It looks like another manufacturer of optical media players will be launching multi-format devices which will play and record to both Blu-ray and HD-DVD as well as standard DVD and CD formats.More info at DailyTech.
Ricoh has just announced at Interopto 2006 that it is developing a set top Blu-ray and HD-DVD hybrid player which we should expect to see on store shelves by the end of 2007 followed by a recording device.
Ricoh to launch Blu-ray/HD DVD combo drive
Posted on Tuesday, Aug 01 2006 @ 01:45 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Ricoh is working on a Blu-ray and HD DVD hybrid player: