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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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An acronym for digital versatile disc, DVD is indeed highly adaptable, with five different physical formats for (1) feature-length motion pictures, (2) audio, (3) read-only data, (4) write-once, read-many data, and (5) rewritable data.
sales of DVD - or digital versatile disc - products.
"It brings all the features and performance of a desktop PC to the notebook space, including lightning-fast 3D acceleration, superior video editing capability, smooth DVD (digital versatile disc) playback, integrated TV-out, multi-monitor support, and the ability to run the latest high-power video games as well as the industry's most graphics-intensive applications."
Pioneer said it sees a slower-than-expected rise in sales of such products as cable TV terminals and digital versatile disc (DVD) recorders.
These days back catalogue issues on the digital versatile disc format include Frank Capra's classic It's A Wonderful Life, starring James Stewart.
TAG McLaren Audio, the audio electronics division of TAG McLaren Group, has selected National Semiconductor's DVD-on-a-chip technology for its new high-end consumer digital versatile disc (DVD) player.
This room for manoeuvre granted to right-holders is deeply controversial, the electronics industry fearing the provision may lead right-holders to block all copies, including private copies, thus destroying at a stroke the market for DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) recorders/players, destined to replace video recorders.In response to the fears expressed by authors, EACEM claims there are now technical means available for limiting copies.
Another innovative advance fitted to the latest Jaguar saloon and sports car line-up is the Coventry company's Digital Versatile Disc - a satellite navigation system which it claims has significant advantages over conventional CD-ROM systems.
Here are a few of the choice items currently on the market: four-inch-thick, near-flat TVs that are thin enough to hang on your wall; the recently introduced Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) that can hold a movie plus additional information (and may eventually put an end to CDs and VCRs) and DVD players.
We have teamed up with Philips and Warner Home Video to offer a lucky reader the opportunity to win a DVD (digital versatile disc) player, worth pounds 550.
Up-to-the-minute machines are now using DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) drives, which can store huge amounts of data on one disc and will also run CD-ROMs.
Since that name implied that DVD was restricted to movies on video, the technology was late promoted as Digital Versatile Disc in press releases.

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