Hewlett-Packard displayed this HD DVD disc player at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show, held in January in Las Vegas, but the company has since said it will produce equipment that will support Blu-ray as well as HD DVD.
The new HD DVD by Toshiba is due to hit stores this spring.
The Pioneer BDP-HD1, seen here at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show, is among the sleeker looking new Blu-ray disc players. Scheduled to go on sale in July, this model will retail for about $1,800.
An early version of RCA's HD DVD player, shown at CES.
The Panasonic DMR-E700BD is scheduled to hit the Japanese market July 31. It supports single-side, dual-layer Blu-ray discs with a maximum capacity of 50GB.
Sony's BDP-S1 Blu-ray Disc Player, displayed at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show, hits store shelves this summer and will retail for about $1,000.
Toshiba is rolling out the world's first notebook PC equipped with an HD DVD-ROM drive. The Qosmio G30/697HS will be available in Japan next month. Pricing and availability have yet to be announced.
A prototype of Mitsubishi's Blu-ray Disc player, which was shown at CES.
The bulky case but simple interface of Royal Philips Electronics' Blu-ray player.