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Blu-ray Players That Stream Movies

Techstination feature for Friday, April 10, 2009

Blu-ray players that stream movies. I'm Fred Fishkin with technology Boot Camp, a report on gadgets and gear. If you've invested in one of those 1080p HDTVs for the family room....just about the only way to enjoy the full resolution by watching movies on Blu-ray DVD. The picture is beyond what cable and satellite services are delivering. At Samsung, VP Reid Sullivan says new models coming to market...have wired or wireless Internet connections....allowing them to stream movies from Netflix. And that partnership is paying off...

"We see Blu-ray demand increasing dramatically over last year, at least double what last year's rate was. The early results of our new products...doing very, very well picking up strong market share. We expect to be number one in the next several months overall. "

The streaming movies from Netflix...also available on LG's Blu-ray players...aren't available in HD yet. That means at least for now....Blu-ray movies still offer the best quality picture. You can find us at I'm Fred Fishkin.