Luckily, that appears to be changing in 2009, with both CES 2009. And Monday Sony announced its own wireless Blu-ray player, the
The wireless connection can also be used for firmware updates and accessing photos on other-enabled devices. The press release doesn't state whether music or movies can be streamed, but we assume it's limited to just photo streaming, like the company's from last year. Photos can also be accessed via a front-panel USB port.
The BDP-S560 will include onboard decoding for Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, but the press release doesn't mention whether it will have 7.1 analog outputs like its predecessor, the . The BDP-S560 will be available this summer for about $350.
Sony also announced the step-down