Understanding the BLU-RAY Format

O'Hara, Glen
December 2009
Mix;Dec2009, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p30
The article discusses the aspects of Blu-ray disc technology standard. It mentions that the audio and video specs of Blu-ray are excellent and the disc can support 32 different bitstreams for primary and 32 bitstreams for secondary audio with up to 16 megabit (MB) tertiary audio clips used in button and menu sounds. It notes that the primary audio bitstreams of Blu-ray are designated to the main soundtrack with up to eight channels of any configurations are completely supported.


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