"...Philips Components, a division of Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands, and Software Architects have signed a joint development agreement aimed at launching the world's first integrated CD-MRW drive and software solutions for personal computers (PCs)--adhering to the Mount Rainier Group specifications for next-generation CD-MRW drives. CD-MRW disc drives combine the convenience and reliability of floppy disk drives with the high capacity and re-writability of conventional CD-RW drives.
Software Architects is collaborating with Philips to provide the first system-level software that interfaces with Mt. Rainier-compliant drives, running under the Microsoft Windows operating system. The UDF system level software, specified as the default interface for Mt. Rainier-compliant drives, provides the user with an easy-to-use "drag and drop" drive letter interface, along with the ability to reliably exchange and read files on the disc by all types of computers and operating systems, such as the aforementioned..."