Panasonic has unveiled the first portable Blu-ray player at the CES in Las Vegas.

The DMP-B15 features an 8.9-inch WSVGA display and along with the ability to play Blu-ray discs it also has access (via Ethernet connection to the Internet) to VIERA CAST.

Fully Profile 2.0 (BD-Live) compliant it also features an SD card.

The DMP-B15 offers three hours of playback time through a built-in rechargeable battery.

It can also be connected to an HDTV using an HDMI connection, which means that it could technically be used as a stand-alone player in the home, or even while on the go.

The DMP-B15 will be available beginning in May 2009, no details yet on the expected cost.

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