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DVD

Digital versatile disk, digital video disk Informatics An optical disk capable of storing ≥ 4 GB of audiovisual data. Cf CD.
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DVD Forum developed the DVD-R and DVD-RAM formats; the 4.7 GB versions of which have been shipping since 1998, in 2001 they released DVD-RW.
-- CD-ROM: 32x, DVD-ROM: 10x, DVD-RAM: 2x, DVD-R: 8x.
DVD-RAM discs are traditionally housed within cartridges, which cannot be opened.
DVD-RAM is a competing but incompatible technology.
In developing the new high-capacity DVD-RAM discs, Maxell utilized optical thermal simulation to optimize the crystallization and diffusion speed of the phase-changed recording layer.
JVC's DVD-RAM Libraries are targeted for a wide variety of professional applications requiring backup of images and audio and video recordings.
DVD-RAM is a next-generation version of DVD that permits recording.
Super AllWrite is a compatibility standard which allows the DVD burner to write to any disc media, including DVD+/-(R/RW), DVD-RAM and Double Layer, while Lightscribe is a technology that uses the laser in compatible drives to 'draw' high quality images on the top of specially produced discs.
The study also indicated that devices using the DVD-RAM format currently make up the majority of sales of consumer DVD recorders -- a trend the RAM Promotion Group feels will continue into the future.