As we have mentioned previously, this technology is going to expand greatly in the future.
But what about everyone who already owns a Blu-ray player?
Major hardware manufacturers such as Sony, Samsung, and Panasonic have announced that they will enable Blu-ray 3D support for specific models of their existing players.
Users will be able to update the firmware of their devices through a variety of different methods.
On the back of the unit we found one HDMI output, one component video output, A/V out, coax and optical digital audio outputs, an Ethernet jack, IR port and another USB input.As is the case with most Blu-Ray players, the BDP-S1700ES comes with few accessories; plan on purchasing an HDMI cable for the best connection to your HDTV or A/V receiver.If your TV or receiver doesn’t support HDMI, you’ll need a set of component video cables for an HD picture and a digital audio cable for surround sound.Installing firmware updates on your Sony Blu-ray player can add functionality and support for more file types, improve performance and resolve known software problems.You can install firmware updates over an Ethernet cable, or by downloading the files from the Sony e Support site yourself, burning those files to a disc and then installing the update from the disc to your Blu-ray player.Firmware updates taken between 15 and 30 minutes to install, depending on your player and the size of the firmware update.Set Up Power Connection Blu Ray Settings Blu Ray Network Update Blu Ray Update Notifications Community Q&A Sony Blu Ray players are designed to be updated frequently with the newest programming, called "firmware." Although the updates used to be done with a disc, they can now be performed over the Internet.That’s right: Sony ES is no longer available online.Here, we review the new BDP-S1700ES and consider whether this new Blu-Ray player warrants going a little out of your way to purchase.Learn more about how to update a Sony Blu Ray player.This page provides links to Blu-ray Disc playback device manufacturers, Blu-ray Disc playback software vendors and Blu-ray Disc studios' web pages to help consumers to check for information and updates on Blu-ray Disc products and titles.