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Imation Readies HD DVD and Blu-ray Optical Media Formats

Company Will Deliver Both Formats With Scratch-Resistant Protective Coating OAKDALE, Minn., Nov. 10 -- Imation Corp (NYSE:IMN), a worldwide leader in removable data storage media, today announced it is finalizing the development of both HD DVD and Blu-ray optical recordable media, with plans to utilize its proprietary hard coat protective disc coating in the development of both formats. The...

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Panasonic Starts Pilot Production of 50-GIGABYTE Blu-ray Discs in Torrance, California

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 5 / -- Panasonic has modified its existing pilot production line for single-layer Blu-ray Discs, called BD-ROM, so that it is able to replicate dual-layer BD-ROM discs with 50 gigabytes (GB) of storage capacity. The new pilot replication line is housed within the Panasonic Disc Manufacturing Corporation of America, which is located here in Torrance, Calif. Single-layer...

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Digital Media Discs

Sony DADC Announces Global Blu-ray Disc Roll-out

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Jan. 4 / -- Sony DADC today announced its disc production plans for the new Blu-ray disc format. Beginning in late February of 2006, Sony DADC will be ready to accept orders and manufacture 25GB Blu-ray Discs on a global basis. The first production will begin in Sony's Shizuoka, Japan facility and will accommodate both local and export demand. The Sony DADC facility in Terre...

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Digital Media Discs

Memorex to Offer New High Definition DVD Disc Formats

HD-DVD and Blu-ray to Join Industry-Leading Optical Media Lineup LAS VEGAS, DIGITAL EXPERIENCE at CES, Jan. 4 /-- Memorex, the number one North American retail provider of digital media, will add the highly anticipated High Definition DVD (HD-DVD) and Blu-ray formats to its industry-leading family of recordable optical media early this year. The high definition discs will feature Memorex's...

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Optical Discs provide 2X writing speed.

Offered in 25 and 50 GB storage capacities, Blu-ray Discs stack 2 recording layers, intermediate layer and transparent cover layer into thickness of 0.1 mm. Inorganic material which is unaffected by light is utilized for recording film of write-once disc, ensuring safe, long-time storage of data. Surface treatment technology boosts disc's resistance to scratches and abrasions.

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Data Storage Equipment

Optical Libraries offer optical storage for data retention.

Utilizing 5.25 in., 30 GB optical disc technology, IBM 3996 Optical Library Models 032, 080, and 174 provide physical capacities up to 960 GB, 2.4 TB, and 5.2 TB, respectively. Model 032 features 1 drive, while Models 080 and 174 have 2 drives. Units support WORM and rewritable recording technologies in single library. Additional features include LVD SCSI interface, see-through side panel for...

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Data Storage Disks target xSeries servers.

TotalStorage DS4000 SATA Disk Express Models offer building blocks for Fibre Channel-based SANs. Users can choose from various controller models to help address varying SAN needs. Multiple DS4000 storage systems can be centrally managed from common DS4000 management console across existing LAN infrastructure.

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DVD-R can store archival images for 100 years.

Utilizing 24 karat gold in reflective layer, eFilm Archival Gold DVD-R resists effects of temperature, humidity, and oxidation. DVD-R 10 Pack is sold in protective plastic case that holds 10 DVD-R's in polypropylene sleeves. Other packaging options include 1 in. binder available with 16 DVD-R's in protective sleeves, 25 pack in cake box type spindle, and 100 pack in retail packaging.

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Solid State Disk uses NAND Flash technology.

Suited for consumer and mobile PC applications, Solid State Disk provides storage for notebook PCs, sub-notebook PCs, and tablet PCs. Free of moving parts and having minimal noise and heat emission, SSD endures extreme temperatures and humidity. Unit reads data at 57 Mbps and writes at 32 Mbps. Disk comes in 2.5 in. version carrying 16 NAND Flash devices of 4 or 8 Gbit density for 8 and 16 Gb of...

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DVD Disk features eco-friendly design.

DVD Disk incorporates polyactide-based transparent plastic for optimal heat resistance. Minute signal pits are formed using same injection molding method that is used for conventional disks. Plastic material can also be used for CDs, Blue-ray disks, and other optical disks.

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