Product Promotions Group (DPPG) is a promotions group managed by the DVD+RW
Alliance, whose purpose is to establish DVD+R/+RW as the format of choice through joint promotional activities of DVD+R/+RW products and components.
disks--when they arrive--will be compatible with today's DVD-ROM readers and DVD-Video players, or whether they will impose a requirement on manufacturers to alter their read-only drives in some way to accommodate rewritable media.
Sony Corporation and Yamaha Corporation, the developers, promoters and leaders in CD-R and CD-RW technology, are developing the next generation of optical storage technology with the DVD+RW
DVD-RW is Pioneer's evolutionary development of existing CD-RW/DVD-R technology, which became available at the end of 1999, while the alternative DVD+RW
standard was developed by Phillips and Sony.
Currently, there's an ongoing bragging contest over who has more compatibility, DVD-R/RW or DVD+RW
, with each format claiming greater numbers of models.
HP also expects its DVD+RW
disks to begin shipping at the same time, priced at USD15.
The slim external DRX-S50U burner supports 8X DVD +/- R, 4X DVD +/- R DL, 8X DVD+RW
, 6X DVD-RW, and 24X CD-R/RW.
Sony's Dual RW drives, which started shipping a year ago, were the PC industry's first combination drives to support the DVD+RW
, DVD+R, DVD-RW and DVD-R formats.
There are three competing re-recordable DVD formats currently available: DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, and DVD+RW
DVD+R--The write-once DVD+R specification is an extension of the DVD+RW
format supported by the DVD+RW
alliance: HP, Philips, Ricoh, Sony, Yamaha, Verbatim/ Mitsubishi Chemical, Dell, and Thomson.
has announced that Philips Consumer Electronics is using Divio's market-leading NW701 Digital Video (DV) video encoder-decoder (CODEC) to provide a DV input in its new DVD+RW
DVD+/-VR is supported for direct disc recording, while DVD+RW
background format eliminates the need to manually format a DVD+RW