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Blu-ray Player Profiles: A Primer

Chapter: DVD Authoring

Topic: Blu-ray Authoring

While the BD spec allowed for advanced interactive features such as picture-in-picture and Internet connectivity from its inception, support for these advanced features was not mandatory in the player hardware initially. The BDA instead chose to phase in the features through the adoption of three categories of players, called “Profiles.” Profiles have taken on great significance since the end of 2007, when the first Profile 1.1 players hit store shelves.



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