Toshiba Europe GmbH today announced an expansion to its Blu-ray player portfolio with the introduction of the BDX3100KE, a product that support Blu-ray 3D™ disks. As an integral part of the ultimate home theatre set up, it perfectly complements Toshiba’s also newly unveiled 3D-TV sets in the WL768 series. The BDX3100KE will be available at retail outlets in Europe in the fourth quarter 2010.

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With the new BDX3100KE Toshiba reinforces its commitment to strongly establish in the ever-increasing 3D home entertainment market, and now offers a broad range of 3D capable devices which ranges from 3D-TV sets, 3D capable laptops to 3D Blu-ray players. Toshiba’s full 3D line-up enables viewers to immerse themselves in 3D movie worlds by combining different 3D capable devices to best suit their needs.

The glossy black BDX3100KE Blu-ray player provides Full HD 1080p digital output to create an outstanding home cinema experience. Films on Blu-ray™ disc are played at 24 frames per second, thus preserving their original atmosphere and quality, and providing an unparalleled fluid rendering of movement. A 3D capable HDMI® port allows trouble-free streaming of 3D content from Blu-ray 3D™ discs to a 3D capable TV set. Last but not least, the player features REGZA-LINK (HDMI-CEC). Connected to a TV set via HDMI® both devices can be operated with a single remote control.

Vibrant sound that provides a true-to-life movie experience
True-to-life pictures in 3D and in 2D, should be accompanied by an equally impressive immersive sound-experience. So, to provide that real ‘cinema feeling’, the BDX3100KE features Dolby® TrueHD and DTS®-HD Master Audio | EssentialTM, which reproduce tonal details on up to 7.1 channels, for uncompressed, quality surround sound.

“Yes it can…” - wide variety of formats supported
Toshiba’s Blu-ray player supports a wide selection of formats. This includes image and audio files in MKV, DivX, HD-JPEG and MP3 formats, and data can also be read from a USB stick which fits neatly in the USB port on the front of the BDX3100KE. To complement its broad range of possible applications, the player is even capable of translating AVCHD-compressed footage from camcorders into brilliant home movies.

Make the most of Blu-ray: access to a range of ‘bonus material’
Thanks to BD Live (Profile 2.0), users can take advantage of bonus material on Blu-ray discs – including exclusive downloads, additional ‘making-of’s, chats or games.