DVD-RAM finalized, high-density contenders on the way

Parker, Dana J.
July 1997
EMedia Professional;Jul97, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p13
Academic Journal
Reports that the official adoption of the version 0.9 Digital Video Disc-Random Access Memory (DVD-RAM) specification was finalized on April 14, 1997 by the DVD Consortium. Features and functions of DVD-RAM; Projected prices for Hitachi America Ltd. DVD-RAM drives; DVD Consortium companies envision of DVD-RAM; How Sony and Philips are likely to develop a competing product called, DVD-RW, to compete with DVD-RAM; Other contenders for high density rewritable optical storage.


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