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Optical Storage Technologies, CD & DVD:
Optical Storage can include the following
mediums: CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW; DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RAM; Solid State;
Magneto-Optical (MO); PD; WORM & Holographic.
targets pros with blue laser drives CNET News.com (4/7/2003).
Engineering Times - Asia - Taiwan joins optical-disk IP fray: The
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) of Taiwan last week
detailed two optical-disk formats - developed with Taiwanese suppliers
- which it has submitted to the DVD Forum for consideration as
industry standards for high-definition DVD recording disks based on
Taiwanese companies hold
50 percent of the world market for CD-ROM drives and 40 percent of the
market for DVD-ROM drives, said Der Ray Huang, deputy general director
of ITRI and director general of AOSRA. But most of the associated IP
"is owned by European and Japanese companies, [and] Taiwanese
companies have to pay royalties to those companies," Huang said.
"The purpose of AOSRA is to invent IP for new formats."
Technology Research Institute - Taiwan
- News Releases -OES-led Alliance announced New HD-DVD Format:
(TAOSRA) to announce specifications for a new high-definition
digital versatile disc (HD-DVD) format. (11-14-02)
- Conferences -8th DVD Conference in Asia: Date: April 18,
2003, 9:00 AM - 4:40 PM.
- From www.ExtremeTech.com
User Forums: Storage - Protein-based
DVD's with 198GB capacity - Florida
International University Media Release: "Protein is typically
regarded in chemical, biological and nutritional terms. In the near
future, however, it will assume a new context: a medium to store vast
amounts of data." (3-18-03)
The Next Generation in Storage Technology and Imaging - Site
is down (3-23-03)!
UDO - Ultra Density Optical Information (12/15/2002).
Optical Storage Digest' 2001
- Mini (80mm) CD-R Media
Technologies what is holographic storage
and Windows 2000 allow booting from IEEE 1394
Hard Disks as long as the Boot BIOS presents IEEE 1394 Drives in
a manner consistent with current Bootstrap
drivers that support partitioned media should support all Windows
partition types, which include but are not limited to FAT16,
FAT32, and NTFS, plus UDF 1.5 and 2.0 for CD
Global Compact Disk - Recordable
Technologies, Inc.: Via Storage
- Optical Disk Drive Chips
The Future of Data Storage Technologies (June 1999).
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