Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
USB-IF Announces USB Audio Over USB Type-C Specifications
Roxio Creator NXT 5 Supports Disc Burning With Multi-Camera Video Editing
ARM Unveiled New On-chip Interconnect Technology
AMD Brings The Power Of Polaris To Embedded With New Radeon E9260 and E9550 GPUs
Toshiba Introduces the Value-oriented OCZ TL100 SATA SSD Series
Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus Guns for Apple
Samsung Says Global Replacement Program for Galaxy Note7 Has Made Progress
NXP Says New ARM Cortex-A7 Processor Is The Industry's Lowest Power
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Toshiba...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, March 09, 2007
Toshiba plans Hindi films in HD DVD format


Toshiba to launch HD DVD player next month; plans to approach Bollywood production houses for introduction of Hindi movies in HD DVDs

NEW DELHI: Toshiba India Pvt. Ltd plans to approach production houses in Bollywood to introduce Hindi movies in the HD DVD format.

The firm expects its second generation, high-end HD DVD player to hit the Indian market next month.

"This (plan to approach production houses) is part of our plans after we launch our product in India," said Pranab Mohanty, head IT, quality expert, Toshiba. "This is a high quality digital video format, which offers crystal clear picture quality for best entertainment."

Hollywood studios like Warner, Universal and Paramount have supported Toshiba's HD-DVD and Disney has backed the Sony's Blu-ray DVD format. However, it is yet to be decided which format is superior, but industry experts say that both products promise higher storage capacity, superior image quality and stronger anti-piracy protection.

Toshiba's second-generation player supports CDs as well as the current DVDs. With the advent of new technology in India, the production houses are likely to undergo a sea change in the production of DVDs and CDs.

"As we launch this product in India, we are planning to hold road shows to bring about awareness among the consumers as well as the production houses," Mohanty said.

On the firm's expectation from the Indian market, Mohanty said, "the consumers always want a better technology, which is up-to-date and can offer the best quality image. We are hopeful that the market will gain momentum soon."

The company would target customers opting for 37 and 42 inch LCDs. However, the company declined to reveal the price of the product but indicated that it would be in the high-end segment.

According to statistics, the global market sales for DVD players and recorders is 370 million units at the end of December 2005 and in Japan, the penetration ratio of DVD players and recorders reached 49 per cent of household at the end of March 2005.

Toshiba commercialized the world's first DVD players in the Japanese market in November 1996 and brought its first products to the US market in March 1997.



Previous
Next
Sony DADC Showcases 50GB Blu-Ray Technology Through New Alliance        All News        Blu-ray, HD DVD crack becomes a crevice
Sony DADC Showcases 50GB Blu-Ray Technology Through New Alliance     Optical Storage News      Blu-ray, HD DVD crack becomes a crevice

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Toshiba Introduces the Value-oriented OCZ TL100 SATA SSD Series
Toshiba Expands 24nm SLC Flash Family with 16Gb Offering
Toshiba Introduces the OCZ VX500 SATA SSD Series
Toshiba to Implement Eyefi Connected Features in Next FlashAir SD Cards
Toshiba Debuts Flashmatrix Technology
Toshiba Announces New BG SSDs with 3-Bit-Per-Cell TLC BiCS FLASH
Toshiba's ZD6000 Dual Port NVMe SSD Offers A Capacity Of 7.68TB
Toshiba PC Business Not Affected By Company's Restructuring
Toshiba Develops High-Speed MTJ Element for Non-Volatile STT-MRAM For 2X nm Generation Transistors
Toshiba Develops Circuit Technology for Small Area Non-volatile FPGAs
New Imaging Technique Can Simultaneously Acquire a Color Image and Depth Map from a Single Image Taken with a Monocular Camera
New Toshiba 8TB X300 Hard Disk Drive Released

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .