In addition to developing the dye, which is used on each recording layer, the two companies also produced prototype dual-layer discs and verified that they work, said Junko Furuta, a spokesperson for Toshiba in Tokyo.More info at PC World
At present, the highest capacity HD-DVD-R discs that have been standardized are single-layer 15GB discs. The two companies have already proposed the dual-layer disc to the DVD Forum standards body with the hope that approval will come by the end of this year, Furuta said.
Toshiba and Clariant collaborate on 30GB recordable HD-DVD
Posted on Monday, August 08 2005 @ 5:46 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Toshiba and Clariant have developed a dye to create dual-layer recordable HD-DVD discs with a capacity of 30GB.