Panasonic DMP-BD35 and DMP-BD55 Blu-ray players with BD-Live

Panasonic Corporation of North America has unveiled two new Blu-ray players, the DMP-BD35 and DMP-BD55, at this year's CEDIA Convention. While both devices offer improvements in video and audio with enhancements such as "True-to-Life Colors" and HD Audio Decoders (Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus and DTSTM-HD Master Audio Essential), one of the most anticipated features, for […]

Panasonic Corporation of North America has unveiled two new Blu-ray players, the DMP-BD35 and DMP-BD55, at this year's CEDIA Convention. While both devices offer improvements in video and audio with enhancements such as "True-to-Life Colors" and HD Audio Decoders (Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus and DTSTM-HD Master Audio Essential), one of the most anticipated features, for the general consumer, has to be the included BD-Live support.

With a BD-Live capable player and a Blu-ray movie which also supports the feature, viewers can use their Blu-ray player to connect to the internet to download additional subtitles, images related to the movie, and other digital content. In addition to such bonus features, users will also be able to take part in interactive games, including multiplayer games, which are linked to bonus content related to the movie.