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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 Super DVD Writer can create DVD+R DL (Double-layer) discs at 4x speeds, making it easier for users to take full advantage of the benefits of 8.
The Iomega(R) Super DVD Writer delivers a richer user experience and looks great on the desktop.
Consumers massively embraced the DVD video format and now want to create their own DVDs," says Cor Saris, CEO of Philips Optical Storage, the business group in Philips responsible for the development and manufacture of DVD writers.
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The performance of Pioneer's DVD writers has contributed to the prominence of the DVD-R/DVD-RW format, which, according to TSR, accounted for 62 percent of the DVD writers shipped worldwide last year.
The HP Pavilion 735n desktop PC is an affordable DVD creation and video editing station, with DVD+RW/CD-RW drive (a DVD writer and CD writer combination drive) priced under $900.
a worldwide leader in digital consumer electronics and information technology, announced today its new slim external DVD writer, the SE-218BB optical disc drive (ODD) that sets the industry standard for ultra portable drives.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, a provider of digital consumer electronics and information technology, today announced the forthcoming availability of its newest external DVD writer, the SE-S084F optical disc drive.
Bosch Security Systems of Fairport, New York, has introduced the new Divar Plus, which combines a digital video recorder with a built-in DVD writer and provides advanced digital recording and multiplexing.
As they can read and write both CDs and DVDs it makes sense to add a little future-proofing to a new PC by making sure that it includes a DVD writer.
Intersil Corporation (Nasdaq:ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog and wireless networking solutions, has introduced a new family of high-speed laser driver integrated circuits (ICs) designed specifically to enable read and read/write functions in DVD Writer disk drives that support all popular CD and DVD formats.
a worldwide leader in digital consumer electronics and information technology, today announced the SH-222AB internal DVD writer with fast Lead-In that considerably reduces disc recognition time during start-up.