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New way to license CD-R disc patents
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jan 2006
The DVD Writer: Blu-ray Disc and the Meaning of Backwards Compatibility
Hugh Bennett | The recent flurry of press releases from CES demonstrates once again that manufacturers and content publishers have yet to clearly and consistently articulate BD device compatibility with CDs and DVDs.
News/News Feature - Posted 10 Jan 2006 By
Licensing to begin for BD-ROM, BD-R, and BD-RE
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jan 2006
Fujifilm Blu-ray, HD DVD Media Available Summer 2006
Company continues study of future holographic technologies
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jan 2006
The DVD Writer: Socrates, Pascal, and Multilayer Blu-ray Discs
Hugh Bennett | The Blu-ray camp's latest scheme for establishing supremacy in the next-generation optical disc game--adding more layers to existing disc designs--will leave users, manufacturers, and content providers drowning in a sea of player-disc incompatibility.
News/News Feature - Posted 20 Dec 2005 By
Company to maintain neutrality in disc format debate
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Dec 2005
DVD Disc Sales Value Slows, But New Technologies Will Spur International Growth, Report Says
New Research and Markets report, The Changing Face of Studio Video Sales: Grow New Markets, Push High Definition, Get Interactive
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Dec 2005
Optical disc features 1.6 Terabytes of storage capacity and 120MB/sec transfer rate
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Nov 2005
Hugh Bennett | In a few weeks 18X DVD recorders will begin arriving on store shelves but to what end? 18X writing is of no practical use, it has negligible marketing value, and technical people say it’s a bad idea.
News/News Feature - Posted 15 Nov 2005 By
The DVD Writer: HD Camcorders--Writable Blu-ray Disc vs. HD DVD
Hugh Bennett | Does Blu-ray's capacity advantage over HD DVD really matter? When it comes to employing blue-laser discs in next-generation high-definition (HD) camcorders, it certainly does.
News/News Feature - Posted 18 Oct 2005 By
Advanced HD DVD authoring, burning, and playback solutions enabled
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Oct 2005
AudioDev unveils HD DVD analyzer
Pre-release version of the CATS HD DVD analyzer to be on display at Mediatech in Frankfurt
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Sep 2005
The DVD Writer: Recordable & Rewritable Blu-ray Disc--How Far, How Fast?
Hugh Bennett | How long will it take to record a BD disc? How much will its writing speeds increase in the future? How quickly will it get there? Will the industry to avoid past problems and intelligently ramp up to these speeds?
News/News Feature - Posted 20 Sep 2005 By
The effects of scratches, scrapes, fingerprints, and dust on the writing and readability of optical discs have always been an issue for manufacturers and users alike, and the implementation of hardcoat and other solutions for forthcoming HD DVD and Blu-ray media remain in flux.
News/News Feature - Posted 16 Aug 2005 By
WMV products provide Windows Media compatibility
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Aug 2005
Japan's "largest independent disc replicator" developing advanced HD DVD authoring system
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Aug 2005
Jeff Sauer | To avoid the return of open-system horror stories, several open-system partners led by Adobe have introduced OpenHD Certification, a joint effort to offer pre-tested configurations of HD-capable editing workstations.
News/News Feature - Posted 02 Aug 2005 By
25 Media Creation Companies Join Forces with Sonic Solutions to Form High-Definition Authoring Alliance (HDAA)
New effort to jump start HD title development for HD DVD and Blu-ray disc formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Jul 2005
Glass Houses: Is There a Future for Holographic Discs?
Debbie Galante Block | The more new physical media formats we have, the more the world will need physical media manufacturers, but are new formats aimed at keeping physical media alive, or are they actually shooting the industry in the foot?
News/News Feature - Posted 21 Jun 2005
Mpressionist.X Pro HD 3 gives users “reliable and scientific approach to DVD picture quality”
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jun 2005
Blu-ray and HD-DVD: Compromising Positions?
With some technologies, protracted delays can turn out to be good news. Case in point: Blu-ray and HD-DVD.
News/News Feature - Posted 10 Jun 2005 By
The DVD Writer: Writable DVDs for Blu-ray and HD DVD Video
Hugh Bennett | Using MPEG-4 AVC or VC-1 compression (both required by BD and HD DVD specifications) and makes current writable DVDs practical vehicles for many HD tasks. But BD and HD DVD drives need to play writable DVD discs to reap their benefits.
News/News Feature - Posted 07 Jun 2005 By
New models available in Canadian retail stores
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jun 2005
New patent includes system of rewarding legitimate owners of copyrighted media
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 May 2005
Technology could provide content protection for high-definition optical media
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 May 2005
Core patent covers skipping and muting of movie content
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 May 2005
Event also saw announcements of 45GB HD DVD and DVD9 + HD 30 Hybrid discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 May 2005
Debbie Galante Block | Despite some playback compatibility issues, DualDisc is just what the music and replication industries need
News/News Feature - Posted 24 May 2005 By
The Network Observer: Kinds of Blue
David Doering | Just when we have a viable archive media suitable for video content in blue laser, we get four competing recordable standards—two from the same vendor!
News/News Feature - Posted 17 May 2005 By
Features single and dual-layer disc and drive testing and data recording
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 May 2005
Standard to unify internal and external interfaces
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 May 2005
Hugh Bennett | The word 'round the campfire is that DVD rewritable dual-layer (DL) will appear early next year. Maybe it's inevitable, but it's also pointless--why add another soon-to-be outdated technology to an already-muddled market?
News/News Feature - Posted 10 May 2005 By
DualDiscs contain separate audio and DVD sides
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 May 2005
Efforts afoot to develop a common format for high-density/high-definition DVD
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Apr 2005
Includes Nero Recode 2 CE, Nero ShowTime 2 CE, and Nero MediaHome CE
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Mar 2005 By
Blu-ray Disc Association Welcomes Apple to Its Board of Directors
New QuickTime software will feature H.264 AVC
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Mar 2005
Due in April, New Version Includes Updated Music, Data Backup, and DVD Playback Capabilities
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Mar 2005
Gives DVD6C licensees more licensing and reduced royalty rates on some products
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Mar 2005
One of the great things about HDV is that it brings hi-def video to videographers who thought they’d be trapped in the world of standard-def video for years to come.
Editorial/Feature - Posted 19 Nov 2004 - November 2004 By
Unlike subtitles produced for DVDs, closed captions must fulfill specific requirements to meet official accessibility regulations.
Editorial/Feature - Posted 19 Nov 2004 - November 2004 By
Review tests two brands of media in 33 various players
News/News Feature - Posted 19 Nov 2004 By
Nero Digital, by contrast, is making a bee line for the living room, and as-yet-unreleased CE devices will sport the Nero Digital logo and embed the Nero MPEG-4 decoder
News/News Feature - Posted 04 Aug 2004 By
DDD Group plc of Santa Monica, California has launched a 3D conversion solution capable of playing conventional DVD discs in 3D on the latest “glasses free” 3D displays.
News/News Feature - Posted 04 Aug 2004 - August 2004 By
Geoff Daily|While we're still a year away from seeing any products on the shelves, the DVD Forum has laid another cornerstone for its next-generation blue-laser HD-DVD format by selecting the H.264 Advanced Video Codec (AVC) for encoding video that will be delivered on the new discs.
News/News Feature - Posted 02 Aug 2004 - August 2004 By
MPEG-developed video codec to be included in HD-DVD format
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Jun 2004
Sets the stage for technology standards battle
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jun 2004
The hype surrounding the two proposed high-density specs, Blu-ray and HD-DVD, won't impede the adoption of dual-layer DVD±R. But if the response to Jan Ozer's column, "MPEG-4 is Dead," is any indication, the world of Web video delivery is much more dangerously driven to distraction.
News/News Feature - Posted 01 Jun 2004 - June 2004 By
Sony’s DRU-700A ($199), the first shipping dual layer-capable DVD recorder, performs mostly as advertised. It easily accomplished 7GB+ DVD-Video burns with the bundled Nero software on several Verbatim DVD+R DL discs provided for testing. Playback compatibility was mixed, however, with a 47% success rate on roughly 70 set-top players, portables, ROM drives, and burners.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 30 May 2004 - June 2004 By
Hugh Bennett | After consumers have begun to make some sense out of writable DVD formats, along comes more confusion. Dual-layer recordable technology is promoted as a significant advance, but where does it fit in the real world?
News/News Feature - Posted 10 May 2004 - May 2004 By
8.5GB DVD+R DL media exceeds DL specs to ensure reliability and compatibility.
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 May 2004
New Kona 2 dual link card enables real-time uncompressed editing in HD.
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 May 2004
The latest “convergence” releases with 1394 support herald FireWire’s entrance into home theater.
News/News Feature - Posted 07 May 2004 - May 2004 By
The electronics world is hiding a nasty secret from you: if you’re not careful, you can purchase a DVI display that will become a useless paperweight in a few years.
Editorial/Feature - Posted 06 May 2004 - May 2004 By
2004 was the year of HD at NAB, even though the conference arguably straddles four worlds—broadcast, filmmaking, streaming, and commercial videography—of which the first two are just approaching an HD era and the latter two aren’t even close.
News/News Feature - Posted 04 May 2004 - June 2004 By
David Doering|Walking the floor at NAB 2004 sure convinced me that now’s the time to be in the video and production business.
News/News Feature - Posted 04 May 2004 - June 2004 By
Digital Media Consumers' Rights Act endorsed by major industry players
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 May 2004
By aggressively working its way into the set-top DVD market—the first DivX-compatible players in the U.S. appeared earlier this year—DivX has made itself a codec to be reckoned with, and in the process forced Microsoft and RealNetworks to step up their game in the PC-CE convergence arena.
News/News Feature - Posted 02 May 2004 - May 2004 By
Demonstrates DivX-certified DVD players, HD playback, and DivX encoding software
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Apr 2004
Now available via update for retail customers
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Apr 2004
To desktop and mobile editing workstations
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Apr 2004
Announces HD support in Xpress Pro
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Apr 2004
Initiative to address digital identity issues in personalized programming
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Apr 2004
New PC-based Technology for the 'Prosumer' Market Available for Licensing
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Apr 2004
At Adobe’s booth, #SL4730
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Apr 2004
Brings guaranteed, full-quality, real-time editing performance to HD
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Apr 2004
Features, functions, and applications fueling recordable DVD growth.
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Apr 2004
Provides advanced digital services for broadcast, broadband, satellite, or cable networks
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Apr 2004
Call for essential patents is first step.
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Mar 2004
Applies Hollywood-proven technology to dual-layer DVD creation
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Mar 2004
by Geoff Daily
News/News Feature - Posted 26 Mar 2004 - April 2004 By
New discs provide greater durability and protection than standard DVD media
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Mar 2004
Releases add support for Ultra320 LVD SCSI storage controller
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Mar 2004
Ahead Software adds AVC/H264 and MPEG-4 high quality Parametric Audio Coding
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Mar 2004
From May 25-27, visitors will see production lines in action
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Mar 2004
News/News Feature - Posted 17 Mar 2004 By
Offers full playback of all versions of DivX video
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Mar 2004
Will enable Snazzi* users to convert home movies to DivX videos
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Mar 2004
Convergence is the rare techie buzzword that has outlasted most of the technologies that underpin the buzz and continues to promise a prize—the intermingling of office and livingroom—that never fails to tantalize. But what does convergence mean, anyway?
News/News Feature - Posted 04 Mar 2004 - March 2004 By
Enables direct recording of "copy-once" content from digital broadcast signals
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Mar 2004
Enables high-quality DivX encoding and editing
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Feb 2004
InterActual Add-on Pack available for $19.95
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Feb 2004
by Debbie Galante Block
News/News Feature - Posted 06 Feb 2004
by David Doering
News/News Feature - Posted 22 Jan 2004 - March 2004 By
HD DVD for MCPC playback
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Jan 2004
Enables 16X DVD recording and 23GB Blue-Violet laser
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jan 2004
Indie filmmakers and post-production pros found plenty to shout about, if they looked hard enough.
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