Daily Archives: Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Toshiba slams Blu-ray/ HD DVD convergence claims

Claims that moves to unify the two key competing HD video disc formats are progressing to a successful conclusion are “unfounded and erroneous”, Toshiba said today. OK, maybe they’re not such gracious losers.

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DVD format talks lean to Blu-ray, source says

Talks between Japan’s Sony and Toshiba to unify next-generation DVD formats are leaning toward a disc structure supported by Sony, a source close to the matter said Tuesday.

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Well, I have to say it – congratulations to Toshiba, NEC, and Sanyo…

…for knowing when to admit they’re beat. Sony, Toshiba to agree on new DVD format Both sides have indicated that a new, unified format will use Sony’s technology for recording information onto an optical disk while Toshiba will supply software … Continue reading

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