Microsoft reveals Surface Hub, an 84-inch, 4K touchscreen for office collaboration. It joins Surface tablets and Lumia smartphones on Redmond's roster of gear offerings. This beast is basically a large all-in-one PC that is fully loaded with sensors, speakers, WiFi, NFC, microphones, cameras and more.
The 4K touchscreen equipped with Surface Hub Tablet can display videos with fine detail and mind-blowing color. For DVD enthusiasts, it is definitely an impressive experience to watch your favorite DVD movies on such as big screen with 4K resolution. However, you can not put the plastic disc directly into your Surface Hub Tablet. In addition, the copy protection on your DVD will prevent you to get the content off the disc.
How to Play DVD movies on Surface Hub Tablet?
The solution is pretty easy, what you need is just a DVD Ripping tool - Pavtube DVDvid, which not only helps to remove the copy protection from DVD, but also convert DVD to Surface Hub Tablet playable format as belows:
File/Stream Formats: MKV, MPEG-4, ASF, MPEG-2 PS, MPEG-2 TS, 3GPP, 3GPP2, AVI
Codecs: H.265, H.264, H.263, Motion JPEG, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, VC-1, WMV, DV, Raw
File/Stream Formats: FLAC, MPEG-4, MP3, ASF, AAC, ADTS, WAV
Codecs: AAC, HE-AAC, Dolby Digital, MP3, WMA, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, ULAW, PCM
Upscale video resolution to 1080P for 4K display
To play DVD movies on 4K resolution Surface Hub Tablet, there are one problem you should take into consideration. The resolution of DVD movies is usually about 720x480. To make your DVD content look well on 4K resolution tablet, you'd better upscale your DVD resolution as "1920*1080", then the 1080p content on a similar sized 4K display will look exactly the same. The program also enables you to adjust output file resolution from its "Settings" window.
Step by step to Convert DVD disc, folder and IFO/ISO files to Surface Hub Tablet
Step 1. Load DVD movie into the program.
Click "File">"Load from disc", "Load from folder" or "Load from ISO/IFO" to add DVD movies into the program.
Step 2. Choose output format
Choose from the "Format" menu to select the optimized profile for output. In order to transfer DVD to Surface Hub Tablet, H.264 MP4 is recommended. Click "Format" and select "Common Video" > "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" as output format.
Step 3: Upscale DVD video resolution to 1080p.
Click "Settings" icon on the main interface, in the opened "Profile Settings" window, click "Video">"Size(pix)" to change the video resolution as "1920*1080".
Step 4. Start ripping DVD to Surface Hub Tablet.
Hit on the "Convert" button to start DVD to Surface Hub Tablet H.264 conversion. When the conversion is over, you can find the converted files located in the output folder.
To find how to transfer videos to Surface Hub Tablet, you can have a reference at the following article: step by step to move media contents to Surface tablets.