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2006-01-24 Toshiba Samsung preps Blu-Ray for PCs
Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology Corp. has completed the technical development of its Blu-Ray disc drives for PCs, the company said.
2005-10-10 Panasonic unveils Blu-ray Disc drives for notebook computers
Panasonic recently announced that the company will introduce Blu-ray Disc (BD) drives for notebook and desktop computers that can write and read single- and dual-layer BDs as well as all types of recordable DVDs and CDs.
2006-04-25 Matsushita starts sampling Blu-Ray drives
Matsushita Electric Industrial has developed internal Blu-ray Disc drives for PCs.
2005-12-29 Pioneer Disc/DVD writer supports Blu-ray format
Pioneer Electronics recently announced one of the industry's first Blu-ray Disc computer drives.
2008-01-03 Panasonic ships 'thinnest' Blu-ray drives
Panasonic Communications Co. Ltd has started shipping samples of what it claims to be the thinnest internal Blu-ray Disc (BD) drives to PC manufacturers.
2005-11-29 Panasonic disc drive chipset supports Blu-ray Disc, DVD-Multi
Panasonic has developed a new chipset for disc drives to record and play Blu-ray Disc (BD), DVD-Multi (DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW and DVD-ROM), +R, +RW and all CD formats.
2006-05-24 Nvidia graphics tech powers first Blu-ray PC
Nvidia announced that the Sony VAIO PCs are powered by Nvidia GeForce GPUs which include the company's PureVideo HD technology.
2004-08-16 Blu-ray disc specification receives approval
The Blu-ray Disc Founders have approved Version 1.0 of the BD-ROM physical-format specification as manufacturers look toward developing compliant products for the next-generation optical disk technology
2009-08-14 Toshiba to join Blu-ray Disc Association
Toshiba Corp. announced plans to introduce products that support the Blu-ray format
2008-04-01 Sub-$1,000 Dell notebooks get Blu-ray drive
Dell announced it has added a Blu-ray drive to its Inspiron line of laptops that sell for less than $1,000
2014-03-18 Sony, Panasonic develop 1TB archive disc
The archival discs will allow inter-generational compatibility between different formats, ensuring that data can continue to be read even as formats evolve.
2006-05-12 New Sony COO bullish on Blu-ray
Sony Electronics' new president and chief operating officer, Stan Glasgow, believes the Blu-ray Disc format will emerge as the winner
2002-04-15 Matsushita surface measurement unit called Blu-ray disk system enabler
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. has developed a 3D profilometer that it says is a crucial tool for making the lens for the next-generation Blu-Ray DVD systems
2006-07-14 Blue laser disc tech market to exceed $28B by 2010
The blue laser disc technology market is expected to exceed $28 billion in sales in 2010, according to a report by the Santa Clara Consulting Group
2006-10-23 Sony lowers forecast after battery recall, PS3 delay
Sony Corp. has revised its business forecast downward as a result of a huge Li-ion battery recall and a delays introduction of its Playstation 3.
2007-08-10 Winbond intros quad-SPI serial flash memory
Winbond Electronics Corp. claims to develop the industry's first serial flash memory with quad-SPI.
2007-01-10 Video format converter enhances viewing experience
Marvell's new digital video format converter is targeted for Blu-ray Disc and HD-DVD players and recorders, IP and HD STBs, PMP DTV docks, flat-panel HDTVs, and media clients
2006-12-18 Universal players avert DVD format duel
Machines capable of playing both Blu-ray Disc (BD) and HD DVD discs will emerge next year to short-circuit the format war in next-generation DVD
2005-11-21 Sony, NEC to merge optical disk drive businesses
Sony Corp. and NEC Corp. signed Thursday (Nov. 17) a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that they would establish a joint venture company in the optical disk drive business.
2012-12-03 Quad-core notebook market to quadruple by 2016
The devices will reach 179 million units by 2016, making up 59 per cent of all notebooks that year, compared to 48 million units this year, representing 22 per cent of all notebooks, said IHS.
2007-06-15 Slow uptake prompts Toshiba to cut HD DVD sales target
Due to slower-than-expected sales in the United States, Toshiba Corp. has lowered the sales target for its high-definition players by 44 percent.
2006-12-19 Nintendo Wii woos casual gamers
Nintendo has built the Wii to be a more intuitive videogame console designed to attract new and casual gamers.
2005-09-28 Intel, Microsoft back HD DVD format
The Toshiba-backed HD DVD technology got a huge boost when Intel and Microsoft announced they are backing the next-generation DVD technology over Sony's Blu-ray disk technology
2006-02-01 Fate of high-def DVD may lie with Microsoft
After months of intense wrangling between the competing Blu-ray and HD-DVD groups, the battle lines in the war over a next-generation high-definition DVD format have moved to the doorstep of Microsoft Corp
2008-02-21 Analysis: What's ahead for HD video after format war?
Toshiba's decision to discontinue its HD DVD business may help move the high-definition video forward, but there is still plenty of work ahead.
2005-08-17 Obducat commits imprint litho to Samsung, storage
Nano-imprint lithograhy company Obducat AB has entered into an agreement with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd on the production of stamping machines for DVD optical discs and said it would drop other projects to pursue its opportunities with Samsung.
2004-10-25 Toshiba, NEC plan HD DVD notebooks in 2005
Toshiba Corp. and NEC Corp. said they are backing the HD DVD format over the rival Blu-ray Disc scheme, announcing plans here on Wednesday (Oct. 20) to launch new notebook computers in 2005 with HD DVD drives.
2006-10-13 Chipset to bridge 'incompatible' optical drive formats
NEC Electronics announced a chipset for optical drives that would bridge the incompatible Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD formats.
2007-01-01 Transmitter ICs enable PC's shift to HDMI
Silicon Image rolled out a pair of VastLane HDMI transmitters that provide PC manufacturers with a single-chip solution for driving digital output to PC monitors and HDTVs.
2009-03-13 MPEG-2 patent holders slam suit vs. Lenovo
Several patent holders in MPEG LA LLC's MPEG-2 Patent Portfolio License have filed separate patent enforcement actions against Lenovo for infringing patents essential to the MPEG-2 digital video compression standard used worldwide in DTV broadcasting and DVD.
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