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DVD: The next generation battle may be over

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DVD: The next generation battle may be over

While neither Sony’s Blu-ray nor Toshiba’s HD-DVD have become the clear winner, consumers definitely lose.

A potential compromise two months ago, where Sony’s Blu-ray disc format and Toshiba’s playback and copyright management software would represent the next generation of blue laser DVD players, fell apart.

Toshiba thinks its format, one that can be made on existing DVD production lines, should be the new standard. Sony thinks its higher capacity format Blu-ray will be a necessary as high-definition media content grows in size in the future.

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