Over at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Sony‘s booth has revealed that BD-Live, also known as Profile 2.0, will soon be activated for the PlayStation 3.
The said booth is also showcasing two new players capable of the same thing. For those not so familiar with Blu-ray profiles, the full details can be found by clicking the “read more” link below.
According to website Blu-ray.com, Sony‘s booth at the on-going Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is showcasing two new Blu-ray players and has also something exciting to offer in the future for PlayStation 3 owners.
First, it was mentioned that players Sapphire 3 and 4 are currently on display and that the two are both carrying Profile 2.0 or what is referred to as BD-Live. For those not familiar with this specific profile, here are some of its standard features:
- 64KB built-in persistent memory
- 1GB local storage capability
- Mandatory secondary video decoder
- Mandatory secondary audio decoder
- Mandatory virtual file system
- Mandatory Internet connection capability
Also, it was revealed in the said booth that Sony will soon be offering a firmware update for the PS3 that will give players BD-Live capabilities. The arrival of the next system upgrade wasn’t specified but this is certainly good news for Blu-ray lovers everywhere who own a PS3.