Photos: HD DVD, Blu-ray players Summary: First-generation DVD players and recorders featuring the two competing high-definition formats, HD DVD and Blu-ray. By Bill Detwiler | July 19, 2006 -- 11:35 GMT (04:35 PDT) Follow @billdetwiler Previous | Next Image 4 of 9 RCA HD DVD at CES An early version of RCA's HD DVD player, shown at CES. Topic: Toshiba Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.