- Discs have standards, so why not drives? A look at readability from the drive side. Parker, Dana J. // CD-ROM Professional;Nov96, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p111
Focuses on the importance of the playback hardware for creating a quality compact disc-recordable (CD-R) disc. Pervasive trend of sub-standardness among CD-ROM drives; Warnings about the selection of quality CD-R media; Readability of the discs; Standards for CD; Improvement of a drive's...
- Ed sez, ROM reads it, ROM sells it. Nathans, Stephen F. // EMedia;Oct99, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p8
Focuses on a debate regarding the three different approaches to recording data on a Digital Versatile Disc (DVD)-shaped optical disc in a session at the 1999 DVD PRO conference. Efforts of the author to moderate the session; Incompatibilities of DVD-Random Access Memory (RAM) format with...
- Standards summit for digital video. // New Scientist;04/19/97, Vol. 154 Issue 2078, p25
Reports on the scheduled meeting of major electronic companies to set standard for the DVD-RAM reusable optical disks. Features and functions of DVD-RAM; Proposals being considered by the group.
- fifteen FLAVORS of DVD. Parker, Dana J. // EMedia Magazine;Jun2000, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p88
Presents information on fifteen DVD-based formats. Information on the read-only group; Versions of DVD-Recordable; Details on the controversial DVD-RAM group; Types of DVD Recording Applications Formats.
- IC vendors track DVD. Krause, Reinhardt; Cataldo, Anthony // Electronic News (10616624);7/3/95, Vol. 41 Issue 2072, p1
Reports that United States semiconductor manufacturers are moving fast to capitalize on a potential digital video disk (DVD) market. The importance of semiconductor content for DVD players; Details of a high profile DVD standards battle that has been taking place of late.
- Multiread makes its mark: 98 percent of CD and DVD drive manufacturers pledge allegiance to OSTA... Misek, Marla // EMedia Professional;Sep98, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p11
Focuses on the move of 31 compact disc and digital video disc hardware manufacturers worldwide to adopt Multiread, the optical drive specification ratified by the Optical Storage Technology Association. Background on the specification; Requirements for manufacturers to gain use of the Multiread...
- BD Live: Wireless, Content Are Key. Arnold, Thomas K. // Home Media Magazine;10/5/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 40, p1
The article discusses the recommendations of Home Media Tastemakers Forum on accessing the Blu-ray Disc (BD) Live on the Internet. Users aver that they enjoy BD Live but would use it more if they have wireless connectivity (Wi-Fi) so they would not have to check on the connecting wires. Other...
- DVD burning power tips. // Australian PC User;May2006, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p74
This article presents tips on improving the burning capacity of DVD videodisc using the freeware software called DVD Shrink. Looking at DVD-DS, it has two main functions: converting your movie files to DVD-compliant video (MPEG-2 or MPEG-1 for the adventurous) and audio (MP2 or AC-3), and then...
- MultiRead Specs and the Universal Disk Format. Jacso, Peter // Computers in Libraries;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p42
Discusses several topics related to CD-ROMs as of November 1, 1998. Rewritable compact discs; The MultiRead specifications developed by the Optical Storage Technology Association; Questions about readability of various CD-ROM types; The Universal Disk Format; What will be necessary for true...