Blu Ray is the name of a next-generation optical disc format and is the ultimate way to watch films and TV in high definition quality. With superior surround sound, vivid colour and incredibly sharp picture, a Blu-Ray DVD can bring your favourite movies to life. Blu Ray carry up to 5 times more information than the standard DVD which means Bluray DVDs can offer more interactive features and bonus content. The Bluray discs are highly durable, resistant to dirt and scratches. Bluray Discs and Players provide 6 times better picture quality than DVD with a resolution display of 1080p. It allows colours to be shown more accurately, the textures richer and the clarity sharper by watching films on Bluray Diiscs. As Blu-ray has up to 7.1 channels of high definition surround sound, the audio is deeper and far more powerful with any form of surround-sound set-up. Blue Ray is protected by a hard-coat layer that resists scratches, dust, and fingerprints that cause discs to skip and freeze. The name Blu-ray comes from the blue lasers that read and write data from the discs. The basics for Blu-ray: A High Definition TV in order to watch Blue Ray discs, A Bluray DVD player or Playstation 3, An HDMI cable and a Blu-ray disc.