Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Facebook User Tracking Violates EU Law, Research Says
Google Releases Cheaper Chromebooks
Intel Releases New Braswell SoCs
WD's My Passport X Delivers 2 TB of Storage for Xbox One and PC Gamers
Google To Use SSDs From Samsung: report
Microsoft Introduces The Surface 3
Samsung Now Offers New Lineup of 3-bit V-NAND Based 850 EVO SSDs for Ultrathin PCs
Samsung, LG End Legal Disputes
Active Discussions
how to copy and move data files to dvd-rw
cdrw trouble
Need serious help!!!!
burning
nvidia 6200 review
Hello
Burning Multimedia in track 0
I'm lazy. Please help.
 Home > News > Optical Storage > First L...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, January 26, 2006
First Look: Samsung SH-B022 Blu-Ray Burner


For all those who enjoy early information, the first preview of Samsung's SH-B022 Blu-Ray burner for PCs has been published online. The drive writes 25GB of data in less than 45 minutes.

German CT magazine got their hands on a pre-production Samsung Blu-ray Burner for PCs and published a review. The Samsung SH-B022 features a 2x BD Disc writing speed, which means that a 25GB BD disc took 43:40min to burn. According to the publication, the disc was burned using a special version of Nero Burning Rom v7.0.4.

The drive uses a set of two lens in order to read/write Blu-Ray discs and read DVD and CD media. Note that the final version of the drive will also support double layer BD discs with 50GB capacity. What is currently missing in the SH-B022 is the AACS copy protection, which is still not finalized.

The Samsung Blu-ray burner is supposed to sell for around $500 in April. Of course, the release date would be dependant upon the BDA's (Blu-Ray Disc Association) progress, in the conclusion of the "Blu-ray Disc format logo license" and also the finalization of the "copyright protection technology license" for Blu-ray.

Note that the BDA has already completed the specifications for the BD-ROM, BD-RE and BD-R formats on January 2, 2006. The approved specifications include both single (25GB) and dual (50GB) layer discs.

The completion of the BDA's schedule is also expected to allow software makers to gear-up their BD recording applications to support the creation of a BD-AV disc (BD-ROM), as well as a BD-AV disc.

Once the specifications are completed, in order to use the SH-B022 to playback HD Blu-Ray movies on your PC you need apparently at least a 3Ghz CPU and a 128MB Graphics-Card that supports that support copy protection interfaces HDMI, DVI or HDCP.

More details in this report on Heise (German) .


Previous
Next
Netscape 8.1 Released        All News        Dell Boss Says Open to Using AMD Chips
Primera Announces its Bravo Fan Club     Optical Storage News      Ritek Warns Consumers of Fake DVD Media

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google To Use SSDs From Samsung: report
Samsung Now Offers New Lineup of 3-bit V-NAND Based 850 EVO SSDs for Ultrathin PCs
Samsung, LG End Legal Disputes
Samsung Listed In Nvidia's Chip Providers
Samsung to Bring Microsoft Services on More Devices
Samsung Expands Its Lineup of Curved Monitors
Samsung Demonstrates Enterprise Platforms at CeBIT 2015
Samsung Strengthens Its SSD Business With New Apple Macbook Deal
DIGISTOR Releases New Professional Grade Blu-ray Recordable Media
Samsung Expands Digital Display Portfolio with YESCO Electronics Acquisition
Samsung Lost Top Position to Apple in Q4's Global Smartphone Market
Samsung Releases New Image Sensor and NFC IC For Mobile Devices

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .