Tag Archives: HD-DVD

Introduction of HD-DVD and Blu-ray

Jun 13th, 2010by dvdxplayer 2,523 views |Comments Off

HD-DVD and Blu-ray are heralded as the successor to the current DVD technology. Blu-ray and HD-DVD have both been developed to enable recording, playback and rewriting of high definition video and data. The key to these technologies is the blue-violet laser that is used to write the data to the disc. Read More »

Are Blu-ray and HD-DVD Discs Region Coded, Like DVDs?

Mar 08th, 2010by dvdxplayer 1,887 views |1 Comments

For Blu-ray Discs, there are three regions, designated as follows:

Region A: U.S., Japan, Latin America, East Asia (except China).

Region B: Europe, Africa, Australia, New Zealand

Region C: China, Russia, Remaining countries. Read More »

What is HD-DVD?

Jan 31st, 2010by dvdxplayer 2,242 views |Comments Off

It is Short for high definition-DVD, a generic term for the technology of recording high-definition video on a DVD. In general, HD-DVD is capable of storing between two and four times as much data as standard DVD. The two most prominent competing technologies are Blu-ray and AOD.