Posted Tue Dec 14, 2010 at 10:00 AM PST by Dick Ward
The server eliminates load times, and can give you Blu-ray access from any room in the house.
"Blu-ray offers the highest fidelity for my discerning clients, but if you thought watching a DVD was frustrating, just try a Blu-ray Disc." These are the sentiments of Jeff Cherun, owner of Teatro Custom Installation.
He's not bagging on the high definition picture and he's not downplaying the importance of great audio - he's talking about load times. "With the Kaleidescape System," he says, "you're enjoying any of your Blu-ray movies in seconds instead of minutes. My customers will never go back to an ordinary Blu-ray player."
That system, which has been unveiled piece by piece over the last year or so, is finally shipping in full. With the Kaleidescape system, you're able to back up your Blu-rays onto a server and play them back at your leisure in any room with a Kaleidescape player.
The Modular Disc Vault is the final piece of the puzzle. It allows you to import and store up to 100 discs at once. That's essential, since you'll still need the disc in the vault to play it - an anti piracy measure.
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