In terms of sound quality, each HD DVD
enabled notebook computer has the capability of outputting a cinema-like audio experience, through Dolby([R]) Home Theater([TM]) or Dolby Sound Room([TM]) technology.
Established in December 2004, the HD DVD
Promotion Group is a voluntary organization dedicated to promoting development and assuring the early impact and long-term success of products and contents based on the new HD DVD
The application suite provides video playback, video editing and authoring, data mastering, and backup solutions for virtually all optical media, including HD DVDs
, DVDs, and CDs.
With more than two million HD DVD
players expected in the market in North America by the end of 2007, Universal Studios Home Entertainment is committed to expanding its portfolio of compelling HD DVD
content and further igniting consumer demand," said Craig Kornblau, President of Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Warner Home Video HD DVDs
and Blu-ray Discs offer resolution six times higher than standard definition DVDs, as well as extraordinarily vibrant contrast and color and beautifully crisp sound.
recent theatrical hit Happy Feet and the critically acclaimed films Blood Diamond and We Are Marshall will make their HD DVD
debuts in 2007.
However, Toshiba will continue to provide product support for the HD DVD
technology, he said.
Toshiba said no decision had been made but acknowledged it had started a review of its HD DVD
The company will stop making HD DVD
players and recorders, ending the battle with Blu-ray, a rival format being developed by electronics company Sony and partners, to determine the industry standard.
By adding the new HD DVD
recordable media to its current offerings, Verbatim now offers the industry's broadest range of premium-quality HD DVD
said Friday it has developed what it says is the world's first high-definition DVD drive for enabling desktop personal computers to read, and write to, HD DVD
disks as well as standard DVD disks.
Electronics company Toshiba has unveiled a standard height HD DVD
drive for the desktop PC, which can read and write to HD DVD
and to standard DVD and CD discs.
Studios have been slowly releasing titles in the United States since the first Toshiba HD DVD
player went on sale in March and the Samsung Blu-ray player followed in July.
Now, as the lead developer of Blu-ray, a next-generation high-definition optical disc format, Sony is hoping for victory over the competing HD DVD
from Toshiba America Consumer Products L.
com/reports/c90301) has announced the addition of Jockeying into Position: Future Development of Full HD after Toshiba's HD DVD
Exit to their offering.