Daily Archives: Friday, June 17, 2005
Japanese consumer electronics maker Sanyo Electric Co. has joined a group of companies led by So Sanyo has decided to embrace Blu-ray in addition to HD-DVD. Guess they don’t see any unification coming either.
A day after the announcement of a HD DVD-R disk format, Pioneer Corp. and Mitsubishi Kagaku Media Co. Ltd. jointly announced development of write-once disk for the Blu-ray Disc format.
Ken Kutaragi, who helped invent Sony Corp’s PlayStation game console, said creating a single standard for new DVDs that can store more high-definition movies and pictures than current discs is unlikely.