Dual layer
DVD (sometimes explained as "digital versatile disc" or "digital video disc") is a digital optical disc storage format, invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995. DVDs ca...
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Why Facebook thinks Blu-ray discs are perfect for the data center
Facebook's hardware guru thinks Blu-ray discs might have a brighter future in the data center than in consumers' homes. We wrote on Wednesday about how Facebook has developed a prototype storage syste...
Optical disc drive
In computing, an optical disc drive (ODD) is a disk drive that uses laser light or electromagnetic waves within or near the visible light spectrum as part of the process of reading or writing data to ...
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DVD recordable
DVD recordable and DVD rewritable refer to part of optical disc recording technologies. DVD optical disc formats that can be recorded by a DVD recorder, (written, "burned"), either write once or rew...
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DVD-Video
DVD-Video is a consumer video format used to store digital video on DVD discs, and is currently the dominant consumer video format in Asia, North America, Europe, and Australia. Discs using the DVD-Vi...
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Content Scramble System
Content Scramble System (CSS) is a digital rights management (DRM) and encryption system employed on almost all commercially produced DVD-Video discs. CSS utilizes a proprietary 40-bit stream cipher a...
DVD Audio
DVD-Audio (commonly abbreviated as DVD-A) is a digital format for delivering high-fidelity audio content on a DVD. DVD-Audio uses most of the storage on the disc for high quality audio and is not inte...
Content Protection for Recordable Media
Content Protection for Recordable Media and Pre-Recorded Media (CPRM/CPPM) is a mechanism for controlling the copying, moving and deletion of digital media on a host device, such as a personal compute...
Blu-ray Disc
Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format designed to supersede the DVD format, in that it is capable of storing high-definition video resolution (1080p). The plastic disc is 120...
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AVCHD
AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video.Developed jointly by Sony and Panasonic, the format was introduced ...
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Why Facebook thinks Blu-ray discs are perfect for the data center
Facebook's hardware guru thinks Blu-ray discs might have a brighter future in the data center than in consumers' homes. We wrote on Wednesday about how Facebook has developed a prototype storage syste...
DVD recorder
A DVD recorder is an optical disc recorder that uses Optical disc recording technologies to digitally record analog or digital signals onto blank writable DVD media. Such devices are available as eith...
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DVD player
A DVD player is a device that plays discs produced under both the DVD-Video and DVD-Audio technical standards, two different and incompatible standards. Some DVD players will also play audio CDs. DVD ...
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VOB
VOB (Video Object) is the container format in DVD-Video media. VOB can contain digital video, digital audio, subtitles, DVD menus and navigation contents multiplexed together into a stream form. Files...
List of DVD recordable manufacturers
This aims to be a complete list of DVD recordable manufacturers.This list is not necessarily complete or up to date - if you see a manufacturer that should be here but isn't (or one that shouldn't be ...
Hard disk drive performance characteristics
Higher performance in hard disk drives comes from devices which have faster performance characteristics. These devices include those with rotating media, hereby called rotating drives, i.e., hard disk...
ROM Mark
In computing, ROM Mark or BD-ROM Mark is a serialization technology designed to guard against mass production piracy or the mass duplication and sale of unauthorized copies of pre-recorded Blu-ray Dis...
Dynamic Resolution Adaptation
Dynamic Resolution Adaptation (DRA) is an audio encoding specification developed by DigiRise Technology. It has been selected as the Chinese national audio coding standard and also suitable for Chi...
High definition optical disc format war
The High definition optical disc format war was between the Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD optical disc standards for storing high definition video and audio; it took place between 2006 and 2008 and was won ...
High-definition video
High-definition video is video of higher resolution and quality than standard-definition. While there is no standardized meaning for high-definition, generally any video image with more than 480 hori...
List of Blu-ray Disc recordable manufacturers
This aims to be a complete list of Blu-ray Disc recordable manufacturers.This list is not necessarily complete or up to date - if you see a manufacturer that should be here but isn't (or one that shou...
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BD-J
BD-J, or Blu-ray Disc Java, is a specification supporting Java ME (specifically the Personal Basis Profile of the Connected Device Configuration or CDC) Xlets for advanced content on Blu-ray Disc and ...
Blue laser
A blue laser is a laser that emits electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength between 360 and 480 nanometres, which the human eye sees as blue or violet.Blue beams are produced by helium-cadmium gas ...
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China Blue High-definition Disc
China Blue High-Definition (CBHD; Chinese: 中国蓝光高清光盘; alternatively "China High Definition DVD") is a high definition optical disc format announced in September 2007 by the Optical Memory National ...
Netblender
Netblender US based company that produces and develops software for creators of Blu-ray high definition media. Based in Alexandria, Virginia and founded in 2005 Netblender's primary product is the DoS...
Sony BDP-S1
The Sony BDP-S1 is a first generation Blu-ray Disc (BD) player, first released in North America. It was originally scheduled for release in the United States on August 18, 2006 with a MSRP of $999.95....
PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the successor to PlayStation 2, as part of the PlayStation series. It competes with Microsoft's Xbox...
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User operation prohibition
The user operation prohibition (abbreviated UOP) is a form of use restriction used on video DVD discs and Blu-ray discs. Most DVD players and Blu-ray players prohibit the viewer from performing a larg...
Mini Blu-ray Disc
Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format designed to supersede the DVD format, in that it is capable of storing high-definition video resolution (1080p). The plastic disc is 120...
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Blu-ray Disc Founders
The Blu-ray Disc Founders (BDF) group was a collection of technology firms working together to develop and support the Blu-ray Disc. It was founded on May 20, 2002, and later became the Blu-ray Disc A...