine Image Quality technology enable extended recording times of two programs simultaneously at full HD resolution in approximately (maximum) 10X mode.
-Support for home network functions in addition to the ability to record in HD mode from SKY PerfecTV! HD broadcasts and cable TV.