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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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Do you want to play the digital video disk? All the circuitry is exercised exactly the same each time.
High-definition digital video disks and Blu-Ray disks make up the latest generation of rewritable optical media.
Intersil's Elantec(TM) laser driver integrated circuits (ICs) are used to control the laser diode within Hitachi's camcorders in order to provide precise video recording and playback on digital video disks (DVDs).
As a result, the team developed the idea of digitizing the video as the rest of the system was inspected, and having the video information delivered on digital video disks (DVDs).
The two companies will set up a joint organization to distribute movies to cinemas and convert them into packaged products, such as digital video disks and video tapes for sale.
The use of two-dimensional arrays of blue VCSELs could reduce the read-out time for CDs and digital video disks and increase the scan speed for high-resolution laser printing.
The chip can be used to accelerate the reading and writing of digital video disks.
Also look for new machines for the full spectrum of specialty markets - including ones for PET preforms (see sidebar), thin-wall molding, high-speed packaging, new "digital video disks," and thermosets.
"Currently we have MPEG-2 (used with compact digital video disks), which could be considered as the de facto national standard, but how the signal is delivered by cable, satellite or TV will require different front-ends, like set-top boxes, to deliver their respective signals.
The partners would use a global positioning system (GPS) to establish the exact location of every manhole in the basin, and all of the information would be delivered on digital video disks (DVD).
Neretin, who has just completed a survey of 187 retailers with more than 12,000 storefronts, said these dealers have sold 114,000 players and 258,000 digital video disks this year.
and project partners said Tuesday they will develop technology to allow buyers of digital video disks (DVDs) to choose and purchase only those parts of the recorded data they wish to see.

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