Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Reckless gossip that probably nobody but me cares about: Yamaha climbing into bed with Sony Blu-ray


In this week's CE Pro article, I reported on the opinion that the lack of buy-in from major hi-fi companies was hindering the adoption of both Blu-ray and HD-DVD.


Well, it has come to my attention from a very reliable source that Yamaha is quietly working on a Blu-ray player, and intends to lend their support to the format.


Don't expect a big public announcement just yet, their anticipated timetable is a Spring 2008 launch.


You heard it here first!

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2 comments:

Flatland Pastor said...

*yawn*

(See my comment on the previous item.)

Anonymous said...

I can't wait to ruin my Yamaha rep's "big announcement".
If it's anything like their other players, it'll be a slow moving dog.
hifistyle