re-recordable

re-recordable

Refers to DVD-RW and DVD+RW discs in order to differentiate them from the DVD-RAM format, because they use a different file structure. DVD-RW/+RW discs are said to be re-recordable, while DVD-RAM discs are rewritable. In practice, the terms are used synonymously. See DVD-RW, DVD+RW and DVD-RAM.
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Last year, Rice Krispies Treats took a stand for inclusivity by partnering with the National Federation of the Blind to create accessible Love Notes in the form of Braille stickers and re-recordable audio boxes.
RED tags have short-cut the process by storing all information--including a record of ambient temperature over time--on each bag's re-recordable RFID tag.
The wand is sold with 120 tactile adhesive labels, 40 nontactile adhesive labels, 60 washable re-recordable labels, and 24 reusable plastic tags for a cost of $179.
Using standard, re-recordable SDHC/SD memory cards already available everywhere, media costs become almost insignificant.
This technology enables the drive to achieve optimal initial writing performance and helps to minimize the normal deterioration of re-recordable discs due to repeated writing.
Each bear contains a 10-second re-recordable sound box that allows the sender to record a personalized message for the recipient.
Viewers will have to insert the card into their TVs in order to watch or record digital content, while broadcasters will air their shows with a special transmission signal enabling only a single, non re-recordable copy of the program to be made, the broadcasters said.
In addition to supporting DVD-R, the DVR-A04 also writes and reads DVD-RW, a re-recordable format that can also be played on many DVD video players and DVD-ROM drives for use with content that changes frequently, testing of titles before committing to DVD-R, and data storage applications such as system backups.
There are three competing re-recordable DVD formats currently available: DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, and DVD+RW.
DVD-RW--DVD-RW is officially referred to as a "re-recordable" format by the DVD Forum, but is commonly known as a rewriteable format.
The third-generation drive reads and writes four recordable formats including DVD-R (write once), DVD-RW (re-recordable), CD-R, and CD-RW, and offers up to 4.7 GB of storage capacity per DVD side.