Thursday, April 17, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Reports Lower Than Expected First Quarter revenue
AMD Demonstrates Next-Gen x86 APU Running Fedora Linux
Lenovo Introduces A to Z and FLEX 2 series Of Laptops and Desktops
Japanese Court Rejects Mt Gox Bankruptcy Protection Application
LaCie Warns Of Security Breech
Smartphone Makers, Carriers To Support Anti-theft Initiative
Samsung Galaxy S5 Carries A Very High Bill of Materials
Intel's Quarterly Net Better Than Expected
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Panason...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, May 17, 2010
Panasonic to Raise its Annual Production Output of Dual-wavelength High-power Laser For DVD Recorders


Panasonic has achieved the cumulative sales quantity for its dual-wavelength high-power laser for DVD recorders to 300 million units in April, 2010.

The production of dual-wavelength high-power laser started the first time in the industry in June 2006. Now, under the favorable demand of the personal computers, Panasonic said that it would increase monthly production to 25 million units (300 million annually) for the latter half of this fiscal year.

The dual-wavelength high-power laser offers several advantages in comparison to the use of single wavelength lasers as it combines two laser wavelengths, an infrared beam (with a wavelength of 780 nm, for CD use) and a red beam (with a wavelength of 650 nm, for DVD use), in a single chip. As result, light source point adjustment is unnecessary, the optical pickup system can be simplified, and the number of peripheral parts can be halved. These benefits helped dual-wavelength lasers capture a high share of the total market for DVD recorder pickups and achieve the sales of 300 million units in the four years since production started.

In fiscal 2010, Panasonic will double the production to 25 million units per month to meet the market demands supported by the business of personal computers in the BRICs markets.

This volume represents more than 80% of the projected total market size for DVD recorder pickups. Panasonic hopes that this production plan will fulfill customers' demands and contribute to the steady growth of the laser disc market.


Previous
Next
Samsung To Heavily Invest in LCDs, AMOLEDs, Semiconductors        All News        James Cameron To Creat 3D content For Samsung
2x testing from AudioDev With CATS B210 BD Pro 2x     Optical Storage News      One to One Magazine Publishes Its Last Issue

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Panasonic Solar Cell Achieves World's Highest Energy Conversion Efficiency
Panasonic Develops New Multi-Mode Wireless Communication Technology for Sensor Networks
Panasonic Introduces 4K Wearable Camcorder
Panasonic Space Player Combines Ambient Lighting With Video Projection
Panasonic Develops First Bamboo Plant Opal Loudspeaker
Panasonic Unveils To Toughpad Handsets At MWC
New Panasonic LUMIX GH4 Mirrorless Camera Shoots 4K Video
Panasonic Reports Operating Profit For 3Q 2013
Panasonic Unveils Personalized 'Beyond Smart' TVs At CES
Panasonic Announces 20-Inch Toughpad 4K Tablet
Sony and Panasonic Cancel OLED TV Partnership: report
TowerJazz and Panasonic To Create Joint Venture for Manufacturing Panasonic Products

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .