DVD Forum

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DVD Forum

A membership organization devoted to defining DVD standards for read-only, rewritable, write-once, video and audio use. Members participate in working groups to develop new standards. Based in Tokyo, Japan and founded in late 1995 as the DVD Consortium, it was renamed the DVD Forum in 1997. "Minus RW" and "Minus R" are commonly used to refer to the DVD-RW and DVD-R formats of the DVD Forum compared to the DVD+RW Alliance's DVD+RW and DVD+R. For more information, visit www.dvdforum.org. See DVD+RW Alliance, DVD Multi and DVD.
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Studios control when and where their movies are shown on DVD around the world, thanks to the DVD Consortium and the U.
These six companies were also original members of the 10 member DVD Consortium (now known as the DVD Forum).
Founded in 1995 under the original name DVD Consortium, today's membership includes more than 200 companies.
Toshiba will release the kits even if lingering issues of copy-protection remain unresolved--although the company said the DVD consortium is close to an agreement and only formalities remain.
The USTelematics products were featured alongside advanced products from such electronics brands, including Intel, LG, Samsung, JVC and the HD DVD Consortium in a series of live national TV breaking news broadcasts about emerging technology breakthroughs originating from the floor of the 2008 International CES, held this week January 7-10.
Philips and Sony, however, "will continue to support" the DVD consortium and the agreed-upon format.
OTCBB:UTLM), deploying proprietary technology and market-disruptive products at the forefront of the connected-car revolution, today announced that it has signed a contract to join with Intel, LG, Samsung, JVC and the HD DVD Consortium in a series of live national TV breaking news broadcasts about emerging technology breakthroughs originating from the floor of the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show, to be held on January 7, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Recently, a 10-company DVD Consortium, which includes
Philips, Pioneer and Sony are members of the DVD Consortium and strong supporters of the DVD format.
Lassers was a critical element to numerous media industry conventions such as REPLItech International, Electronic Entertainment Exposition, DVD Production, and the DVD Consortium.
Toshiba Corporation is one of the original founding companies of the DVD Consortium (DVD Forum), which participated in standardizing the DVD format.