And so the battle between Blu Ray and HD DVD continues. In the corner supporting the HD-DVD format is Toshiba, the company that has just announced its latest desktop burner, the SD-H903A. As it is a â€œhalf heightâ€ optical drive, this burner is â€œideally designed for single-bay desktop PCs.â€
Hitachi announced a new low cost DVD camcorder that offers widescreen 16Ã—9 video recording. The UltraVision DZMV730A DVD Camcorder will feature the new Hitachi Image Engine that they claim will provide a 20 percent improvement in video noise reduction and 20 percent longer battery life.
Without Alessandro Volta, there'd be no portable DVD players, power tools, pacemakers, or Energizer Bunny.
The official body that sets the specifications for Blu-ray has finally agreed on a standard that will allow 4K material, or ultra HD, to be stored on Blu-ray disks – after previously announcing that we'll have 4K Blu-rays by Christmas time.
Companies like Netflix, Amazon and Redbox have in the last few years transformed the home-viewing media habits of many.