Walt Disney supports Sony's Blu-ray standard

Posted on Thursday, December 09 2004 @ 17:15 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Walt Disney Co. said on Wednesday it would support the Blu-ray standard for next-generation DVDs backed by Sony Corp., but kept open its options for a rival format championed by Toshiba Corp.

Sony, Dell Inc. and several other giants of the electronics and computer industries developed Blu-ray technology. Toshiba, with NEC Corp. and Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd., is backing a competing standard dubbed HD DVD.

More information over at Reuters

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