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Hugh Bennett | The Authoritative Blu-ray Disc (BD) FAQ has moved to its new home at Hugh's News (www.hughsnews.ca). It can now be found at www.hughsnews.ca/faqs/authoritative-blu-ray-disc-bd-faq
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Dec 2009 By
Primera’s wide range of hardware and software products is now compatible with Windows 7
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Oct 2009
Full surface printable BDR discs are made using utmost care and advanced technology at Moser Baer’s optical media manufacturing plant in the suburbs of New Delhi in India
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Oct 2009
Corona Marketing Group to represent Moser Baer India Ltd. in North America promoting its OEM and DataRight branded Flash storage media products
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Oct 2009
In the endless parade of "me too" products, it’s always a joy to encounter something different and even more satisfying when that something scratches a nagging itch. Such is the case with the latest Blu-ray Disc (BD) offering--an EMedialive Editor's Choice winner--from DIGISTOR (a division of Sunland International).
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 14 Oct 2009 By
May 19-21, 2010 at Forum, Messe Frankfurt, Germany
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Oct 2009
The M-ARC disc is the first archival product that employs a permanent physical change to the write layer to record data in a DVD format
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Sep 2009
In his new position, he will help MAM-A formulate long-range strategic plans and explore new business technologies and opportunities
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Sep 2009
3rd Generation LightScribe Disc Duplicator Features 8X Speed
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Aug 2009
Marvell releases a benchmarking tool to evaluate video processing capabilities of an HD video system
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Aug 2009
Roland Tacken (MSc) will join the staff as Technical Director on September 1, 2009
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Aug 2009
Joint venture between Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd and Victor Company of Japan Limited
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Aug 2009
Microboards will promote, market and sell Tech Werks EZcaster Video encoder in their national sales distribution network.
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Jul 2009
Ultra-Reliable FalconMedia Pro BD-R Media Features Advanced Scratch Resistant Hard Coat Technology for Superior Durability, and Offers Versatile Printable Surface Options
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Jul 2009
On the 13th of July 2009 Philips ended its legal disputes with regard to recordable and rewritable optical discs with Imation and Moser Baer in two separate settlements
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Jul 2009
California technology company defends American innovation against a complaint filed by industry association; cites eco-friendly technology to meet consumer demand
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jul 2009
Debbie Galante Block | MAM-A, producer of blank CD-Rs is now doing replication as well. That may sound like a strange move during a time when companies are getting out of the replication business. However, at a second look, it seems to be a wise, out-of the-box idea.
News/News Feature - Posted 14 Jul 2009 By
The reconstruction of AudioDev has now been finalized
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jul 2009
Smart Video Card provides innovative combination of mobile connectivity and musical content
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jul 2009
Proton Data Security is announcing the new Proton model 1250A, a security device that ensures all information on optical diss (CD, CD-RW, CD-R, CD-ROM, and DVD) is destroyed and rendered useless in an environmentally responsible manner
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jul 2009
Proton Data Security is announcing the new Proton model 1250A, a security device that ensures all information on compact disks (CD, CD-RW, CD-R, CD-ROM) and optical discs (DVD) is destroyed and rendered useless in an environmentally responsible manner.
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jul 2009
Hugh Bennett | Peppy, compatible and complete, LG’s new Super Multi Blue Rewriter BH08LS20 hits the spot. Although slower at times and priced at a premium over its competitors, the BH08LS20 remains the only high-speed solution for those seeking an all-in-one BD, DVD and CD recorder with LightScribe capability
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 07 Jul 2009 By
The goal of the new joint venture is to make more effective use of the management resources of the two companies in the optical disc business field, and to further expand the business in this area, especially in the highly promising Blu-ray Disc market
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Jun 2009
Excellence 2009 will feature an roundtable discussion by industry notables on "The Future of Digital Media Publishing in the 21st Century"
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Jun 2009
Debbie Galante Block | It was 25 years ago that Sony DADC started up its CD production facility in Terre Haute, Indiana. The good news--in an industry where there has been a lot of bad news lately--is that Sony DADC is still here. As am I.
News/News Feature - Posted 17 Jun 2009 By
Bankruptcy does not include the subsidiaries in Germany, the US and the affiliated company in Hong-Kong
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Jun 2009
DCA will be the exclusive distributor of Philips' developed optical disc formatter technology branded "Pit O'Resc," including the encoder hardware, firmware and software
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jun 2009
Users Can Record an Entire 25GB Disc in about 16 Minutes
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 May 2009
The RiDATA Inkjet White blank media family includes CDR, DVD, DVD DL and Blu-Ray BD-R discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 May 2009
Hugh Bennett | Sunland International's EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARD-winning Digistor SPW is an attractively sleek and compact USB 2.0 device that not only reads and writes every type of CD, DVD and BD but, best of all, does so without the aid of an external power supply.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 04 May 2009 By
The goal of the new joint venture is to make more effective use of the management resources of the two companies in the Blu-ray Disc market
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Apr 2009
Microboards’ flagship line of DVD and CD recordable media, manufactured by Taiyo Yuden, will now be sold under the name of JVC
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Apr 2009
65% of those surveyed say they will spend the same or more on video games, and 60% will spend the same or more on CDs
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Apr 2009
DVD CD Shredder Plus DS2, the simple, quick, and easy way to prevent unauthorized use of secret, classified, business, and personal confidential information on paper or discarded discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Apr 2009
Hugh Bennett | While it isn’t the least expensive option going, with its swiftness, attractive features and compelling software bundle, Plextor’s PX-B310SA offers the best performance, utility, and value of any BD Combo drive currently available. It’s a good entry point for anyone looking play BD movies and capable enough to act as a single reading and writing drive solution.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 31 Mar 2009 By
Available in both Inkjet and Thermal variants
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Mar 2009
Using Vinpower Digital's unique PC Network software with the advanced SharkNet Duplicator series allows users to load files directly from any authorized PC on a given network onto a duplicator
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Mar 2009
Aleratec's new 4x BD-R Blu-ray recording media has been reduced 65% to $57.99
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Mar 2009
Launch of Archive Disc Test Center, a Non-Profit Organization
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Mar 2009
OM&T B.V., a Dutch subsidiary of Moser Baer India Ltd, will combine the supply of the Philips CD and DVD test discs alongside its own test discs offering a comprehensive range of specialized test- and calibration discs, to serve a large number of customers in the optical disc field
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Mar 2009
Includes process technology for the manufacture of recordable Blu-ray Discs (BD-R).
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Mar 2009
Editorial/FAQ - Posted 18 Feb 2009 By
Consultants and green (and Blu) ideas abound as the focus turns from high-tech to business-intensive
News/News Feature - Posted 10 Feb 2009 By
Launched in January 2004, LightScribe is now licensed by over 100 PC, electronics, CD/DVD and software companies worldwide, with over 115 million LightScribe-enabled drives shipped to date
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Jan 2009
Lost documents, family video and photos? Don't panic. Try CDRoller.
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jan 2009
Joint efforts by the industry in Taiwan and Philips bring a healthy market for all players
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jan 2009
If you like the way LightScribe labeling looks and have the patience to wait for it, you'll love the way it performs in an automated system: reliable, predictable, performance with no consumables costs
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 14 Jan 2009 By
At MIDEM 2009 in Cannes arvato digital services, one of the world’s leading service providers, will present new products and services for the audio industry: CD X+, CD-On-Demand and the digital platform called mSource
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Jan 2009
Burns 8.5GB to Disc’s Storage Side in About 12-15 Minutes, Burns Silkscreen-quality Graphics/Text on Label Side
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jan 2009
New BD Products Scheduled to Begin Shipping in the First Half of 2009
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jan 2009
The protection program works for any media type including CD, DVD, USB, Blu-ray, and others, and has compatibility with Windows XP/Vista and Macintosh OS X programs
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Dec 2008
Engineered Fluid Dispensing Systems increase throughput, improve yields, and reduce production costs
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Dec 2008
RITEK invites CES attendees to see Ridata Blu-ray discs first hand in the Ritek/Advanced Media Booth: 31761 in South Hall 3
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Dec 2008
Decision maintains the rate for audiocassettes at 24¢, and increases the rate for all CDs to 29¢
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Dec 2008
Times Are Tough, So Company Offers Santa Some Great Bargains on Great Ridata Gift Ideas
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Dec 2008
MBI media has been accepted by the BDA as a test disc to check the performance of BD-R 1x-6x media in various BD drives being manufactured globally
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Nov 2008
Beginning with "Death Race" Universal Studios Home Entertainment will include D-BOX motion code on selected High Definition Blu-ray releases
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Nov 2008
Usually, searching for a disc in a huge collection is a great challenge unless one has a perfect memory, but now, all these problems will fade away with a new convenient disc organizer from TechnoDreamer Software
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Nov 2008
Applies to the families of compact disc (CD), digital versatile disc (DVD), high definition digital versatile disc (HD DVD), Blu-ray disc (BD), and any hybrids of these families, as well as each type of disc within a family
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Nov 2008
More than 400 free designs available to create visually striking CD and DVD labels for photographers and music lovers, as well as for gift giving and business needs
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Oct 2008
Gift with Purchase, 200 pieces of Aleratec LightScribe Duplicator Grade media
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Oct 2008
At 8X speed, an entire 8.5GB single-sided disc can be filled to capacity in 15 minutes or less
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Oct 2008
Sub-$400 Model Leaps Ahead in Recording Speed; Includes Blu-ray Disc Movie Title 'Men In Black'
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Sep 2008
DVD Features Unique Integrated Software for Direct-to-Disc Photo Preservation from a PC and Devices Connected to a PC
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Sep 2008
Media Enables On Demand Creation of Premium DVD Titles Compatible with All Popular DVD Players
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Sep 2008
Hugh Bennett | LG's Super Multi Blue Rewriter GGW-H20L offers sound writing performance, broad media compatibility, LightScribe facility and provides BD, HD DVD, and DVD video playback for those with mixed movie collections. Realistically, however, it’s expensive fare for all but die-hard enthusiasts and professionals but should prove to be a fine choice for those needing Blu-ray capabilities today.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 19 Sep 2008 By
Share the Thrill of Richer Colors, Finer Details and Crisp, Vibrant Sounds of High Definition Movies with Friends, Family and Neighbors
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Sep 2008
Content Delivery and Storage Association (CDSA) and MEDIA-TECH Association (MTA) have announced that they are to join forces to provide a new industry event early next year
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Sep 2008
Brand Also Introduces New Blu-ray Disc Cleaning and Storage Accessories to Preserve, Clean and Store Precious Data and High-Definition Memories
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Sep 2008
New Verbatim Blu-ray Disc is suitable for recording films in high definition, backing up large amounts of office data and the long-term archiving of photos and music
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Aug 2008
New Volume Packaging and Lower Prices
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Aug 2008
LightScribe CD and DVD brands Microboards and PRIMEON adding new internet retailers
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Aug 2008
The country’s largest manufacturer of CDs for independent artists and the world’s largest online seller of independent music join forces
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Aug 2008
1,000 CDs in jewel cases start at just $890 – for a complete retail ready package
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Aug 2008
New from StorDigital the LightScribe duplicator supports silkscreen-quality disc label printing direct from a DVD and CD duplication tower
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Aug 2008
Standalone tower DVD/CD duplicators feature industry’s first ‘drag and drop’ function, built-in disc labeling capabilities
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Jul 2008
Shawn Lam | As the volume of DVDs I duplicated increased from all the stage events I produce each year, a high-volume thermal printer became a necessity, leading to my recent purchase a Rimage Prism Plus Autoprinter. The professional thermal printing look the Prism delivers has quickly become one of the differentiating factors I use to set my business apart.
News/News Feature - Posted 22 Jul 2008 By
Philips Veeza-system was introduced in 2006 to help the CD-R industry combat unfair competition from trade in unlicensed CD-R discs. Worldwide 18 companies have signed the Veeza Agreement
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jul 2008
Professional Select is a "Must Have" for Professional Duplicators, as the uniformity from the outer edge to hub results in a highly professional printable media
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Jul 2008
LightScribe DVDs now available in red, orange, yellow, blue and green
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jul 2008
Diamond CD-Rs' unique look and feel gives it a ROM-type look after burning
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jul 2008
Sony flash memory cards and LaCie hard drives added to TapeOnline's extensive inventory of recording media related products
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Jun 2008
Get 50 free discs with every new CD, DVD or CD-ROM replication placed order through Aug. 29
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Jun 2008
Mark Fritz | Will Qflix fix the DVD download market? Is CSS crucial?
News/News Feature - Posted 20 Jun 2008
New discs have a wide power margin at any writing speeds from 1X to 6X, enabling high-quality recording, even if the drive's laser power fluctuates, resulting in greater overall drive compatibility
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jun 2008
Major Nationwide Distributor to Supply Falcon Technology International’s High Quality, Reliable Recordable DVD, CD and Blu-ray Disc Solutions
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jun 2008
LaCie today announced LaCie Remote Burn software for both its Portable DVD±RW with LightScribe, Design by Sam Hecht and d2 DVD±RW with LightScribe drives for FireWire that also include Toast Titanium
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jun 2008
The road to success for the online movie download industry is strewn with roadblocks, potholes, and other obstacles that must be fixed or cleared away.
News/News Feature - Posted 19 May 2008 By
Selection Includes High Quality, Reliable DVD, CD and Blu-ray Disc Solutions
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 May 2008
Special pricing available on NCI's UltraPrint line of Everest thermal printable CD-R media through June 30th, 2008
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 May 2008
FalconMedia Pro Century Gold DVD-R Discs Offer 100 Years of Reliable Archival Data Storage
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 May 2008
Debbie Galante Block | How accurate is the notion that consumers will have dispensed with optical disc and moved on to electronic distribution before Blu-ray establishes itself in the home movie market?
News/News Feature - Posted 09 May 2008
Falcon Technologies International Introduces SmartWhite Universal Printable Surface DVD-R, CD-R and Blu-ray Disc Recording Media
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 May 2008
Optimized for LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling DVD Duplicators and Publishing Systems producing the highest contrast LightScribe Direct Disc Labels and maximum yields in demanding professional disc publishing applications
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Apr 2008
Broad Range of Leading-Quality Falcon Printable Surface DVD, CD and Blu-ray Disc Recording Media Now Available to CD Dimensions Customers
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Apr 2008
Finally, a true solution for securing software and documents from unauthorized copy and use, specifically designed for the professional DVD-R duplication industry and in-house productions of sensitive information
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Apr 2008
Discs Feature 50 GB of Storage; Up to 4.5 Hours of HD Recording Time
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Apr 2008
LightScribe standardized application user interface now available for any application that utilizes CDs and DVDs
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Mar 2008
The seven DVD disc manufacturers include CDA Datenträger Albrechts GmbH of Germany, East European Authoring and Encoding Centre Ltd. of Bulgaria, GEMA OD S.A. of Spain, GZ Digital Media a.s. of the Czech Republic, MAF Diskettes SrL of Italy, Megaus Sp. z.o.o. of Poland, and The Video Duplicating Co. Ltd. (VDC) of the United Kingdom
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Mar 2008
Media-Tech North American Conference is Disc Industry’s First Post-War Conclave
News/News Feature - Posted 07 Mar 2008 By
Dan Daley | Versatile Multilayer Disc has lower manufacturing costs versus BD and the late HD DVD thanks to its ability to get 30GB onto a red laser-read disc, but it's content-lite in a content-rich universe.
News/News Feature - Posted 29 Feb 2008 By
Recordable BD-R LTH TYPE to Go on Sale
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Feb 2008
3X-DVD memory capacity of up to 9 GB makes it highly interesting for HD short movies, HD movie trailers or corporate presentations of HD quality
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Feb 2008
M series of CD-R media features a unique uniform fully metalized surface that eliminates color shifts across the surface of the media
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Feb 2008
"D" series of CD-R media features Diamond or TrueSilver data side
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Jan 2008
Company to begin duplicating USB flash drives
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Jan 2008
Ritek/ Advanced Media Once Again Sets the Standard for High-speed Disc Performance 16X Ultra Fast Read/Write Time; Plus 8.5-GB Storage Capacity; and Consistent Quality Recording
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Jan 2008
Producing Qflix DVD Media to Enable Secure Recording of Digitally Distributed Entertainment
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Dec 2007
New backup solution for emails based on its Self Recordable media technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Dec 2007
Personalized full-label disc designs can now be created in three easy steps
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Dec 2007
Strong Security Application Combined With a Self Recordable Media Based On a CD-R
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Nov 2007
New "color management" technology will enable CD and DVD duplication companies to increase profitability and provide better quality print on optical disc media
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Nov 2007
Rate to drop from USD 0.045 per disc to USD 0.025 per disc
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Nov 2007
Debbie Galante Block | Using "One-Time" technology developed by Clear-Vu, Checkpoint Systems, and Viva Magnetics, libraries have become successful early adopters for RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technologies for their DVD/CD holdings, and may help pave the way for retail to begin using RFID to increase security as well.
News/News Feature - Posted 12 Nov 2007 By
Vibrantly Colored Discs Combine 4.7GB Capacity on DVD's Storage Side with Direct-to-Disc Burning of Silkscreen-quality Graphics/Text on Label Side
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Nov 2007
Stephen Nathans-Kelly | With its auspicious blue glow, the Bravo XR Disc Publisher ($3,295) is everything you'd expect from a stackable, rackmountable counterpart to Primera's popular Bravo II: it's a fast, efficient, rock-solid automated DVD/CD publishing system that delivers great print quality and a refreshing runs-right-out-of-the-box experience. But the real joy in testing this unit came in discovering the wonders of WaterShield water-resistant inkjet media, which add a glossy and eminently professional sheen to photo-quality inkjet-printed discs.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 02 Nov 2007 By
Jan Ozer | If you buy the Microboards CX-1, you'll be more than happy with print quality and ecstatic with performance. We'd like to see the cost of consumables come down, but that's true of most inkjet-based systems. Microboards has been shipping this software combination with its automated print and burn units forever, so it's mature and proven.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 26 Oct 2007 By
Conforming to Blu-ray Disc Recordable Format Ver.1.2; Developing Technology for Recordable Blu-ray Discs with Metal Nitride Film; Capable of Multiple-Layered, High Speed Recording
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Oct 2007
Service Bureaus, Education and Photography Markets To Benefit From Custom Disc Duplication On Demand
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Oct 2007
Kits feature North Coast's proprietary coated UltraPrint CD-R and DVD-R media
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Oct 2007
Debbie Galante Block | New copy protection technology designed for videographers and other small-shop media producers with low cost-of-entry and digital and analog DVD protection.
News/News Feature - Posted 08 Oct 2007 By
Stephen Nathans-Kelly | With waterproof WaterShield and AquaGuard media supplied by Primera (along with a rock-solid Bravo XR Disc Publisher) for testing, we explored the relative merits of the two leading brands of waterproof inkjet media compared to each other and top-quality non-waterproof inkjet discs.
News/News Feature - Posted 02 Oct 2007 By
Lawsuit alleges Breach of MPEG-2 and 1394 License Agreements
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Sep 2007
CSS-MR Ready Products Available for Consumers, OEMs, and Replicators
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Sep 2007
Flexible DVDs allow greater possibilities for direct mail marketing
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Sep 2007
Doubles the storage capacity of a standard DVD from 4.7GB to 9.4GB
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Sep 2007
Memorex Labelflash DVDs deliver high-resolution, highly durable disc designs in three easy steps
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Sep 2007
Maxell 8cm single layer Blu-ray BD-R and BD-RE are compatible with the latest Blu-ray camcorders providing a recording capacity of 7.5 GB allowing the disc to store one hour of full high-definition picture quality at 1920 x 1080 pixels
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Sep 2007
Enhancements to LightScribe's system software markedly improve the look of CD and DVD labels
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Sep 2007
Scalable to 16 Copies or Labels
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Aug 2007
World's First CD Manufactured at Philips Factory Near Hanover, Germany, on August 17, 1982
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Aug 2007
3-inch Recordable and Rewriteable Discs Provide One Hour of Continuous Video Recording in High-Definition (1920×1080i) for BD Camcorders
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Aug 2007
Mini Blu-ray discs deliver remarkable capacity for a wide range of HD video applications
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Aug 2007
Two New Camcorders Can Record 1920x1080 Full High Definition Video on a Blu-ray Disc
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Aug 2007
Discs enable long-duration filming of approximately 60 minutes with full high-definition picture quality which has 1920 x 1080 pixels
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Aug 2007
Moser Baer has been working with DCA's MIS formatter for HD DVD-R on the Singulus 266 LBR
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Jul 2007
LightScribe now licensed by over 80 electronics and software companies worldwide, including many disc publishing systems manufacturers focused on SMB market
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Jul 2007
All required software and hardware included in new Nexis 100 Disc Add On Kit, available for an MSRP of $199
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Jul 2007
Offers 9.4 GB Of Storage Capacity and Affordable High-Quality DVD Recording Now Available in DVD-R Format
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jul 2007
New discs will be available in both 25GB (shipping in July) and 50GB (shipping in September)
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Jul 2007
New standard approved by the Ecma General Assembly on June 28, 2007, culminating an effort initiated in June 2006 in Sapporo, Japan, when Ecma International's Technical Committee 31 agreed to finalize a draft standard developed by various industry participants working within OSTA
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Jul 2007
Verance Yesterday Announced that it is Licensing Content Protection Technology Adopted by AACS and Major Motion Picture Studios to Blu-Ray and HD-DVD Manufacturers
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Jul 2007
Updates posted in the following categories: VI. Compatibility; IX. Industry Support, Prices, and Availability.
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Jun 2007
TitleMatch DVD On-Demand service and Primera disc publishers provide a complete, turnkey solution to produce secure DVD titles at retail stores
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Jun 2007
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Jun 2007
DVD database helps PC owners finding the necessary files on CD/DVD discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Jun 2007
Unique Coating, Laser Technology Produce Label Image for Finished, Professional Look
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Jun 2007
Hugh Bennett | EMedialive announces updates to The Authoritative Blu-ray Disc (BD) FAQ in the following categories: Compatibility; Industry Support, Prices and Availability; References, Suggested Reading.
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Jun 2007 By
The Only Certified Taiwanese Manufactured HDDVD-R and RW Media
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Jun 2007
Microboards announces expanded offering of disc-printing solutions
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Jun 2007
With LightScribe, photographers can get noticed with picture-perfect discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 May 2007
Hugh Bennett | For similar money to Pioneer's BDR-101A, the PX-B900A offers more features including dual-layer BD-R/RE burning, superior blank media support, and CD reading and writing abilities, as well as a functional software suite. That said, it's still early in the game and BD recorders of all stripes need time to mature and reach an affordable price level to attract a larger audience. But Plextor has made a good start.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 26 May 2007 By
Updates available in the following categories: Compatibility; Device Connections; Industry Support, Prices and Availability; References, Suggested Reading
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 May 2007
Kits include Aquashield waterproof and smearproof CD-R and DVD+/-R media, and XLNT Idea brand black and color inkjet cartridges
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 May 2007
Color-coded discs are LightScribe-ready and can be direct-to-disc LightScribe labeled in LightScribe DVD-RW drives without a printer
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 May 2007
Laser-Video Multimedia has recently equipped its Russian facility in Moscow with DaTABANK™ system, and is also collaborating on a Russian edition of the DaTARIUS BD and HD DVD Signal Guides
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 May 2007
Automatically Duplicates and Burns LightScribe DVD/CD Labels
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 May 2007
Acquisition of consumer electronics marketing and distribution business strengthens Memorex-brand product portfolio; Leverages global distribution and retail presence; Financially accretive transaction expected to contribute approximately $200 million in revenue and an estimated $10 to $12 million in annual operating income
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 May 2007
Company to focus manufacturing on core tape coating operations in two U.S. locations; Company to exit Wahpeton, N.D. diskette and tape converting plant by mid-2009
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 May 2007
Debbie Galante Block | Do optical discs have a future in backup, archiving, and other storage applications? Chances are we'll be using optical discs for these purposes until 2025 and beyond.
News/News Feature - Posted 05 May 2007 By
Revolutionary Blu-ray disc range is now officially on the market
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 May 2007
Company to Bring Both 25 GB and 50 GB Types to Market This Summer
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Apr 2007
Geoff Daily | As with DVD, proper testing is essential for producing a quality, replication-ready HD disc. Given the exponentially more complex inner workings of next-gen discs and the current state of the technological ecosphere built up around these products, testing disc images has produced a string of challenges.
News/News Feature - Posted 26 Apr 2007 By
EMedialive announces updates to The Authoritative HD DVD FAQ in the following categories: VI. Compatibility; VIII. Device Connections; IX. Industry Support, Prices, and Availability; XI. References, Suggested Reading, and Resources.
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Apr 2007
Offers Fast Read/Write Time; Amazing 9.4-GB Storage Capacity; and Consistent, High-Quality, Cost-Effective Recording
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Apr 2007
TDK to Take Approximately 17% Ownership Stake in Imation, Seat on Imation Board of Directors; Transaction Expected to Close in Calendar 3rd Quarter 2007
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Apr 2007
Holographic, Blu-ray and HD-DVD Ready to Meet Growing HD Storage, Archival and Recording Needs for Broadcasters Las Vegas, NV
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Apr 2007
Features 50 GB of Storage Capacity and up to 4.5 Hours of HD Recording Time
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Apr 2007
New Additions to XDCAM Family Include High-performance HD 4:2:2 Capable Models and Flash Memory Recording in a "Handy" Camcorder
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Apr 2007
DVD-R Broadcast Quality products offer a long archival life, a high rate of compatibility and backed up by a lifetime warranty to ensure its customer have performance based media for wide spectrum of needs
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Apr 2007
Hugh Bennett | EMedialive announces updates to The Authoritative HD DVD FAQ in the following categories: VIII. Device Connections; IX. Industry Support, Prices, and Availability; XI. References, Suggested Reading, and Resources.
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Apr 2007 By
Hugh Bennett | Updates available in the following categories: Physical, Logical, and Application Specifications; Compatibility; Device Connections; Industry Support, Prices and Availability; and References, Suggested Readings, and Resources.
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Hugh Bennett | Some suggest the conflict between Blu-ray Disc (BD) and HD DVD can be resolved by simply offering devices compatible with both formats. I’m not so sure. It’s easy to paint a rosy picture of peaceful coexistence, but compromise comes at a price.
News/News Feature - Posted 03 Apr 2007 By
MEI and CMC entered into a patent cross license agreement with regard to manufacture and sale of DVD-R/-RW/-RAM, DVD+R/+RW and CD-RW discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Apr 2007
ThinDisc-based mold is currently being shipped to Duplium Corporation, EnXnet’s U.S. based manufacturing partner
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Apr 2007
New Discs from Leading Blu-ray Technology Developer Offer Ultimate Combination of Bit-Perfect Performance, Durability, and Crisp, Vivid Surface Printing
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Mar 2007
Jan Ozer | Not long ago, I briefly had the feeling that small-studio producers could actually drive HD market acceptance and perhaps even impact the Blu-ray vs. HD DVD marketing war. Then I bought another Blu-ray player and got a sudden dose of reality.
News/News Feature - Posted 09 Mar 2007 By
New software burns files to CD-R and DVD-R as damage-resistant “master copies”
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Mar 2007
Delivery of the first samples for hardware manufacturers started on 7th March 2007
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Mar 2007
Debbie Galante Block | Recognizing the growing need for replicators to partner with duplication services to meet client needs, is MEDIA-TECH, with its IDDA partnership and new Duplication Pavilion at its upcoming expo, leading the way to a replicator/duplicator alliance?
News/News Feature - Posted 06 Mar 2007
Hugh Bennett | New information available on BD9, BD-Video, BD-Live Profiles, BD CE recorders, and printable BD-R discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Mar 2007 By
Hugh Bennett | New information on blank HD DVD disc and game console/CE player and recorder pricing, HD DVD format support, HD DVD replication, and more
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Mar 2007 By
Life time exceeded 10,000 hours and stable operation was achieved for 1000 hours with the condition of 320 mW pulsed operation at 80°Ccase temperature
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Feb 2007
Blu-ray media with award-winning AquaGuard technology ideal for professional disc duplication using Primera's Bravo XR-Blu and Bravo SE Blu Disc Publishers
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Feb 2007
Philips Electronics and CD-R and CD-RW disc manufacturers including Princo and Gigastorage, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled positively in granting a general exclusion order prohibiting the unlicensed importation into the United States of recordable and rewritable compact discs that infringe any of the six patents asserted by Philips
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Feb 2007
Now offering a line of consumables that includes inkjet print cartridges and inkjet-printable CD and DVD media
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Feb 2007
New media makes recording memories more convenient
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jan 2007
Produced to standards necessary to assure the highest quality disc publishing copies and labels
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Jan 2007
EMedialive announces updates to The Authoritative Blu-ray Disc (BD) FAQ in the following categories: Compatibility; Physical, Logical, and Application Specifications; Industry Support, Prices and Availability; References, Suggested Reading, and Resources.
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Jan 2007
New information on Total Hi Def Discs and more
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Jan 2007
Technology Advances Deliver Superior HD DVD-R DL Recording
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jan 2007
Sonic's Jim Taylor exlpains how the discs will combine the technology of physical discs with the Web 2.0 economics of digital distribution
News/News Feature - Posted 05 Jan 2007
Office to provide media, duplication systems, integrated solutions, storage, and labeling and shrinkwrap services
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Dec 2006
New Jewel-toned Background Colors Enhance Creativity, Make Customized Labels More Memorable
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Dec 2006
Large Storage Capacity DVDs Featuring Double-Layer Technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Dec 2006
HD DVD-R Discs Shipping Now; RIDATA-Branded Blu-Ray Discs are Hard Coated for Durability
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Dec 2006
Next 3 Years Forecasts for Recording Media Global Demand and Production
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Dec 2006
Affordable Large Storage Capacity DVDs for Professional Recording
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Nov 2006
Debbie Galante Block | Most reports say holiday spending will be up this year, and increased sales that have been building since Q3 extend to consumer electronics and even optical media. So, why aren't replicators jumping for joy?
News/News Feature - Posted 07 Nov 2006 By
Imation asks Court to reaffirm long-standing legal agreement between two companies
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Oct 2006
Imation Corp Goes 'Into the Blue' to Show the World How High-Definition Recordable Media Is Manufactured
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Oct 2006
Association symbolizes convergence of markets & technologies in Optical Media and Flash devices
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Oct 2006
HD Content and Multi-Platform Channels Swell Digital Storage Needs
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Oct 2006
Bravo SE Blu Disc Publisher sets new price/performance benchmark for publishing Blu-ray Discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Oct 2006
Reduction to go from USD 0.06 per disc to USD 0.035 per disc
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Sep 2006
David Doering | For studios with multiple or complex duplication jobs, the Aleratec Tower Publisher’s combination of LightScribe technology and queueing capability is a valuable asset, making it a great time-saver and a great way to impress clients.
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Media Pioneer Achieves Massive Capabilities for High Definition Blue Laser Technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Sep 2006
Advanced Media, Inc. and Ingram Micro are Making it Easier for Retailers to Purchase RIDATA Brand Optical and Flash Media Online
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Aug 2006
Addition to Optical Media Portfolio Offers Businesses More Choices in High Capacity, High Definition Storage
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Aug 2006
Mark Fritz | Inkjet vs. Thermal—Will Waterproof Discs Shift the Balance?
News/News Feature - Posted 19 Aug 2006 By
Write-once discs support HDTV and video recording with crystal-clear broadcast quality
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Aug 2006
Mark Fritz | The advent of "waterproof" media from Imation and Taiyo Yuden is promising to erase one of the prime drawbacks to inkjet CD and DVD printing--the possibility of smearing and smudging caused by non-waterproof inks and/or media.
News/News Feature - Posted 11 Aug 2006 By
Hugh Bennett | With high performance and 25GB-per-layer recording capacity, Blu-ray Disc (BD) promises a brave new world of storage and entertainment. Until now, all this has been so much talk, but BD devices and software are finally emerging, with Pioneer’s BDR-101A leading the pack.
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3-inch (8cm) write-once discs provide continuous 54-minute DVD-quality video recording for camcorder applications
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Aug 2006
Designed for professional, data critical, music, video, and graphic archival applications
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Jul 2006
15GB next-generation discs now shipping to Moser Baer's global OEMs customers
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Jul 2006
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Currently available in standard silver or white CD-R and DVD-R formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Jun 2006
Manufacturer adds CD-R media kits to its disc publishing product line
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Jun 2006
25GB Recordable and Rewritable Blu-ray Discs now available
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jun 2006
RIDATA-branded media is one of first to be sold in U.S.; available in both organic and inorganic dye compositions
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Jun 2006
New discs feature a water-resistant and smudge-resistant printable surface
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Jun 2006
Retailers in Japan will receive shipments of 15GB HD DVD-R media in early July
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jun 2006
Unique recording layers, state-of-the-art manufacturing produce ultra-stable recording/playback and consistently high performance
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jun 2006
TuffCoat with WaterShield is the world's first water- and smear-resistant media with a glossy, photo-quality surface
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jun 2006
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Plan launch of lineups under their respective brand names to coincide with the start-up of the market
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Jun 2006
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MEDIA-TECH Expo to run May 30-June 01 in Frankfurt, Germany
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 May 2006
Photo-quality hub-printable DVD+R DL discs, Double-sided MiniDVDs coated with Scratch Shield technology for protection from external damage now available
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 May 2006
Actual purchase price $329 million, after net asset adjustments were made to the original purchase price of $330 million
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 May 2006
Hard-coated mini-discs designed for camcorders and other applications, feature 2.92GB capacity for 60 minutes of audio or video playback
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Apr 2006
Company's popular RIDATA DVD+R DL inkjet white and DVD-R DL inkjet white 25 packs included in computer retailer's everyday inventory
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Mar 2006
New licensing conditions likely to bring lower prices and more transparency to recordable CD consumers
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Feb 2006
New way to license CD-R disc patents
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jan 2006
Leading consumer brand for recordable media adds to Imation’s global technology engine
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jan 2006
52x CDR LightScribe media supports the LightScribe direct-disc-labeling technology that burns text and graphics on the surface of the CD
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jan 2006
Features high-speed label writing and color options
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Jan 2006
Memorex 8X DVD+R DL and 4X DVD-R DL media will be available this month
Editorial/Feature - Posted 05 Jan 2006
Discs Achieve a High Capacity of 25GB on a Single-Layer and 50GB on a Dual-Layer at 2X Recording Speed
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Dec 2005
Combines CD-R and CD-ROM technology to produce advanced hybrid products for the consumer and business communities
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Dec 2005
Offering 8.5GB storage capacity, consistently fast, high-quality recording, and wide compatibility on a single-sided disc
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Dec 2005
For many of us—early adopters or not—2005 was the Year of HDV. But there was much more to 2005 than HDV. We saw scads of significant products released that had nothing to do with HDV and of course, event and corporate videographers the world over continuing to do dazzling, innovative, and effective everyday work with or without HDV. To provide readers with a highly subjective “Year in Review” report, we asked EventDV’s many esteemed and opinionated columnists and contributing editors to reflect on the new products they saw in 2005 and tell us what struck them as the most exciting, and the biggest boon to their own work.
Editorial/Feature - Posted 01 Dec 2005
12 Columnists and Contributing Editors choose 17 essential products for videographers released in 2005
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Nov 2005
The entire RIDATA product line now available on Internet retail site
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Nov 2005
Designed for optimal edge-to-edge print performance using Rimage Everest I and II
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Nov 2005
Photo-quality, reliable blank media for professional-quality disc-surface printing
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Oct 2005
Traxdata DVD-R Dual Layer media will be available in Jewel Case packaging throughout various European resellers and retailers
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Sep 2005
30GB Dual-Layer HD DVD-R Discs Confirms Larger Capacity
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Sep 2005
Device receives 9.7 out of 10 stars
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Aug 2005
PlayO Ejector suitable for arthritis sufferers
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Aug 2005
Feature both USB 2.0 and FireWire connectivity
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Aug 2005
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
New discs compatible with popular drives and players
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Aug 2005
CDs, DVDs, diskettes now available with new packaging
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Aug 2005
Offers 100-disc capacity and the ability to destroy up to 12 CDs or DVDs per minute
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Jul 2005
Themes include birthdays and weddings
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Jul 2005
Company's first ScratchProof media product features exclusive DURABIS hard coating technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Jul 2005
Discs feature 8.5GB capacity for dense data storage in the same form factor as conventional DVD
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jul 2005
Collectible label-side designs inspired by Warner Bros. release
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jun 2005
Captures 73 percent of DVD+R DL unit sales, according to NPD Group
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jun 2005
Fast, new discs feature high compatibility with popular drives and players
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Jun 2005
Number one worldwide in CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, and DVD-RW volume
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Jun 2005
Event also saw announcements of 45GB HD DVD and DVD9 + HD 30 Hybrid discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 May 2005
Prints directly onto a CD or DVD
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 May 2005
Tested for Compatibility and Performance by Burner Manufacturers and Software Developers
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 May 2005
Nero Burning ROM and Nero Express adds multisession burning capability and more for DL DVD-R
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 May 2005
New specialty DVDs for home movie recording and video archiving
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 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
New coating designed for use with direct-to-DVD camcorders
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 May 2005
New double-layer DVD+R and 52X CD-R added to RIDATA brand of printable discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 May 2005
Player can display JPEG images and MP3 formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Apr 2005
Solutions offer a variety of storage features
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Apr 2005
Demand propped up by surge in shipments of Lightscribe drives in laptops, PCs
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Mar 2005
Partners with One28 to manufacture and supply optical media utilizing its new ThinDisc technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Mar 2005
Hugh Bennett | The BravoPro is an affordable and painless in-house DVD production solution that yields professional results and gives you room to grow if your needs don’t immediately justify a system of its speed or capacity.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 13 Mar 2005 By
New agreement provides advanced anti-piracy solution
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Mar 2005
HD Radio to be available in August
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Mar 2005
Monocular microdisplay allows for DVD viewing on-the-go
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Mar 2005
New software supports MPEG-4 video files
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Mar 2005
Nero announced that their digital media suite, Nero 6, supports DVD-R dual-layer (DL) recording
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Mar 2005
Jan Ozer|One thing I've learned over years of delivering video to clients: packaging matters. That's never been more true than on a recent project that yielded a four-disc set, and made me take inventory of all the DVD packages currently available to finish the job right.
News/News Feature - Posted 28 Feb 2005 By
Solution enables users to burn photo stories onto DVD
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Feb 2005
New inkjet-compatible disc offers 8.5GB storage capacity
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Feb 2005
New “9-in-1” digital media software suite
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Feb 2005
Software features sound expansion technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Feb 2005
Premium media line designed to resist scratches, dust, and smudges
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jan 2005
Stores standard-def DVD data on one side, HD-DVD data on other
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Jan 2005
16X DVD-R Media also announced
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Jan 2005
ForceField scratch-resistant coating defends discs against scratches, smudges, static and debris
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jan 2005
Sonic and Roxio applications for CD and DVD creation to add Blu-ray burning
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jan 2005
Customers Can Burn Silkscreen-Quality CD/DVD Labels Directly on Discs at Their Own PCs
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jan 2005
At 8x Speed, Users Can Fill an 8.5GB DVD+R DL Disc in less than 16 Minutes
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jan 2005
RIDATA Printable DVD±R discs certified for Primera BravoPro Disc Publisher and Signature Z6
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Dec 2004
AccuCORE featured on new 16X DVD-R and DVD+R media
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Dec 2004
Gains continued support from OEM and system integrators for backup and storage applications
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Dec 2004
Converts video, photos and audio files for use on MPEG-4 devices and mobile video phones
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Dec 2004
Stephen F. Nathans|Transitioning from a decade of EMedia to the arrival of EventDV
News/News Feature - Posted 14 Dec 2004 - December 2004 By
Media combines with leading printers to produce 1-1,000 custom-printed discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Nov 2004
Discs to be two sided DVD/CD
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Nov 2004
Review tests two brands of media in 33 various players
News/News Feature - Posted 19 Nov 2004 By
Provider of SpinWise and PrintWise duplicators enters “premium-grade” CD and DVD media market
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Nov 2004
Combines CD side and DVD side on one disc
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Nov 2004
Line designed for high-definition media formats
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Oct 2004
Media incorporates AZO technology
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Oct 2004
Domestic production of RAM discs aimed at sparking format's acceptance
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Oct 2004
Users can view their media, through an Orb Networks, Inc.service, from any device that can access the internet
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Oct 2004
Three-packs of dual-layer discs available in 2.4X-5X
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Oct 2004
Association chooses Blu-ray Disc as official format for high-definition optical discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Oct 2004
LightScribe-equipped drives will both burn and label discs
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Oct 2004
Dolby Digital Plus, MLP Lossless, and Dolby Digital Selected as standard for audio formatting
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Sep 2004
New CD/DVD publishing system is designed as a network appliance to meet specialized requirements of digital point-of-sale.
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Sep 2004
New disc features iridescent printable surface, available in 50-pack spindles
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Sep 2004
Now available for distribution through Go Video dealers and resellers
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Sep 2004
Newest offering from company reduces DVD recording time with supporting recorders
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Sep 2004
It shreds up to 12 CDs or DVDs per minute and also easily shred a variety of other media, such as credit cards and up to seven sheets of folded paper in a single pass.
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Sep 2004
Users can now burn discs to full capacity in about five minutes
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Aug 2004
Volume shipments begin this month
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Aug 2004
Designed for use with compatible inkjet printers
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Aug 2004
Uses Primera Technology's Bravo II Disc Publisher and will be introduced at WEVA Expo 2004
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Aug 2004
TDK's 8cm Armor Plated DVD media designed for professional and hobbyist videographers who use DVD camcorders.
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Aug 2004
New DVDs hold up to four hours of video or 8.5GB of data files on a single side
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Aug 2004
With a capacity of 30GB, the dual-sided UDO media offers storage capacity for a cost of about $2 per Gigabyte.
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Jul 2004
HP DVD Writer dvd530i, featuring high-compatibility double-layer DVD recording.
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Jul 2004
Three-inch write-once and rewriteable discs provide 1.4GB of DVD-compliant storage for both video and data
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jul 2004
With the ability to record at about 21 MB/sec, the discs will store 4.7GB of video, photos, music, or data files in about five minutes.
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Jul 2004
Discs will begin shipping in August with for $11.99 per 5-pack
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Jul 2004
10-pack includes eight Verbatim 1-8X DVD+R discs and one Verbatim 1-4X DVD+RW disc.
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Jul 2004
RIDATA 4X DVD-RW disc provides up to two hours of recording time in standard mode with up to 1000 rewrites.
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Jul 2004
For all DVD+ recording applications
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Jul 2004
Material can be either read or recorded on one layer without affecting material on the other layer.
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Jun 2004
Prevent theft or unauthorized use of discarded DVDs, CDs, floppy disks, and credit cards
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Jun 2004
Dubuit names Nazdar as exclusive distributor of certain products in the US.
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jun 2004
Delivers capacity to record up to four hours of DVD video on a single disc
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Jun 2004
Microsoft is making available the technical beta of their next generation media player- Windows Media Player 10 for Windows XP users
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Jun 2004
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
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8.5GB DVD+R DL media exceeds DL specs to ensure reliability and compatibility.
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 May 2004
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
Will introduce the new 8x DVD-R Discs at RetailVision 2004
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Apr 2004
Industry's First 23GB Blue Laser Media
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Apr 2004
Digital Matrix introduces SD/100 Spin Dryer
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Apr 2004
Protects both CD-ROMs and CD-RX media
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Apr 2004
Blu-ray Disc technology-based paper disc to be unveiled at ODS 2004
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Apr 2004
A liquid compound of special emulsifiable resins
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Apr 2004
Stephen F. Nathans | Attendees of NAB 2004 in Las Vegas will find media manufacturers like Verbatim and drive makers like Sony doubling down and gambling that professional DVD authors and, soon, their consumer counterparts will pay a modest premium to (nearly) double the capacity of their recording media.
Editorial/Feature - Posted 12 Apr 2004 - April 2004 By
Bonus features include music sharing capability through the MusicMail and TuneShare functionality.
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Apr 2004
Combines significant advancements in LaserWave hardware with ODC’s High Resolution Dye Polymer
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Apr 2004
Line of optical discs and flash memory cards to be unveiled at RetailVision Spring 2004
News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Mar 2004
Ideal for direct-to-disc camcorders as well as mobile storage of multimedia presentations
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Mar 2004
New discs provide greater durability and protection than standard DVD media
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Mar 2004
Announcements about 8X media are everywhere. Too bad the discs are still so hard to find.
News/News Feature - Posted 04 Mar 2004 By
Doubles write speed of current media
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Mar 2004
Cake-box media for duplication
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Feb 2004
New 25-disc DVD±R/RW spindles
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jan 2004
Engineering samples shipped for testing
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jan 2004
9.4GB Kano ArchivMedia developed with Verbatim
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Jan 2004
Dual-layer recordables to ship in spring
News/News Feature - Posted 08 Jan 2004 - February 2004 By
Indie filmmakers and post-production pros found plenty to shout about, if they looked hard enough.
News/News Feature - Posted 23 Dec 2003 By
Preliminary results of OSTA/NIST DVD testing
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Dec 2003
Writes at 8X to 4X Verbatim media
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Dec 2003
4X DVD-R recorder now sells for $119
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Dec 2003
As 8X recorders and media hit the market, Philips demonstrates its next-generation technology.
News/News Feature - Posted 05 Dec 2003 - January 2004 By
Discs feature proprietary dye to resist heat, humidity
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Dec 2003
Three printing surfaces available
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Dec 2003
Hugh Bennett | From adhesive labels, inkjet printers, and overcoating systems to thermal transfer and re-transfer devices, there is now a desktop device to satisfy discerning tastes and handle most disc-labeling chores. High hopes rest with industry innovators Primera and Rimage and newcomers Epson, Hewlett-Packard, and Casio to advance the state of the art and reach new markets.
Editorial/Feature - Posted 01 Dec 2003 - December 2003 By
Fastest recording time achieved in test environment
News/Breaking News - Posted 25 Nov 2003
Dual-layer DVD+R debuts at CEATEC, raising questions of compatibility, rate of implementation, drive and media cost, and impact on DVD authoring.
News/News Feature - Posted 23 Nov 2003 - December 2003 By
Kit aimed at first-time users
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Nov 2003
Both external and internal drives drop in price.
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Nov 2003
The Cruiser copies digital photos directly from camera memory cards to CD without a computer.
News/Breaking News - Posted 14 Nov 2003
You couldn't help but wonder if this ETW represented the brave new world of trade shows, where bigger isn't always better, and you've got to go to the people rather than expecting them to come to you.
News/News Feature - Posted 11 Nov 2003 - January 2004 By
Discs will hit the market later this month.
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Nov 2003
About two dozen manufacturers have announced plans to introduce new DVD recorders using the DVD+R/+RW recording format, according to the DVD+RW Alliance.
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Oct 2003
Due to supply shortages, rising costs from overseas disc manufacturers and the stringent enforcement of patent royalties, Memorex is forced to increase CD-R and CD-RW media prices 10 to 15 percent beginning January 2004.
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Oct 2003
Verbatim's unique DigitalMovie DVD Recordable discs are designed to put the fun in recording, viewing, and sharing home movies. Verbatim also says the discs are "ideal" for backing up DVD-Video titles and transferring video tapes to optical media that won't degrade over time.
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Oct 2003
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Sony Electronics announced two new Dual RW DVD drives that support 8X DVD+R recording. Sony's Dual RW DVD drives, which started shipping a year ago this month, were the PC industry's first combination drives to support the DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD-RW and DVD-R formats.
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Oct 2003
Philips will demonstrate its new dual-layer DVD recordable technology at the DVD+RW Alliance booth at the CEATEC* JAPAN 2003 exhibition in Makuhari from October 7 to 11. Developed by Philips Research in cooperation with MKM, the technology doubles data storage capacity on DVD recordable discs from 4.7 gb to 8.5 gb, while remaining compatible with existing DVD Video players and DVD-ROM drives.
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Oct 2003
Column/Glass Houses - Posted 03 Oct 2003 - October 2003
M-Systems' Smart DiskOnKey platform now includes additional functionality with the introduction of new autorun and read-only features. These features allow the DiskOnKey device to emulate CD-R capability, while improving the portability and ruggedness CDs lack.
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Sep 2003
Maxell Corporation of America has announced that it will increase prices on all of its CD-R media products, effective immediately. Although the exact amount of the increase is still under consideration, the company expects it to be from 10% to 15%.
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Sep 2003
Unveiled at the IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany, the new 8X speed DVD+R media allows 4.7GB of data to be burned in less than 8 minutes while maintaining backward compatibility with previous generation writers.
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 Sep 2003
The upcoming Media-Tech Showcase & Conference will address current and anticipated business and technology challenges. Exhibitors and attendees from all over the world are expected at the showcase and conference event in Messe Frankfurt from October 21-22, 2003.
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Aug 2003
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With well-rounded software bundles, solid rewritable performance, respectable CD-R/RW functions, the fastest writing speeds in recordable DVD, and the option to write to more affordable DVD+R discs, the Sony DRU120A and HP DVD Writer 200e have a lot going for them. However, when all is said and done, our test results here put DVD+R and DVD+RW short of DVD-R and DVD-RW when it comes to physical compatibility with current DVD devices and on low-cost blank media. But keep in mind that DVD products are still in their infancy, and much could change with next-generation products due within the year.
Editorial/Product Review - Posted 08 Aug 2003 - August 2002 By
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Four years in the making, the DVD format war rages on, no winner in sight. Meanwhile, the spoils of war abound, and DVD media manufacturers stand poised to profit.
Editorial/Feature - Posted 08 Aug 2003 - July 2002 By
Memorex has jumped headlong into the action sports culture, announcing the first CD-R media geared toward this active lifestyle. Memorex brings adventure to the front of each disc with surfing, skateboarding, motocross, snowboarding, and BMX biking disc prints.
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Aug 2003
The integration of PERFECTV's Video On Demand (VOD) systems and the ON2 VP6 Codec, PERFECTV says, will provide customers with cost-effective, on demand DVD-quality video directly to their TV set.
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Aug 2003
The Recordable DVD Council (RDVDC) announced a number of measures it is taking to further speed the expansion of the recordable DVD market.
News/Breaking News - Posted 01 Aug 2003
The printable DVD-R discs offer the same 4.7GB capacity and 1-4X write speed found in Verbatim's DataLifePlus DVD-Recordable media, but the new media also provides a surface coating that allows full compatibility with leading thermal printers, including the Rimage Everest printer.
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Jul 2003
Verbatim Corporation has announced that it will begin shipping its new DataLifePlus 4X DVD+RW media in August.
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Jul 2003
The Optical Storage Technology Association (OSTA) announced that it is hosting Optical Storage Symposium - 2003, to be held October 13 and 14, 2003, at the La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, Calif.
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jul 2003
InterVideo, Inc. has announced the release of WinDVD 5, the latest version of its software for DVD playback on a PC.
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Jun 2003
As sales of recordable DVD products continue to skyrocket, feature-rich, standalone consumer (set-top) recorders based on the DVD-RAM format are leading the way, having captured 70.2 percent of the U.S. DVD consumer recorder market in the first three months of 2003, according to market information company The NPD Group.
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Jun 2003
Sealed Air Corporation reported that Cryovac OS System packaging has been selected by Flexplay Technologies, Inc. for that company's upcoming introduction of the Flexplay-enabled DVD, which has a 48-hour viewing window that begins when the disc is removed from its package.
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Jun 2003
The CustomFlix Online Promotion program, available immediately to CustomFlix members, provides a process for film and videomakers to reach broad audiences worldwide to promote and sell their workdirectly to consumers.
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Jun 2003
In a survey released by 321 Studios, makers of DVD copying software, 76 percent of respondents stated that they would not be interested in renting a self-destructing DVD.
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Jun 2003
CyberLink Corp., a developer of digital video software and e-learning solutions, announced the release of PowerDVD 5.
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Jun 2003
The Optical Storage Technology Association (OSTA) announced publication of a comprehensive reference guide, "Understanding CD-R and CD-RW," on its website. The 50-page white paper seeks to answer basic questions about CD-R and CD-RW product technology in an understandable and accessible way.
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Jun 2003
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Flexplay Technologies, Inc, a privately held company based in New York, today announced that Buena Vista Home Entertainment Division of The Walt Disney Company will use its flexible play DVD technology to make movies available to consumers in test markets beginning this August.
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 May 2003
The DVD+RW Alliance, one of the sponsors of WinHEC 2003 this week in New Orleans, will demonstrate the Mt. Rainier capabilities of the DVD+RW format's writing and editing capabilities at its WinHEC booth.
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 May 2003
Verbatim Corporation, manufacturer of the Digital Vinyl CD-Rs, announced a new inkjet-printable version in convenient, 50-disc spindles.
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 May 2003
Panasonic has announced an extensive line of recordable DVD media to address consumers' recording needs and preferences.
News/Breaking News - Posted 02 May 2003
Spectra Systems Corporation and Singulus Technologies AG have reached an agreement on the development and commercialization of customized equipment for the application of MediaCoat. MediaCoat is a coating that allows for the application of graphics, alphanumerics, and barcodes on the play side of optical discs.
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Apr 2003
Column/DVD Between the Lines - Posted 01 Apr 2003 - April 2001 By
MARCAN, Inc., a leading CD/DVD solutions provider, is expanding its CD/DVD duplicating facility in order to meet increasing demand for its disc production services.
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Mar 2003
Optical Disc Corporation (ODC), a leader in optical disc mastering systems, has announced the introduction of its CDR-ROM disc.
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Mar 2003
Mitsui Advanced Media, Inc., a subsidiary of Mitsui Chemicals America, Inc. and leading manufacturer of recordable (CD-R & DVD-R) media, today announced that their new 52x CD-R media, available now.
News/Breaking News - Posted 31 Jan 2003
Memorex Products, Inc., has announced 4x DVD and CD-RW 24X Ultra-Speed media.
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Jan 2003
Verbatim Corporation has announced DataLifePlus 52X-certified CD-R discs, the fastest recording speed for the CD-R format.
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Jan 2003
The DVD Forum has relesed a statement clarifying its consideration of high-definition DVD formats.
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Dec 2002
Maxell Corporation of America, a technology and marketing leader in premium recordable media products, has extended the industry's broadest line of recordable DVD media with the introduction of new high-capacity 9.4 GB DVD-R discs for general use.
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Nov 2002
Imation's new 4X write-once DVD+R media debuted at COMDEX with support for 1X, 2.4X, and 4X write speeds.
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Nov 2002
TDK has announced the introduction of its Armor Plated DVD discs, premium quality recordable DVD media that incorporate next-generation hard-coating technologies to achieve unprecedented durability.
News/Breaking News - Posted 22 Nov 2002
Inter Media Co., Ltd., of Japan, a member company of Unitech Japan Group, is pleased to be one of the first round of manufacturers to launch the 4x DVD disc for general use to the market in January 2003.
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Nov 2002
With the announcement of 4X-speed DataLifePlus 4.7GB DVD+R media, Verbatim Corporation becomes the first media manufacturer to offer DVD+R that supports 1x, 2.4X and 4X write speeds.
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Nov 2002
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QPS Que! USB 2.0 DVD Burner Synopsis: QPS’s new Que! DVD-Recorder is the first drive based on Pioneer’s Editor’s Choice-winning A03 to use a USB 2.0 interface, and the drive and the interface prove mightily up to the challenge at hand. It writes DVD-R at 2X and CD-R/RW at 8X, like all A03 derivatives; it burns seams-bursting DVD-5s in under 29 minutes. The Que! drive also comes with a nifty software bundle, including PowerDVD for DVD playback, Easy CD Creator 5 (standard edition) for CD recording, and medioStream’s wonderful neoDVD for entry-level DVD authoring and recording. Some bundles also include for promotional purposes an unidentified 2-port USB 2.0 PCI host adapter.
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Synopsis: All in all, Plextor’s latest offering has something for everybody. Pure ripping and recording speed for the professional, and BurnProof to keep the masses happy. It calls itself a 16X recorder, and that it is, dashing off full discs in an impressive five minutes. The bundled software is excellent, and with the combination of Roxio’s Easy CD Creator and Plextor Manager, just about anything is possible.
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At $1149 for four 4X DVD recorders and remarkably straightforward multidisc duplication software, the Simple Copy 4 is hard to beat as a simple, speedy, low-cost disc-to-disc copier. Installation is quick and easy, and operation is a piece of cake. In testing, burns from hard drive-based disc images proved somewhat chancy, but disc-to-disc dupes worked every time.
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