Divx: Gone, But Not Forgotten
- Dual-Layer DVD Drives To Spur Category. Olenick, Doug // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;3/22/2004, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p6
This article reports on the plan of companies to launch dual-layer DVD drives in 2004. These Plus R formatted drives will burn to newly developed blank media that has two layers of recordable substrate that can hold 8.5 Gigabit of data or double the current capacity. Sony was the first vendor to...
- Dual-Layer DVD Recorders Expected In '04. Palenchar, Joseph // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;11/24/2003, Vol. 18 Issue 24, p1
Announces the introduction of DVD-recording drives and decks that write to dual-layer write-once DVD in 2004. Plans of the DVD+RW Alliance; Recorder to be launched by Philips; Launching plans of Hewlett-Packard; Limitations of existing DVD+R recorders.
- Divx debuts at CES. // Discount Store News;1/26/98, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p31
Presents information about the debut of Divx, a video rental and sales company, developed by Digital Video Express. Sales of special digitally encrypted DVDs as the premise behind Divx; Details on Divx; Response of CE and software manufacturers on the announcement of Divx format.
- DVD vs Divx: The debate endures. Reece, Doug // Billboard;02/28/98, Vol. 110 Issue 9, p63
Reports on the Digital Entertainment Summit held in February 1998 where the debate between digital video disk (DVD) technology and Divx technology was the main topic. Limitations of Divx technology; Increased sales of DVD in consumer markets; The need for recordable DVD and a lower price for...
- Wearable technology event opens business. // Electronics Weekly;3/31/2004, Issue 2140, p5
A wearable computer event organised by the London Technology Network (LTN) has spawned several potential business-academic partnerships. Called Assessing the Challenges and Opportunities of Wearable Technologies, the LTN's meeting brought together academics from the Royal College of Art and...
- DVD+RW Units Slated For '01. Olenick, Doug // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;12/04/2000, Vol. 15 Issue 28, p1
Announces plans by Hewlett-Packard Co., Royal Philips Electronics NV, and Ricoh Corp. to start shipping rewritable digital versatile disc (DVD+RW) devices by the summer of 2001. Demonstration of a DVD+RW PC drive and home recorder at the 2000 Comdex show in Las Vegas, Nevada; Backward...
- 3 firms break ranks on DVD format. Bournellis, Cynthia // Electronic News;08/18/97, Vol. 43 Issue 2181, p1
Reports on the decision of some companies who are part of the DVD Forum to leave the industry group in order to pursue other specifications for DVD-RAM, a high-capacity rewritable disc that may replace CD-ROMs, music CDs and video tapes. Proposal of Sony of Japan, Hewlett-Packard of America and...
- HP, Philips Push RFID Standard. // Electronic News;9/19/2005, Vol. 51 Issue 38, pN.PAG
Reports on the partnership between Hewlett-Packard and Royal Philips Electronics to speed the adoption of the latest global radio frequency identification (RFID) standard. Purpose of the RFID standard; Industries targeted by the effort; Statement from Christophe Duverne, VP of marketing and...
- Frederick Kish, 33. // Technology Review;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p122
Focuses on Frederick Kish of Hewlett-Packard credited for the invention of light-emitting diodes (LED), solid-state devices that do not burn out. LED venture formed between HP and Philips to compete with conventional lighting; Kish's role in convincing customers to use LED in different devices.