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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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Photo: If all goes according to plan, movies will soon be r eleased on DVDs - digital videodiscs the size of a CD.
The first digital videodisc products, based on a standard that has been defined by the world's largest consumer electronics and computer makers, will begin to reach the market later this year.
BUSINESS WIRE FEATURES)--May 8, 1996--A recent survey on digital videodiscs (DVD), the consumer electronics industry's most innovative and highly-anticipated new-tech product since the compact disc, shows that the product has already achieved a high level of visibility in the marketplace, even though DVD won't reach stores until late fall or next spring.
LAS VEGAS Despite industrywide projections not too long ago that 250 movie titles would be released on digital videodisc when the format bowed, it now appears that only a few dozen, at most, will hit store shelves when the hardware is released this spring.
HOLLYWOOD For the first time in a long while, industry analysts, manufacturers and studios are in agreement about digital videodisc.
Compact discs (CDs) and digital videodiscs (DVDs) have become the de facto standards for media storage and playback for millions of consumers and businesses around the world.
Digital videodiscs (DVDs) and high definition televisions (HDTVs) are driving the growth in this industry as more consumers purchase large-screen, rear-projection TVs to create a home theater experience.
asked federal judges in New York and Connecticut on Friday to grant injunctions against three people they say illegally obtained the encryption codes on digital videodiscs.
The $3 million goes toward digitally restoring and encoding the tapes, which allows for video streaming on the Internet and the creation of digital videodiscs," says Hero.
Digital videodiscs, or DVDs, provide electronic access to entire movies.
Part of the synergies from the deal include: Abacus and AAV are using their enhanced buying power to deal with equipment suppliers, a few AAV engineers and execs have been to South Africa to impart their skills and knowledge, and both entities are looking to move into manufacturing digital videodiscs.

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