Blu-ray alliance slams Intel's and Microsoft's erroneous HD DVD claims

Posted on Monday, Oct 03 2005 @ 03:01 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Last week Microsoft and Intel claimed HD DVD is the superior next-generation DVD format but backers of the Blu-Ray alliance have kicked back:
"Microsoft and Intel's announcement erroneously indicates that HD-DVD has an advantage in a number of areas," they claimed, pointing to the chip and software giants' statement that HD DVD offers a greater storage capacity than BD.
Intel and Microsoft claimed HD DVD's 30GB capacity is better than Blu-ray's 25GB capacity but they did forget one thing. The Blu-ray disc uses two layers while the BD disc only uses one layer. Read on over at Channel Register.


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