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HDTV Magazine Reviews Archive (June, 2008)

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HDTV Accessories

HQV Benchmark Blu-ray, DVD and HD DVD

By Richard Fisher • Jun 19 2008, 7:24pm

HQV Benchmark is produced by Silicon Optix, a leading developer of video processing technology. If you are new to the terms video processing and scaling, then a great foundational start is our own Video Dictionary on HD Library, Scaler.

The HQV Benchmark series of discs have received a lot of press and a lot of players have failed to pass many of the tests. Let's take a look at what each of these tests are, what their purpose is and what it actually means to disc players...

Media Players

The Netflix Media Player by Roku

By The HT Guys • Jun 10 2008, 1:30am

So you want to watch movies with Netflix "Watch Instantly", but you aren't thrilled about sitting in front of your computer to do it? Netflix and Roku have partnered to bring the Watch Instantly functionality to your TV. We have one of these players and have spent a week putting it through its paces.

The player can be purchased for $99.99 from the Roku website and requires...