During the conference, the Round Robin Test "Stage 5" results were reported. The "Stage 5" tests involved various evaluation tests for 16x DVD-R, 6x DVD-RW, 4x DVD-R, DVD-R Dual Layer, and DVD-R/RW discs for DVD Video Camera. Compared to previous Stage tests, it was conducted in a broader context with more variations of optical storage discs to be apprehended, but a it was announced during the meeting that a compatibility rate of 98.4% was achieved.
Approaches for the next "Stage 6" test plans were unveiled. The tests will be focussed on 8x DVD-R Dual Layer (DL), 2x DVD-RW DL, continued CPRM disc tests, 8cm disc compatibility with new applications, and compatibility between legacy and new DVD recorders/writers.
Next, three companies introduced their new DVD application Software products First, InterVideo Japan, Inc. introduced their "iVideoToGo for iPod/for PSP" a product to write video files with video format H.264 for iPod5G, as well as for PSP.
Sonic Solutions introduced their new CD/DVD writing software "Easy Media Creator 8."
Nero introduced their new product "Nero 7 Premium" a multifunctional product that enables video/music file editing, photo data readings editing.