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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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Dual-layer, single-sided DVD-R9 disc The -R or DVD Forum approach is similar for write-once DVD media.
The DVD Forum will continue to benefit consumers - and promote the growth and vitality of the consumer electronics, IT and entertainment industries - by contributing to the usefulness and versatility of DVD technologies and adding new functions, including downloading to DVD format recordable discs.
Company officials noted that they would shortly submit a proposal to the DVD Forum for the higher capacity technology.
The logo gives purchasers the confidence that the product has been verified by DVD Forum to meet the DVD-Video standard.
The Blu-Ray Disc proposal was created by a group of nine companies that include members of both the DVD Forum and the +RW Alliance.
Pioneer is lobbying the DVD Forum too, for a spec that would cover both DVD-RW's (current) video and (future) data applications.
With hot new products from camcorders to set-top boxes to media, powerhouse companies like AMC, Hitachi, Maxell, Panasonic, Ritek, Samsung, Toshiba and Victor Company of Japan (JVC) continue to raise the bar for the industry and respond to consumer demand for "Real DVD" products which comply with the formats established by the DVD Forum.
In 1999, the DVD Forum published the DVD-RAM Book 2.
Ulead is a member of the DVD Forum, participates in DVD Forum Working Groups and is a general member of the HD DVD promotion group.
today announced that it has proposed to the DVD Forum that VP6 be used as the compression technology for High Definition DVD (HD DVD).
The DVD Forum, consisting of more than 300 major consumer and computer-related companies has established the current 2.
RDVDC executive members from Hitachi, Matsushita (Panasonic), Ritek and Samsung encouraged consumers to demand only "Real DVD" - products that pass the robust format standards of the widely recognised DVD Forum.