Thursday, July 30, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sony Profit Rises Following Demand For Mobile Cameras
Facebook Profit Fell In 2Q
Galaxy S6 Sales Not Enough To Keep Samsung's Profit High
Yahoo Introduces Livetext Messaging App
G.Skill Releases Trident Z and Ripjaws V Series DDR4 Memory
Intel Releases 3rd Gen Wireless-AC 8260 for Windows 10
Amiibo Figurine Sales Help Nintendo's First-quarter Profitability
Samsung Starts Mass Production Of First Mobile Image Sensor with 1.0µm Pixels
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Optical Storage > New BD-...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, March 03, 2008
New BD-ROMs, DVD and Blu-ray Burners For 2008


BD-ROM drives as well as new DVD burners offering faster DVD R DL recording speeds are expected become mainstream in 2008.

With the DVD burning speeds to reach their limits at 20X, manufacturers of optical disc drives are expected to offer variations of their existing DVD burner models in 2008, mainly supporting higher recording speeds for DVD+R DL and DVD-R DL media.

Korean Samsung Electronics will offer the Super-WriteMaster SH-S223 later this year which differentiates from competition with its 22X DVD±R recording.

Pioneer is expected to release the DVR-116/116D (PATA) and DVR-216/216D (SATA) series of DVD burners in late June. The drives are expected to feature the same specifications with the company's current DVD-115/115D and DVR-215/215D series, with the only major change to be the 12X burning speed for DVD-/+R DL media.

In the Blu-ray sector for PC, the BD-ROM drives will be become mainstream since they are cheaper to be produced compared to BD burners. They are also more affordable for the consumers to buy, allowing for easier transition to the Blu-ray format. Sony Nec Optiarc has already announced the release of the BDU-X10S (US$240) internal PC BD-ROM drive featuring 2x playback of Blu-ray discs as well as 8x playback of DVD-ROM and 24x for CD-ROM discs. Taiwanese ODD makers will also embrace the BD-ROM market. The HD-401S offered by Philips & Lite-On Digital Solutions, will be launched in April at a US$240 price tag. HP and Asus are also expected to release BD-ROM drives in the second quarter or later in 2008, according to Digitimes.com.

Japanese Pioneer is expected to release new Blu-ray drives at the second half of this year. Both combo and writers will appear offering increases in the BD / DVD writing speeds. They will be the company?s first drives to offer writing to BD-R DL and BD-RE DL media as well as support for the new LTH (Low-to High) Blu-ray media. Pioneer is also expected to offer a FW update for the company's current drives to support LTH.


Previous
Next
New Asus Notebooks at CeBIT 2008        All News        Microsoft to Expand Online services for Businesses
Blu-Ray DVD Devices Will be Highest Volume Internet-Enabled Consumer Electronics     Optical Storage News      Next Generation DVD Sales Skyrocket in 2007 With Strong Predictions for 2008

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Blu-ray Disc Association Completes Ultra HD Blu-ray Specification
DIGISTOR Releases New Professional Grade Blu-ray Recordable Media
Blu-ray Players Could Install Malware
4K Blu-ray Gets a Name: Ultra HD Blu-ray
Sony Unveils New Line of Blu-ray Disc Players
Panasonic Showcases Next Generation Blu-ray Disc Player at CES 2015
Blu-ray Movie Discs Used As Templates For Improving Solar Cell Performance
Pioneer Introduces New High-end Blu-ray Players At CEDIA
Blu-ray Discs For 4K Content And 4K Players Coming Next Year
New BD-DSD Blu-ray Disc Standard Allows Storing 200GB Of Data Per Disc
Optical Disc Sales Down
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Popular in Britain

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 .