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Running head: HD-DVD VERSUS BLU-RAY 1 HD-DVD VERSUS BLU-RAY TONIA CRANFORD CIS 512 ADV COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE DR. ROMY LU MAY 23, 2016
HD-DVD VS. BLU-RAY Abstract When we speak about new optical disc that was formatted we are talking about what is called today Blu-ray Disc it was developed by the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA). They are well known to be the world's leading consumer in the areas of such that includes electronics, personal computer as well as media manufacturers. Enabling rewriting and recoding along with playback that was formatted for high-definition videos (HD).This also includes the help in the areas of storage of huge amounts of data. Blu-ray can store up to 25 gigs bytes on a single-layer disc along with 50 gig bytes on a dual-layer disc this storage when compared to DVD it outweighs by far. With this type of storage along with advance video and audio codec’s, this would give customers an experience that would be overwhelming and unpredictable in HD. When it comes to high definition there is only two formats of DVDs. HD DVD is one it was designed in the year 2002. The HD DVD was designed and developed by Toshiba and NEC who were the first to unveil HD DVD products in 2006. When HD DVD first hit the market HD DVD sales were well overwhelming leading over Blu-ray. It was believed by the analysts in the Industry market that Toshiba had lost a considerable amount $1 billion before having no discards for it in 2008. In my paper I will try to show some of the reasons to why HD-DVD format was buried due to Blu-ray, as well as to explain the great difference between the two. 2
HD-DVD VS. BLU-RAY HD-DVD and Blu-ray are the two leading front runners when it comes to high definition. Because of their competiveness, this has caused others such as VHS and Betamax to have problems in trying to survive in this market. HD-DVD and Blu-ray choose to use blue lasers instead of the red and they both have the options for video and audio compression. Now the difference is that Blu-ray offers a great deal more when it comes to storage. Unfortunately, HD-DVD format perished they could not survive and today the Blu-ray format has overwhelming taken over as the best in HD market.

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