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PoINT Releases SDKs for Blu-ray, CD and DVD Recording

PoINT Software & Systems GmbH announced that the new versions of its Blu-ray, CD and DVD recording software development kits (SDK) are compatible with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Imation and ENCRYPTX to Offer Secure Optical Media

Imation Corp. announced it has partnered with ENCRYPTX Corporation (a BeCompliant Company) to develop and market secure CD-R, DVD-R and Blu-ray optical media with EncryptDisc technology from ENCRYPTX.

Verbatim Launches BD-R LtH Printable Discs

Verbatim Europe announced that it is introducing Blu-ray Disc Recordable (BD-R) ‘LTH Type Printable’ media, which offer 25GB of storage capacity with a 2x burn speed as well as a wide inkjet-printable surface. According to the statement, this is the latest product suitable for recording films in high definition, backing up large amounts of data [...]

Windows Explorer Freezes With BD-R Discs

Microsoft issued a support note detailing a problem with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 in which Windows Explorer may stop responding when a recordable Blu-ray Disc (BD-R) is inserted into the Blu-ray drive.

DIGISTOR Enters Blu-ray Media Market

DIGISTOR announced the availability of its DIGISTOR brand of Blu-ray Disc (BD) recordable and rewritable media. According to the statement, DIGISTOR is now shipping 25GB 4X BD-R and 25GB 2X BD-RE (shiny silver or white printable surface) and is expected to announce its 25GB 6X BD-R and 50GB BD-R within the coming months.

Verbatim Showcases Products at CeBIT 2010

Verbatim Europe announced that it will unveil its portfolio of products for 2010 at CeBIT in Hanover, Germany, from the 2nd to the 6th of March. According to the statement, in the Planet Reseller area at booth D26, external hard drives with the new USB 3.0 standard will be on display, together with innovations such [...]

Creative Group Uses JVC Blu-ray Combo Recorder

JVC Professional Products, division of JVC U.S.A., announced that Creative Group, a post-production facility based in New York City, is using the JVC SR-HD1500 Blu-ray Disc (BD) and HDD combo recorder to produce HD dubs of projects for its clients.

Blu-ray Important to CMC

DIGITIMES reports that CMC Magnetics’ chairman Robert Wong expects Blu-ray Disc (BD) shipments to comprise 10% of his company’s revenues in Q2, rising to 20% in Q3 2010. Gross margins for BDs currently range from 30% to 40%.

Moser Baer Posts Small Q3 Profit

Moser Baer India Limited (MBIL) announced financial results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2009-2010 ended December 31, 2009.

Sony Ordering Blu-ray from Ritek Rumor

In a January 28, 2010 filing to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE), Ritek Corporation issued a statement in response to an Economic Daily News report that Sony had contract ordered a large number of Blu-ray discs from Ritek.

Pioneer BDR-205 and BDR-203 Firmware Updates

Pioneer Electronics has released new firmware for its current 12x BDR-205 and previous generation 8x BDR-203 Blu-ray Disc (BD) recorders.

Paragon Installs Lamin Six Color Press

Paragon Media announced that it has installed a new Lamin 6 color off-set disc printing press in its Seattle, WA facility. According to the statement, Paragon uses the Lamin 6 color off-set press to decorate both prerecorded discs and custom printed recordable CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs.

CMC Increases Blu-ray Manufacturing Capacity

DIGITIMES reports that CMC Magnetics’ production capacity for writable Blu-ray Discs (BD) now stands at three million pieces per month.

Ritek Contemplating BD-R/RE Expansion

DIGITIMES reports that Ritek may expand its blank BD-R/BD-RE disc manufacturing in 2010 to two or three times its current capacity of 2 million pieces per month. For more information visit: ;

DIGISTOR 5.25 Slot Load Blu-ray Writer Review

In the endless parade of “me too” products, it’s always a joy to encounter something different and even more satisfying when that something scratches a nagging itch. Such is the case with the latest Blu-ray Disc (BD) offering from DIGISTOR (a division of Sunland International).  Most notably, DIGISTOR’s new 5.25” Slot Load Blu-ray Writer (SLBW) [...]