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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.
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The DVD-RAM format offers consumers many features and benefits not available with other DVD recording formats," Jasionowski offered.
Today the company is focused on the widespread adoption of DVD-RAM for both consumer and vertical markets as well as for emerging platforms.
Needless to say, the DVD-RAM drive is extremely convenient as a single device because it takes on the roles of the other drives, thereby decreasing the clutter in your office.
Sony, Philips Electronics NV and Hewlett-Packard together are proposing a competing standard called DVD-RW that will not work with DVD-RAM.
Individual libraries can be configured with 1 to 24 DVD-RAM drives for online capacities ranging from 2.
MARK: Do you think that will make DVD-RAM more popular?
The Panasonic DVD-RAM media provides Dictaphone's open-architecture recording system with significant advantages over older digital and analog media -- advantages that translate into increased productivity and improved service.
I have a DVD-RAM drive, which came bundled with Software Architects' Write DVD program, which formats DVD-RAM disks and (yes) writes to them.
After having the rewritable DVD market to themselves for nearly three years, the manufacturers of DVD-RAM are going to have competition from Pioneer--the company that created the market for recordable DVD in the first place.