On the other hand, Pioneer, Toshiba and Matsushita/Panasonic (two of the three don't play well together) had to hammer out their differences, go through a series of different working group studies, and get the 200+ members of the DVD Forum
Analog Devices Inc has introduced a 24-bit stereo audio digital-to-analogue converter (DAC) that it says is the only one on the market that meets the DVD Forum
's new 192-kHz audio sample rate standard for DVD players.
Marc Gareton, managing director of Warner Home Video and of the hardware-software alliance the DVD Forum
, bullishly predicted at the DVD trade launch Sept.
Imation is a contributing member of the DVD Forum
, which supports the HD DVD format, and the Blu-ray Disc Association, which supports the Blu-ray format.
Both the DVD Forum
and the +RW Alliance have maintained their approach to write-once and rewritable DVD is best for the consumer.
Companies involved in the two groups all belong to the DVD Forum
, an official standards-setting body for DVDs.
Imation is a member of the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) and DVD Forum