The betamax comparison is apt, reibstein suggests, but argues that the blu-ray/hd-dvd format battle will resemble the skirmishes between microsoft’s windows operating system and apple’s macintosh platform in the early days of the pc industry. For more information about blu-ray (not blue ray, blu-ray, or blu-ray dvd), sony pictures home entertainment is the apes / conquest of the planet of the apes / battle for the planet of the. Afterwards, sony pioneered the blu-ray format, and with support from companies like philips, apple, dell, and panasonic, the format was established by the collective blu-ray disc association toshiba pioneered the hd dvd format, which had backing from companies like microsoft and was established by the dvd. Like blu-ray, hd-dvd uses 405 nm blue laser, but it has more similarities with the dvd format the numerical aperture of the lens is the same as on the case of the dvd, such as the protective.
And in our high-definition gallery (left) you can see blu-ray discs playing from a sony ps3 on a selection of our award-winning lcd and plasma screens from panasonic and pioneer. Hd-dvd versus blu-ray disc (bd) here is a summary of hd-dvd versus blu-ray, the two primary media formats vying to replace dvd the dvd forum is developing hd-dvd, and the blu-ray disc association is developing blu-ray. Case summary overview of the 5 year dvd format war between hd- dvd and blu-ray the war was due to the the members of dvd forum failing to unify their standards and reaching a consensus on the next generation technology. Sony has emerged as a winner in the high definition and high density dvd format war and the battle between hd dvd and blu-ray is finally over the famous japanese multinational conglomerate manufacturing company, toshiba corporation has officially announced that it will discontinue its hd dvd business and has decided it will no longer develop, manufacture and market hd dvd players.
The betamax comparison is apt, reibstein suggests, but argues that the blu-ray/hd-dvd format battle will resemble the skirmishes between microsoft’s windows operating system and apple’s. The major difference between blu-ray/hd dvd and dvds is capacity -- that is, both blu-ray and hd dvd can store more information than current dvds on the same size 12cm optical disc we're all. Toshiba corp, creator of the hd dvd, dropped out of the battle tuesday over the next generation of movie-disc technology and conceded to sony's rival blu-ray format. The high-definition movie disc battle between hd dvd and blu-ray disc can be traced all the way back to 2000, when companies began experimenting with using new blue lasers in optical disc systems.
Tokyo (cnn) -- toshiba said tuesday it will no longer manufacture hd dvds, effectively ending the long-running battle with the rival blu-ray for a dominant high-definition format people watch a demonstration of hd dvd at the 2008 international consumer electronics show in las vegas. The definition of the new technology for the next generation video format passed through several stages in a competition between two different standards and companies: sony and toshiba, with blu ray and hd dvd respectively. As the battle between toshiba's hd dvd and sony's blu-ray formats still continues, another weapon has been developed, one which will be used in sony and panasonic devices in order to get content. The blu-ray / hd dvd spat is in many ways reminiscent of the 'high definition' audio battle between dvd-audio (pioneered by toshiba) and sacd (headed up by sony / philips.
Yes there isn’t a day passing by or we can report about the ongoing battle between hd-dvd and blu-ray today we can report that the ceo of sony, howard stinger has called the battle between hd. Here's how it will work: consumers buying any of toshiba's hd dvd players between november 1st 2006 and february 28 2007 will receive a mail-in order form, redeemable for three free hd dvd discs. Consumer electronics maker toshiba corp said on monday it is slashing prices of its hd dvd format players by between 40 to 50 percent as major hollywood studios move to embrace sony corp's blu-ray. Toshiba corp is planning to give up on its hd dvd format for high definition dvds, conceding defeat to the competing blu-ray technology backed by sony corp , a company source said on saturday. The war between blu-ray and hd-dvd is evolving into a battle that is being fought behind the scenes the idea that the consumer will be the one to decide the winner of the format war is an illusion.
Hd dvd and blu-ray - a format battle with only one winner abstract the high-density disc formats hd dvd and blu-ray are both aiming to become the digital versatile disc) and is mainly supported by toshiba the second one is named blu-ray disc (bd) and is mainly supported by sony. As it did in the rivalry between vhs and betamax in the 1980s, the pornography industry could play a significant role in determining which of the two blue-laser dvd formats -- blu-ray disc and hd. Standard to define the next generation of video storage technologies, a stage was rather set for a high risk battle between two new high definition (hd) formats, blu-ray and hd-dvd thus the war started due to the failure of the companies belonging to the dvd forum to settle on an agreed standards. Some of the early blu-ray players, however, will support 1080p, and as a result the format has won support among many high-def aficionados as the most truly high-def of the two high-def dvd formats.
On one side is hd-dvd, a format created by toshiba and nec on the other side is blu-ray, created by sony, matsushita, and philips each format has significant backing, and the first consumer units are scheduled to be released within months. Blu-ray had more studio support as i recall at one point disney, sony pictures, and 20th century fox were blu-ray exclusive, while warner and paramount supported both (paramount eventually dropped blu-ray for what was believed to be a significant payment from toshiba and/or microsoft), and universal was hd dvd exclusive. The high definition variants of the standards definition dvds – blu-ray and hd-dvd from sony and toshiba respectively, claim high-end performance and a major up-grade from the standard definition dvd.