Saturday, June 25, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
China to Regulate Search Results Ads
HTC Apologizes For Poor Results, Pins Hopes On VR
MediaTek To Invest $6.15 billion on 5G Communication Technologies
EU, United States Strengthen Data Transfer Pact
BitTorrent Now Music And Video App Launched
Qualcomm Files Complaint Against Meizu
3-D pens And Moldable Earbuds Appear At CE Week Gadget Show
HP Recalls Batteries for HP and Compaq Notebook Computers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
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 > HDTV Br...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, July 16, 2007
HDTV Broadcasting Laws Hinder Popularity of HD DVD, Blu-Ray Recorders


The current fuzzy legal laws related to the HDTV Broadcasting strategy in Europe and the U.S. are not allowing Sony and Toshiba to develop their HD Recorder markets.

The main concern of the HDTV content providers, is to ensure that the regional copyright laws will protect their content from free distribution through multiple copies on physical media such as HD DVD and Blu-Ray discs, or even DVDs. The idea is to allow recording of audio and video for personal use only. The idea is to either not allow users to make a copy at all, or at best, allow recording of audio and video for personal use only, meaning that consumers will be able to create a single copy from content recorded on their HD recorder's hard-disk. In Japan to date, you could make a copy from your hard disk onto DVD media, but the original on the hard disk would be erased.

However, the latest news from Japan indicate that the situation could change. The Japanese government has recently decided to allow consumers to make up to 10 copies of a DVD with digital TV content. Electronics makers are expected to release DVD recorders and other devices that are compatible with the new copying regulations next year. Current owners of conventional DVD recorders will have to buy new equipment to take advantage of the new regulations.

Possibly aware of the upcoming regulations, Toshiba, the main backer of the HD DVD format, announced its first HD DVD recorders for the Japanese market last June. In addition, the company will reportedly launch its first HD DVD recorders for the Chinese market before the Olympic games in 2008.

However, it is clear that sales of Blu-Ray and HD DVD recorders are not expected to rise until the HDTV Broadcasting strategy of regional governments in the EU and the U.S, decide on a common copy protection scheme.


Previous
Next
Intel Unveils First Extreme Edition Mobile Processor For Notebooks        All News        Highly Efficient Ultraviolet Laser Promises Higher Optical Recording Densities
Sony's DVDirect Reorder Transfers HD Video to DVDs     Optical Storage News      Highly Efficient Ultraviolet Laser Promises Higher Optical Recording Densities

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Is Offering The Just Dance Now Game In Smart TVs
Samsung And LG Electronics To Offer Accerss To More Games Though Their Smart TVs
Samsung 4K Blu-ray Player Gets UHD Alliance Certification
Samsung Brings Its 2016 SUHD TV Line Up To The U.S.
UHDA Launches ULTRA HD PREMIUM Logo and Certification Licensing for Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Players
LG Chip Allows Streaming Of UHD Content In TVs
Sony Pictures Launching ULTRA 4K Streaming Service
Samsung's 2016 SUHD TVs Set for Global Launch
Samsung Remains Top TV Seller Worldwide
Sony's New 4K HDR Ultra HD TVs Now Available
LG'S Flagship SIGNATURE OLED TV Now Available In The U.S.
Rivals Samsung and LG Have Been Working Together On Next-Generation TV Markets

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 .