Originally Posted by frenchie903
If you get Sony their DV update may not be compatible with other manufacturers 4k players or receivers. There are different DV profiles. I didn't believe it. Why would Sony do that. I guess they just want you to buy their products. I not buying any new equipment. I guess I will have to stay put for awhile. Will have to see 4th of July prices, Labor Day and if I can last that long Black Friday. Let me know what you decide.
Well it’s easy to blame someone I suppose it’s just human nature. If we don’t understand something let’s just pick the most obvious villain.
Sony choose a profile that is better for internet streaming. VUDU believes it’s a good idea and so does NETFLIX.
The thing is people’s choices are changing they are choosing streaming technologies over existing blu ray physical discs. Dolby Vision identified this and modified their technology to suit.
The fact Sony was one of the first I suppose puts them in the firing line.
The cool thing is DV made the older mechanisms forward compatible. Which helps a lot of owners of existing sets. If you read the X700 forums apparently profile 5 has fixed some DV issues on older LG oleds. Go figure.
Samsung is trying to get industry backing HDr10+. So far there is no media so I like to think DV isn’t a bad choice over a tech that may get backing. No one is jumping on their backs for creating another “standard”for no good reason but to avoid paying any royalties.
Technology will always evolve because we have an insane desire to get a better experience. 2019 may see HDMI 2.1 change the way we view home entertainment. Creating even more vacuums.
You have a right to be unhappy but it’s something of a reality today that technologies will always evolve and it’s a matter of timing when you jump in. Maybe your timing will be when your satisfied the tech suits your current needs.