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Appendix
Glossary
Ad-hoc mode (page 20)
Ad-hoc mode is a wireless LAN communication
format. This performs direct communication
between equipment without an access point. (Ad-
hoc mode is not supported.)
AVCHD (page 9)
AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition)
refers to a recording format (specification) for digital
video cameras which can record to a disc such as
8 cm DVD disc and play back digital high definition
images.
BDAV (page 9)
BDAV (Blu-ray Disc Audio/Visual, BD-AV) refers to
one of the application formats used for writable
Blu-ray discs such as BD-R, BD-RE, etc. BDAV is a
recording format equivalent to DVD-VR (VR mode) of
the DVD specifications.
BD-J application
The BD-ROM format supports Java for interactive
functions. “BD-J” offers content providers almost
unlimited functionality when creating interactive BD-
ROM titles.
BD-LIVE (page 29)
A variety of interactive content is available from BD-
LIVE compatible Blu-ray discs via the Internet.
BDMV (page 9)
BDMV (Blu-ray Disc Movie, BD-MV) refers to one
of the application formats used for BD-ROM which
is one of the Blu-ray Disc specifications. BDMV is
a recording format equivalent to DVD-video of the
DVD specification.
BD-R (pages 9, 26)
A BD-R (Blu-ray Disc Recordable) is a recordable,
write-once Blu-ray Disc. Since contents can be
recorded and cannot be overwritten, a BD-R can be
used to archive data or for storing and distributing
video material.
BD-RE (pages 9, 26)
A BD-RE (Blu-ray Disc Rewritable) is a recordable
and rewritable Blu-ray Disc.
BD-ROM
BD-ROMs (Blu-ray Disc Read-Only Memory)
are commercially produced discs. Other than
conventional movie and video contents, these discs
have enhanced features such as interactive content,
menu operations using pop-up menus, selection of
subtitle display, and slide shows. Although a BD-
ROM may contain any form of data, most BD-ROM
discs will contain movies in High Definition format
for playback on Blu-ray Disc players.
Blu-ray Disc (BD) (page 9)
A disc format developed for recording/playing high-
definition (HD) video (for HDTV, etc.), and for storing
large amounts of data. A single layer Blu-ray Disc
holds up to 25 GB, and a dual-layer Blu-ray Disc
holds up to 50 GB of data.
Chapter number (pages 41, 42)
Sections of a movie or a music feature that are
smaller than titles. A title is composed of several
chapters. Some discs may only be comprised of a
single chapter.
Control Panel (page 25)
This function allows you to operate this player using
the TV remote control by displaying the control
panel on the TV screen.
Copy guard
This function prevents copying. You cannot copy
discs marked by the copyright holder with a signal
which prevents copying.
Deep Color
Deep Color can reproduce rich colors, increasing
the number of bits describing colors.
This Player is compatible with Deep Color. You can
enjoy this function by connecting to a Deep Color
compatible TV using an HDMI cable.
Disc menu (page 27)
This lets you select things like the subtitle language
or audio format using a menu stored on the DVD
video disc.
Dolby Digital
A sound system developed by Dolby Laboratories
Inc. that gives movie theater ambience to audio
output when the product is connected to a Dolby
Digital processor or amplifier.
Dolby Digital Plus (page 58)
A sound system developed as an extension to Dolby
Digital. This audio coding technology supports 7.1
multi-channel surround sound.
Dolby TrueHD (page 58)
Dolby TrueHD is a lossless coding technology that
supports up to 8 channels of multi-channel surround
sound for the next generation optical discs. The
reproduced sound is true to the original source bit-
for-bit.
DTS
This is a digital sound system developed by DTS,
Inc. for use in cinemas.
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio (page 58)
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio is a new technology
developed for the next generation high definition
optical disc format.
DTS-HD Master Audio (page 58)
DTS-HD Master Audio is a lossless audio
compression technology developed for the next
generation high definition optical disc format.
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