Encountering the third generation of DVD format

Written by Dana Scripca

It won't last too long untilrepparttar third generation of DVD format to be unveiled. Your DVD player will play a well-performing disc with high-storage capacity. The upcoming Media-Tech Expo, Las Vegas, USA, will surely clarify this topical issue.

The upcoming Media-Tech Expo May 10–12, 2005 in Las Vegas, USA will be a crucial moment in deciding what DVD format will berepparttar 133411 succesor ofrepparttar 133412 actual DVDs. It will be HD-DVD? Orrepparttar 133413 Blu-ray Disk? Beforerepparttar 133414 end of 2005, more likely in 2006,repparttar 133415 standard format will be decided for good. The competition betweenrepparttar 133416 HD-DVD and Blu-ray is in full swing now.

The overwhelming increase of portable DVD players led to a even higher rise of DVDs industry. In 2003, almost 4 billion prerecorded DVDs were produced. This number is calculated to increase to 7 billion in 2006. The same for recordable DVDs market: DVD±R, DVD±RW. While in 2003 just 908 million disks were produced, it is estimated a double growth rate in 2004 (and about 4 billion estimated in 2006).

This year edition, from Frankfurt, manufacturing technology forrepparttar 133417 third generation of optical storage media has been debated. More than 1,400 people joined 2004 edition. At upcoming 2005 edition, concepts for replication lines and single components forrepparttar 133418 manufacturing of HD-DVD and Blu-ray Disc will be introduced. Media-Tech Expo isrepparttar 133419 leading annual tradeshow forrepparttar 133420 media manufacturing industry.

Special events recording in DVD players' age

Written by Dana Scripca

The proliferation of portable DVD players has dramatically changedrepparttar videography approach.

Digital era prompted people to make critical choices. Videotapes' life came to an end asrepparttar 133410 DVDs and DVD players appeared and replaced them by and large. To meetrepparttar 133411 emerging needs, new services and new jobs showed up, drawing out a growing industry. Preserving forrepparttar 133412 future

If you really want to preserve your touching family records (weddings, births, anniversary moments) or you really need to preserve and share your business presentations, then you should definitely transfer onto DVD formats.

Old formats have been forsaken because:

* old videotapes are much more fragile * over timerepparttar 133413 degradation is imminent * videotapes lose quality in case you make copies to try to preserve or share them, and maybe worse of them, * you arent't allowed to a easy access, play, and search.

Onrepparttar 133414 other side, with a DVD format you can:

1. watch much more conveniently on DVD players (even onrepparttar 133415 road, with portables), desktops, laptops 2. DVD menus and chapter breaks allow you to browse through scenes and jump directly to a favorite clip. DVDs may include also other materials, such as photo slide shows and computer files. And maybe best of all advanatges of digital technology: 3. each copy you make is an precise duplicate ofrepparttar 133416 original, so you can show and register your memories intorepparttar 133417 future.

In other words, you haverepparttar 133418 possibility to realize personal optimized records.

Well, who can do all these, at high standard ?

* You, by our own. If you want your video transferred onto DVD with basic menus and chapters, you should ask for services like YesVideo and HomeMovie.com. All you have to do is to send themrepparttar 133419 tapes. They are to digitize and process them into DVD format, burn them to disc, and then ship back to you what you asked for. The client is offeredrepparttar 133420 posibility to get backrepparttar 133421 tapes from a store that represents one of these services. Or, in case you don't have enough time or required skills, * A professional video production or DVD authoring facility to makerepparttar 133422 job.

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