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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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The DVD+RW Alliance also will provide a 20-minute presentation on the superior benefits of the DVD+R/+RW format at 1 p.
In an effort to evaluate providing support for writable DVD and other digital media formats, Microsoft has decided to join the DVD+RW Alliance as a core member," said Tom Phillips, general manager of Microsoft's Windows Hardware Experience Group.
The new media is fully compatible with the DVD+R DL standard endorsed by the DVD+RW Alliance and incorporates the Double-Layer DVD+R technology developed through the collaboration of Verbatim's parent company, Mitsubishi(R) Kagaku Media (MKM) and Philips.
In joining the DVD+RW Alliance, we will be working with other industry leaders to contribute to the goal of rapidly bringing the benefits of recordable DVD technology to consumers in an easy-to-use format," said Timothy Vehling, senior marketing director, Home Media Products at LSI Logic.
Software to be Unveiled in DVD+RW Alliance Pavilion #8141, Central Hall
About two dozen manufacturers have announced plans to introduce new DVD recorders using the DVD+R/+RW recording format, the DVD+RW Alliance announced today.
MedioStream's All-in-One integrated DVD solution will be shown, by invitation only, to the media and OEMs at the DVD+RW Alliance booth # 8141 located in Central Hall.
Demonstrations of the dual layer DVD+R will be given at the DVD+RW Alliance booth at CEATEC JAPAN 2003, which takes place from 7-11 October in Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan.
MedioStream, a leading provider of PC-based software for recording video to DVDs and CDs, will demonstrate its DVD+RW Video Recording (DVD+VR) support for DVD+RW recordable drives at the DVD+RW Alliance Asia Pacific Seminar, to be held in Tokyo, Japan on July 10, 2002.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced several new models of its redesigned ThinkCentre desktop line, as well as one of the industry's first DVD burners to support all recordable DVD formats endorsed by the DVD Forum and DVD+RW Alliance.
Bos, steering committee chairman of the DVD+RW Alliance.
Ahead Software is a member of the RW Products Promotion Initiative, (RWPPI), the DVD+RW alliance, the Optical Storage Technology Association, (OSTA), and the MPEG Industry Forum, where it takes an active part in MPEG-4 interop testing.