Universal Pictures supports only the HD DVD format
ODME also showed its Miniliner monoline system for CDs and DVDs and its uv bonding system for all DVD formats
For now, all of the DVD formats
have been adopted by significant computer manufacturers, each for their own reasons.
The HD DVD format
is competing with the Blu-ray format promoted by a Sony Corp.
Today, seven different DVD Format
Verification Labs are in full operation around the globe.
We are very proud of being selected by Universal to help lead efforts in extending their customer's viewing experience to the powerful new HD DVD format
," said Trevor Kaufman, CEO, Schematic.
This brings the total number of units shipped since the launch of the DVD format
to nearly 4.
The Blu-ray Disc format is competing with the HD DVD format
to become the technological standard for next-generation DVDs.
In separate statements released the same day, the four Hollywood studios voiced support for the HD DVD format
because of advanced cost performance and copyright protection.
New Line Cinema, the minimajor behind ``The Lord of the Rings'' trilogy, also announced Monday that it plans to release titles in the HD DVD format
Use a standard DVD burner to convert HD DVD format
discs straight to standard DVD media; and,
Last year's revenues increased nearly $2 billion from 2001, fueled mainly by the rapidly growing DVD format
, which also set a sales record and made major inroads in the rental arena still dominated by VHS.