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Monday, April 16, 2012
Sony Announces New Optical Disc Archive Solution


Sony plans to commercialize by fall of this year a new optical disc archive storage system. Offering capacities of up to 1.5TB, the system could attarct content creators to adopt it as a replacement of the tape-based media.

The system comprises of cartridges which Sony dubs ODC1500R, each containing twelve blue laser-based optical discs which will be seen as one volume sized between 300GB and 1.5TB. Cartridge options will include both re-writable and WORM (Write Once Read Many) options.

Sony claims that the new system will deliver superior long-term storage capabilities, which are enabled through the use of media built to withstand changes in temperature and humidity, and is dust and water resistance. Furthermore, the new system provides guaranteed intergenerational compatibility and eliminates the need to re-archive copies of past archive data.

Next Fall, Sony plans to release various optical disc media for archive storage solutions into the market that is compatible with the "ODS-D55U" drive unit equipped with a USB 3.0.



Additionally, Sony has organized Optical Disc Archive Advisory Group open to participation by media and entertainment companies from across the globe to further build the market for video image archive solutions.

With this group, Sony will collaborate with partners to establish and maintain a solution and application software environment that advances optimum specifications and system architectures among other areas, while anticipating future trends and demand in the archive solutions segment. The broadcasters and motion picture companies listed below have already announced their participation in the Optical Disc Archive Advisory Group:

BSkyB, CBS News, China Central Television, CJ Powercast, Fuji Television Network, inc., IMAGICA Corp., J.LEAGUE Media Promotion, Inc., OMNIBUS JAPAN Inc., RAI, RedBull Mediahouse GmbH, Shanghai Media Group, SRG SSR, Time Warner Cable Sports, TOHOKUSHINSHA FILM CORPORATION, TV Globo, TV TOKYO Corporation, TV 2/Lorry, TVP Poland, VGTRK, WOWOW Inc.

This collaboration will study the potential for utilization of optical disc media in their archive workflow and develop appropriate application software for future media asset management and distribution strategies.

Furthermore, in addition to the production of media and drive units, Sony will collaborate with a variety of other manufacturers in related business areas such as storage media, robotics (automated media exchange systems), middleware (hierarchical storage management and control) and application software for media asset management (including media management and search) for the purpose of developing system solutions for media archive applications.

Sony said that the following manufacturers who have already expressed their support for the Optical Disc Archive:

ASG-Atempo, Dalet, Front Porch Digital, Harris, SGL, Square Box Systems Ltd, TDK Corporation, Vizrt

TDK has also announced both its full support of the Optical Disc Archive and that it will begin manufacturing disc media under license from Sony.

In addition to the commercialization of various products, Sony will continue to promote its efforts through Optical Disc Archive Advisory Group activities.


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