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DVD

abbrevation for digital video disk, an optical computer disk that is used to digitally store large graphic and video content in two layers (gold and silver). A DVD can hold many gigabytes of information. Commercial DVDs contain entire motion pictures or other video data. Compare compact disc.

DVD

Digital versatile disk, digital video disk Informatics An optical disk capable of storing ≥ 4 GB of audiovisual data. Cf CD.

DVD,

n the acronym for digital versatile disk or digital video disk. A high-density compact disk for storing large amounts of data, especially high-resolution audio-video material.
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7GB DVD+RW drives into production immediately and, thereby, establish their competitive advantage over DVD-RAM.
Sonic DLA packet-writing software that enables users to format, drag-and-drop or delete files on DVD+RW or CD-RW discs similar to a hard drive or floppy disk;
It's estimated both the DVD-RW and DVD+RW discs have the ability to be re-recorded more than a thousand times.
DVD-RAM, DVD+RW, and DVD+R offer a combination of recording solutions that make them suitable for both computer and video storage.
The new Philips DVD+RW video recorders are at the forefront of consumer-targeted technology," said Isaac van Kempen, vice president of marketing at Divio Inc.
The format verification laboratories test newly developed DVD+R, DVD+R DL and DVD+RW discs from media manufacturers to verify that read and write performance comply with the standard specifications.
With forecasted DVD+RW disc sales of approximately 206 million by 2005, we are well-positioned to satisfy future demand," said Dr.
Rewritable DVD offers three format choices: DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, and DVD+RW.
Random access time: 160 ms (CD-ROM), 200 ms (DVD-ROM) -- Buffer memory: 2 MB -- Buffer under-run error protection technology: Sony Power-Burn conformed -- Recording method (CD): Disc at Once, Track at Once, Session at Once, Packet Writing(DVD): Random Access Write (DVD+RW/DVD-RW/CD-RW), Sequential Write (DVD+R/+RW, DVD-R/-RW/CD-R/RW) Compatible disc format: DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD-R, CD-ROM, CD-DA, Video CD, Photo CD (multi-session), CD TEXT, CD Extra, and others -- Availability - December 2003 -- Estimated Selling Price - $270 Sony DRX-530UL DVD/CD Rewritable Drive -- Hi-Speed USB (USB2.
HAL: I'm pleased to see that rewritable DVD+RW was finally released.
Easy to install inside a PC, the HP DVD-writer dvd100i drive enables users to create DVDs from their own videos using the DVD+RW format.