Sunday, April 20, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sharp Improves LCD Viewing Angle With New Optical Film
Ex-Apple CEO To Sell Mobiles In India
HTC Hired Ex-Samsung Marketing Officer
Xbox One Wolrdwide Sales Cross 5 million
Samsung Works With GLOBALFOUNDRIES On 14 nm FinFET Offering
Facebook To Find Nearby Friends
Console Sales Lift AMD's First Quarter Results
LG Expands 'Second Screen' TV Ecosystem With Open-Source SDK
Active Discussions
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
Video editing software.
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Sony, M...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, October 07, 2004
Sony, Matsushita to Debut Blu-Ray Disc Camcorders in '05


Firms that are supporting one of the next-generation DVD formats, the Blu-ray Disc, plan to release camcorders that record on smaller versions of the discs as early as 2005, The Nihon Keizai Shimbun learned Wednesday.

The Blu-ray Disc Association, the group promoting the format, is expected to set technical specifications for Blu-ray discs as early as the first half of next year.

Sony Corp, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co Ltd and Sharp Corp plan to develop smaller, 8cm discs for recording. These devices are 4cms smaller than current Blue-ray discs. The firms will then each introduce camcorders that use these smaller discs, which will have a capacity of about 15GB, 40% less than standard Blue-ray discs.

The companies aim to achieve recording times similar to conventional tapes. For example, a Sony camcorder can continuously record 80 minutes to two hours of high-definition video on a single tape.

Consumers will be able to easily record high-quality video outdoors and enjoy the convenience of viewing camcorder recordings as is on home Blu-ray Disc players and computers.

Sony and Victor Co of Japan, known as JVC, currently sell tape-format, high-definition camcorders for about 400,000 yen, almost triple the price of normal camcorders. Camcorders that use the new Blu-ray discs will likely carry similar price tags.

Firms backing the Blu-ray format have been competing with the other next-generation DVD format, HD-DVD, which is supported by such companies as NEC Corp and Toshiba Corp.


Previous
Next
Six Corporations Invest in Optware!        All News        Hitachi, Toshiba unveil fuel cells
Six Corporations Invest in Optware!     Optical Storage News      Nichia to supply lasers to disk rivals

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

Related News
Sony Offers New BRAVIA 4K TV Line-Up, Media Player and Content Options
Sony Warns of Battery Issue in Vaio Laptops
Sony Releases New 2TB Hard Disk
Sony's New α7S Full-Frame Camera Outputs 4K Video
Sony To Cover 2014 FIFA World Cup In 4K
Sony Introduces 9.1ch digital Surround Wireless Headphones
New Sound Bars, TV Sound System And Full-HD 3D Projector by Sony
Sony's High-Resolution Audio Line-up Coming To Europe
Sony Releases New Digital Paper
Sony To Sell Building and Premises In Japan
Android KitKat Update Coming On Sony Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact Smartphones
Sony Introduces "Project Morpheus" Virtual Reality Headset For PS4

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 .