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JVC intros first dual-layer, single sided DVD-RW

updated 04:50 pm EDT, Fri August 31, 2007

JVC Single-Side DVD-RW DL

JVC on Friday released the world's first rewritable disc to feature dual layers on a single side, mimicking some movie DVDs and allowing users to write up to 8.5GB of uninterrupted data. The breakthrough brings the physical size of a dual-layer DVD in line with single-layer counterparts while permitting as many as 1000 complete burns. A new hard-coating technique will also apply to every disc to protect them against flaws that frequently ruin ordinary DVDs: the new method is 150 times tougher than normal discs and essentially guarantees resistance against typical scratches, smudges, and even static electricity, JVC says. Current DVDs can be recorded at 2X speed.

No mention has been made of when the discs will be in stores, though JVC notes that writing to the single-sided 8.5GB storage will require DVD drives that fit the DVD-RW for DL 2.0 spec, which are coming soon to the market but aren't yet available.



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  1. imagine engine

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    Great news!

    This is great news. I've always felt it was a waist of money buying dual layer DVD disks and not having the option to format over old media no longer needed.

  1. Jeronimo2000

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    probably pricey

    I concur, this is good news... I've wasted so many DL DVD-R blanks by failed burns, it's not even funny anymore. Would like to know how much these DL DVD-RW will cost.

    What REALLY needs to happen next ist that the price of standard DL DVD-R has to come down to reasonable levels...

  1. BelugaShark

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    DVD is yesterdays

    technology, blueray is where my dollar is going.

  1. barrett63

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    SecondLife DVD Maker

    SecondLife DVD Maker is a powerful and easy-to-use DVD Author and Burning tools . You can make your own DVD title with the movie captured by your DV or downloaded from the internet.

    http://www.vista-download.net/audio-video/dvd-software/

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