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disk drive

a mechanical device in a COMPUTER which records and retrieves data from a rotating magnetic or vinyl disk.
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SANYO believes that the participation of the two leaders of the US IT industry in the HD DVD Promotion Group will accelerate the synergistic conversion of the technologies they have nurtured in the PC and server industries with those from the digital consumer domain, encouraging further technology innovation and the creation of new markets," said Hiroshi Ono, General Manager of SANYO's R&D Headquarters.
Members actively administer DVD Verification Labs in each of the product categories.
In order to read this low reflective media, these discs will only be readable in DVD players/recorder that are designed to be compatible.
With the announcement of the HD DVD enhancements to its AuthorScript product lines, Sonic continues in its industry-leading role developing technology solutions for disc-based delivery and storage of digital media.
Easy to use, even for beginners, the new TSUNAMI MPEG DVD AUTHOR PRO incorporates advanced tools like frame-level cut-editing, slideshow creation with Dolby(R) Digital sound, high-quality DVD menu templates -- 40 of them, developed by Motionsim -- and DVD simulation so that users can preview their DVD at any point during the authoring process.
The report, DVD Players, Recorders, and the Next Generation , provides forecasts for unit shipments, average selling prices, and revenues by region for DVD playback and recording devices that connect to TV sets, not PCs.
As the HD DVD-R disc is based on the same disc structure as DVD discs, back-to-back bonding of two 0.
Details of these new discs will be presented at the May 11 HD DVD workshop at Media-Tech Expo 2005 in Las Vegas, U.
This complements Verbatim's strategy of being first to market with high performance DVD media.