Next-Gen DVD Split By Two Competing Standards

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Next-Gen DVD Split By Two Competing Standards

There’s division in the ranks of the DVD Forum, whose steering committee will meet in New York next week to vote on a next-generation optical-disk format. “Sixty companies took part in the forum’s technical working group to develop the high-definition (HD-DVD) format, and some of them are also members of the opposing Blu-ray Disc ROM (BD-ROM) camp. Blu-ray was developed by 10 powerful consumer electronics companies, including Sony, Philips, Hitachi, Sharp and Samsung. All 10 are members of the DVD Forum’s steering committee.”

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