A look at the Blu-Ray next-gen DVD standard

Posted on Wednesday, August 10 2005 @ 3:40 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
With the entertainment industry showing an amazing amount of keenness in adopting HDTV, traditional storage media (DVDs and CDs) just can’t keep up with the requirements in terms of capacity; a 2-hour HDTV video can easily fill up a whopping 25GB of space. This is equivalent to roughly five times the capacity of a single layer DVD of today. Imagine having to keep five DVDs for each movie in your collection, and you will realize just how quickly that disc rack can fill up. Read on at CoolTechZone.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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