Toshiba Develops 45-Gbyte HD DVD Disc
Memory-Tech and Toshiba announced that they have developed plans for a three-layer, 45-Gbyte HD DVD disc.Memory-Tech Corp. and Toshiba said late Tuesday that they have developed plans for a three-layer, 45-Gbyte HD DVD disc. The super-high-density HD disc is constructed from a double-layer disc attached to a single-layer disc, according to Memory-Tech. The two companies did not release a timetable for the discs production.
Toshiba and its HD DVD disc are locked into a format war between it and Blu-Ray, led by Sony Corp. Both sides are in discussions to try and hammer out a compromise standard for the next generation of discs, although some reports have said that the balance is shifting in favor of Blu-Ray.