Monday, September 22, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Pushes Back Xbox One Debut In China
New Oculus 'Crescent Bay' Headset Announced
Microsoft Offers iPhone Users 30 GB of Free Storage
New Tizen Device Coming in India
Samsung Launches My Knox App For Latest Mobile Device
Android L To Support Encryption By Default
Microsoft Outlines Basic Elements Of Direct3D 12
New GeForce WHQL Driver Released
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Sony Ey...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, September 21, 2004
Sony Eyes 200GB Blu-ray Discs!


Sony will announce next month that it developed an 8-layer version of the Blu-ray Disc that is capable of storing 200GB of data, according to a company spokesperson.

The announcement will be made at the International Symposium on Optical Memory 2004, which takes from October 11 to October 15, in Jeju Island, South Korea, according to Sony. The company further plans to commercialize a 4-layer 100GB version in 2007, says Sony spokesperson Taro Takamine.

"The advantage of Blu-ray over DVD is definitely capacity, and we are extending our multilayer performance. The 8-layer is a technology demonstration. We haven't decided when we are going to commercialize it yet," Takamine says.

The development is the fourth recent boost for the format as it competes with high-deifinition DVD to replace conventional DVDs in coming years. Both Sony and Matsushita Electric Industrial, better known for its Panasonic brand, sell Blu-ray players.

But the players are expensive. A mass market will not develop for either of the new formats until major Hollywood studios are convinced that they can protect their content against piracy, according to analysts and industry watchers.

To read the entire article, click at the 'Source' icon!


Previous
Next
16x DVD burner OEM prices to remain stable in 4Q        All News        Toshiba Introduces SD-R5372 16X +R & 5X DL Drive!
16x DVD burner OEM prices to remain stable in 4Q     Optical Storage News      Toshiba Introduces SD-R5372 16X +R & 5X DL Drive!

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Sony Develops SmartEyeglass, Launches SDK
Sony To Offer Unity For PlayStation To PlayStation Licensed Developers
Sony Slashes Guidance Due To Poor Smartphone Sales
Pioneer Introduces New High-end Blu-ray Players At CEDIA
Sony Smart EyeGlass Prototype Appears At IFA
Blu-ray Discs For 4K Content And 4K Players Coming Next Year
New Sony Camera Shoots In The Dark
Sony Unveils New Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact And More at IFA
Sony PSN Back Online
Sony Offers New Smart Tennis Sensor
New BD-DSD Blu-ray Disc Standard Allows Storing 200GB Of Data Per Disc
Sony Debuts Ultra-Compact a5100 Interchangeable Lens Camera

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .