Thursday, May 25, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft's Beam Streaming Service Becomes "Mixer"
Lenovo Returns to Profitability
RICOH WG-50 Waterproof Digital Compact Camera Released
Acer Announces New Nitro 5 Notebook Line, Entertainment-Oriented Tablet and the Spin 1 Convertible
Google's Alpha Go Beats Chinese Master Again
Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD Meets Demanding Data Needs of SSD Enthusiasts
Samsung Wants to Lead the Foundry Race With Process Roadmap Down to 4nm
Western Digital Raises its Offer For Toshiba's Memory Business: report
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > CeBIT 2...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, March 16, 2002
CeBIT 2002: Toshiba unveils 110GB next-generation DVD


Toshiba Corp. is displaying a new type of double-sided DVD capable of storing 110GB of data at the CeBIT 2002 event being held March 13 through March 20 in Hannover, Germany. The new twin-sided DVDs incorporate a double recording layer construction, Toshiba said.

Toshiba also has recently developed another type of new next-generation DVD as a potential follow-up to current DVDs. Those discs, onto which data is read/written using blue-violet laser technology, are single-sided and hold 30GB of data.

The new type of 110GB disc has been developed using the same basic technology, but both sides of the disc are used, along with the dual-layer construction, according to Toshiba.

The new disc employs the same land/groove-format recording track as the 30GB version. In order to avoid signal losses in the lower layer, the 110GB disc uses slightly bigger recording marks than the 30GB disc. The marks are stretched a little longer in length, which means that a single side of the new disc can hold 55GB.

Toshiba is testing the DVD for data recording and playback, but as yet no detailed information has been made available as to the shortest possible length that the marks can be. The track pitch is unchanged.

Toshiba is preparing to encourage the DVD Forum to adopt the 30GB disc as the next-generation industry standard DVD technology. The company is saying that it will also incorporate the new both-sided, dual-layer disc into its proposal.


Previous
Next
Calimetrics’ Technology Implemented in New Chip From Sanyo        All News        Calimetrics’ Technology Implemented in New Chip From Sanyo
Calimetrics’ Technology Implemented in New Chip From Sanyo     Optical Storage News      Calimetrics’ Technology Implemented in New Chip From Sanyo

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Western Digital Raises its Offer For Toshiba's Memory Business: report
Broadcom, KKR and SK Hynix - Bain Join Final Bidding Round for Toshiba's Memory Unit
Western Digital Takes Legal Action Against Toshiba to Block Sale Of Memory Chip Business
Toshiba Tells Western Digital To Stop Messing Up With Chip Unit Sale
Toshiba Demonstrates 64-Layer BiCS FLASH on Client NVM Express SSD
Toshiba to Spin Off 4 Operations
Questions Remain About The Fate Of Toshiba's HDD and SSD Business
Toshiba's Shareholders Seek For New Compensatory Damages
Toshiba's New 8TB Consumer Hard Disk Focuses on Reliability
INCJ Added to the List Of Companies Interested In Toshiba's Chip Unit
Apple Eyes Toshiba's Memory Chip Business: reports
Toshiba To Sell Its TV Business, Turkish, Chinese Companies Among Buyers

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .