Saturday, December 20, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million To Settle Case With FCC
New Trojan Targetted Banks Wordlwide
FBI Confirms North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack
Apple Responds To BBC's Allegations Over Working Conditions In Chinese Factory
BlackBerry Returns To Cash Flow
Comparison: Quantum Dot Vs. OLED Displays
Toshiba and SK Hynix Reach Settlement in Lawsuit Ahead Of CES
Google Concerned About MPAA's Actions To Revive SOPA
Active Discussions
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > Optical Storage > MET Tec...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, December 21, 2002
MET Technology to make DVD+RW player in 1Q 2003


MET Technology, Ricoh’s Taiwan distributor, will begin volume production of own-brand DVD+RW players reading at 4x speed using Ricoh solutions in the first quarter of next year. The company said Philips is the only company that has launched a DVD+RW player aimed at the consumer market. At present, the majority of DVD+RW drives are sold as PC peripherals.

As Ricoh’s distributor, the company sells DVD+RW component kits to several local storage makers such as AOpen and Ultima Electronics. The company said it will add four more clients next year – two PC makers and two IA (information appliance) companies. According to sources, Legend is one of the sought-after clients.

The DVD+RW player, incorporating a TV tuner and MPEG-4 decoder, will be priced higher than the US$65 quote price for DVD+RW drives that the company offers to clients.

Backed by PC industry heavyweights such as Dell Computer, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Microsoft, the DVD+RW devices will become more affordable and gradually replace CD-RW drives. According to Ricoh’s estimate, worldwide consumption of DVD+RW devices came to 200,000 units in 2001 and will grow to 53.4 million units in 2006.

The company will be listed on Taiwan’s OTC (over-the-counter) market on December 26 at NT$65 per share.


Previous
Next
Three new state-of-the-art storage products from BenQ        All News        Three new state-of-the-art storage products from BenQ
Three new state-of-the-art storage products from BenQ     Optical Storage News      Three new state-of-the-art storage products from BenQ

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
MetroPCS Stockholders Approve T-Mobile-MetroPCS Combination
Rhapsody and MetroPCS Offer $5 Unlimited On-demand Plan For Monthly Subscribers
Contract-free Samsung Galaxy S III Available From MetroPCS
T-Mobile USA To merge With MetroPCS
T-Mobile In Talks To Buy MetroPCS: report
Transmeta Settles Patent Litigation with Intel
Sam & Max Season Two First Details Revealed
Sam & Max Season Two Announced
AMD Invests $7.5 million in Transmeta
Ultra-dense Optical Storage Method Created
Transmeta Sues Intel over Patent Violation
Calimetrics Has Ceased Operations

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 .