The days of drive-in movies are long gone and the radio sometimes just doesn't cut it for entertainment. So Panasonic's unveiled what's believed to be the world's first in-car Blu-ray Disc drive at this year's Tokyo Motor Show.
My ride will be awesome with some hi-def blu-ray.
Just one more thing to break into someone's car for aside from taking the car itself
Why are people riding around with HD TV's in they cars
Rich Bastard lol.
well if people are buying the blu ray versions of movies, they're most likely not going to go out and buy the dvd version, so it would be convienent for them if their car had a blu ray player in it
yeah i don't see the need for this.. although I remember my buddies expedition that had two playstations with screens in the headsets.. now playing warhawk while driving down to LA on a road trip.. that would be sweet.
that also goes with hd-dvd right?? whats the use of putting blu-ray and something as small as 13 inches.
How big are the TV's in there? only size I really seen were on the show "Pimp My Ride" THat's over 20+" lol. DVD player will be fine. o.o
Lol whats the point of having bluray players in your cars?? Planning to watch 1080p movies on a 10 inch screen.... very nice
Unless you have a 40inch tv in your car this is useless.
or if you only have the blu ray version of a movie you want to watch on the road
Watch Micropi$$ and Toshiba copy straight off of this idea. You know they dont have minds of their own.
Toshiba announced one back on May 29th of this year! It was co-developed with Alpine Electronics.
So why don't you get your head out of your PS3/Blu-Ray butt and check your facts.
Didn't you hear, they're gonna start selling cheaper HD DVD players at wal-mart and then next year they will release the HD DVD included XBOX 360.
XBOX 360 is way more popular than PS3 or blu ray. SO it's over for blu ray.
That just means microsoft ripped you off and a lot of people.Just seems like everyone has already gotten a 360.Sony still has a lot of PS3s to sell.
Ok thats it! What the hell are you? One hour your a die hard Sony fan and the next your declaring the PS3 a flop! Can't you just pick one or the other? Your confusing the hell out of me!
i think he was being sarcastic...
I'm a blu ray supporter but even I think this is useless... blu ray is for HDTV! not for 15 inch tiny LCDS in the back of the car
Why not try to make a cheap Blu_ray player instead.
I can't believe panasonic made such a stupid marketing decision
Gimme a 12 disc changer of blu-ray discs filled with .ogg files in my car and I'd be set for life I think lol.
It is not only the sharpness, but the colours are more vibrant and 3dimensional.
That totally made a "your mom" joke pop into my head lol.
People who travel so much to have a DVD player in the probably don't even care if it's high def or not. I rather have a PS3 in the car instead so people in the backseat can play. Watching movies in the car is boring. I rather look outside.
God... I don't know what to say, you people need to learn how businesses work. The industry is trying to move forward, in terms of making $$. Right now DVDs/Drives are really cheap to make, but the profit you get from them are very slim at best due to heavy competition. By investing in new tech, they can bring in much larger amount of profit while competitions are not a major concern, and the process repeats itself.
And this news just the start of the new line of investments that the company seeking to make more profit down the line.
DVD will die for sure(once the profit no longer justify the investment from the industry), just who will take its place is in question.(and please lets leave it at that...no need for HDDVD vs BD flaming)
does a 6 inch screen matter much for HD-DVD content?
yes asshole it does
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