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Archive of posts tagged Universal Disk Format (UDF)

CD-E: Call It Erasable, Call It Rewritable, But Will It Fly?

This article was the first serious public look at the technical aspects of and market potential for CD-ReWritable (CD-RW). Known during its development as CD-Erasable (CD-E), CD-RW is an interesting chapter in the history of optical storage and, fanciful expectations of its promoters aside, continues to endure, long outliving most of its contemporaries.

Sony Uncorks Optical Disc Archive System

Sony Corporation announced that it will begin shipping its Optical Disc Archive (ODA) storage system across the Asia Pacific region in October 2012.

In DVD’s Own Image: DVD-Recordable Technology and Promise

This article was the first serious public look at the technical aspects of and market potential for DVD-Recordable (DVD-R). Some thirteen years later, it’s gratifying to see that DVD-R became, and indeed still remains, a beloved and universal means for enjoying, distributing, storing and archiving just about everything digital.

StorageQuest Launches Optical Volume Manager

StorageQuest Inc. announced its new Optical Volume Manager (OVM) software for managing automated Blu-ray, DVD, CD, MO, UDO and PDD storage libraries.

Easy3D Launches for Blu-ray 3D Authoring

Pico House Co., Ltd. announced that it has launched its new Easy3D software for authoring Blu-ray 3D titles. According to the statement, Easy3D is a straightforward tool for creating Blu-ray 3D video discs from AVCHD files, such as those output by an NLE system or Panasonic’s AG-3DA1 full HD 3D camcorder. After selecting the source [...]

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.

First 3X DVD-ROM Disc Produced with DCA Equipment

Doug Carson & Associates announced that the first 3X DVD-ROM disc was successfully mastered and replicated using its formatting software at Sonopress’ North Carolina facility.