Triple-layer 51GB HD DVD disks coming soon?

Posted on Wednesday, Jan 10 2007 @ 04:00 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Engadget reports Verbatim is working on a 51GB HD DVD disk that uses 3 layers:
Aside from upping the ante on Blu-ray's capacity by a measly 1GB (currently, at least), it's also noted that "technical feasibility" has yet to be confirmed, and that standardization wouldn't occur until Q4 of this year at the earliest, but it's a novel idea to say the least. So if you're looking to pick up an HD DVD player right this moment, and can't wait to embrace all the potential compatibility issues with a drive never made to play these newfangled, triple-layered discs, have at it -- of course, all those conflicts rely on this pipedream ever being realized.

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