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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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That left only Viacom's Paramount Pictures and General Electric's Universal Pictures as exclusive supporters of HD DVD.
Verbatim/MKM is a general member of the HD DVD Promotion Group and a charter member of the DVD Forum.
Our HD DVD players not only play back approximately 800 HD DVD titles available worldwide and deliver an entirely new level of entertainment but also enhance the picture quality to near high definition on legacy DVD titles by all studios.
HD DVD is the next generation, post-DVD standard for high capacity, high definition optical discs, approved by the DVD Forum.
Toshiba plans to launch a HD DVD player in Japan this year in cooperation with some 10 Japanese movies companies which are releasing 35 titles in the HD DVD format.
The HD DVD camp has always stuck to a simple set of principles," said Ken Graffeo, executive vice president of HD strategic marketing for Universal Studios Home Entertainment, and co-president of the HD DVD Promotional Group.
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Toshiba announced a new HD DVD player for the European market, the HD-EP10.
We ultimately believe that HD DVD will become the standard, and I think you will see movement from the key consumer electronics companies in the next several months,'' said Thomas Lesinski, president of Paramount Pictures Worldwide Home Entertainment.
Making it available on HD DVD Combo Disc is a win-win proposition for those consumers passionate about watching their content in high-def while also affording them the ultimate convenience of being able to watch the same movie on every home or portable DVD player they own.
We are pleased with the consumer acceptance of our HD DVD players in the market," said Jodi Sally, Vice President of Marketing, Toshiba's Digital A/V Group.
Driven by major spring marketing efforts which brought standalone HD DVD players down to an industry first $299, dedicated HD DVD CE players experienced an astounding 183 percent quarterly increase.