"...Hitachi, Toshiba and Panasonic will host a briefing during PC Expo to launch 4.7GB DVD-RAM drives and media. The media event will be held at Jacob K. Javits Center, Rooms lC02-1C03, at 9:00 a.m. on June 27. Building on the theme ``DVD-RAM...Defining Storage Convergence,'' the briefing will feature a demonstration that includes capturing video from a DVD camcorder; writing digital content to bare 4.7GB DVD-RAM media; and then playing the content on DVD-ROM drives, DVD players and DVD recorders.
The briefing will also feature presentations on 4.7GB DVD-RAM technology and applications from the host companies and other industry leaders. In addition, more than 40 vendors of products that support the DVD-RAM standard will demonstrate applications ranging from AV to computer, consumer to business. Following the press briefing, the partner demonstrations will be open to PC Expo attendees throughout the show.
4.7GB DVD-RAM Features
- Recording capacity -- 4.7GB on single-sided disc (full-feature
-- More than 100,000 write/rewrite cycles
-- Write and read compatibility with 2.6GB DVD-RAM discs
-- Read compatibility with DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, DVD-R discs
-- Read compatibility with CD-formats to provide access to existing
assets and data
-- Transfer rate of 22Mbits/sec
-- DVD-ROM drive and DVD-Video player support
With the availability of 4.7GB DVD-RAM drives and bare disc rewritable DVD media that can be read by a growing number of DVD-ROM drives and DVD-Video players, DVD-RAM provides a single, high-capacity solution for production and delivery applications, system back-up/recovery, and secondary storage, as well as rich multimedia content development and playback of videos and music..."