Philips to add DVD-RW support in new chipsets
Intresting news today as Digitimes
target=_new>reports that Philips will introduce dual format (NOT dual
layer) chips early 2004. Philips is member of the DVD+RW alliance, a group
of companies that promotes this format and has till now only supported the
DVD+RW format and marketed it as the ultimate single format solution.
Unfortunately for Philips is the market heading for the dual format
DVD recorders and the company has decided to also add DVD-RW support. Earlier
Pioneer, which till then only supported DVD-RW did the same and added DVD+RW
support to their drives and chipsets.
src="http://www.cdfreaks.com/contentimages/newsimages/1126026421" align=right border=0>The
In addition to Philips, other major
Marketing wise this must be a hit for the DVD+RW
alliance as it could till now always boost that there were companies that were
manufacturing only DVD+RW products and no company that was manufacturing only
DVD-RW products. Also vote in target=_new>our poll which format you are using the most.You can find the
poll at the left bottom on our frontpage.
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