Japanese Onkyo Corp. said Wednesday it
will stop production and sale of players in the
HD DVD format.
A decision made by Toshiba to pull out of
its HD DVD operations made it impossible for Onkyo to
maintain its own operations, Onkyo said.
Onkyo had procured key components from Toshiba to make
HD DVD players for sale in Europe and North America.
Onkyo said it will switch to the rival Blu-ray Disc