Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
10/12/2004

Sonic Solutions support DVD-R Dual Layer recording

Sonic Solutions has announced that it will support the forthcoming DVD-R Dual Layer recording standard across its complete line of consumer and professional applications as well as in its industry-standard AuthorScript engine.
Working closely with the leading drive manufacturers developing the DVD-R DL format, Sonic is leveraging its advanced dual layer recording technology, developed for Hollywood DVDs, to deliver the industry’s first DVD-R DL applications when the drives ship in early Q1, 2005.
DVD-R DL enables users to create DVDs that can hold up to eight hours of video or 8.5 billion bytes of data on a single recordable disc.
“Sonic has long been a partner of Pioneer’s in helping to bring the latest advances in DVD recording technology to market,” said Ryuichiro Yoshimura, General Manager of the Business Planning Department, Components Business Company at Pioneer. Sonic’s support for DVD-R DL is based on its industry-leading HyperMux DVD formatting technology which has been used by Hollywood to create the majority of the world’s professional dual layer DVDs.
Extending this technology to the DVD-R DL recording format, Sonic’s applications and software development kits are able to take advantage of the same advanced title layout, buffer management, layer-break control, and frame selection technologies used by Hollywood.
Jim Taylor, General Manager of Sonic’s Advanced Technology Group said: “With the capacity to store almost twice the content of a standard DVD, dual layer DVDs have long been the format of choice for Hollywood studios looking to deliver maximum entertainment value to consumers. Now those same consumers are using recordable DVD to back up their personal data and share their home movies and photos".
Comprehensive support for DVD-R Dual Layer across the Sonic product line will enable consumers to fit much more video, photos, and other data onto a single disc, and professional customers can create and test dual layer titles more easily before committing them to mass replication.
Sonic Solutions, www.sonic.com
(SP)
Promotion Hire

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

23/01/2015
Hague Dual Camera Support Rig To Demo At BVE 2015
Hague Camera Supports has announced its Dual Shoulder Camera Support Rig will be on display at this year's BVE show, stand F01. The solution is aimed
09/10/2006
Sonic And Macrovision Agree Custom Recording Of Secure DVDs
Sonic Solutions and Macrovision have announced a licensing agreement to provide the industry’s first comprehensive content protection solution to enab
26/03/2012
Film Streaming To Replace DVDs?
For the first time, film streaming via the internet is to overtake traditional home viewing via DVD and Blu-ray discs, so claim the experts. Dan Cryan
12/01/2012
'Don't Forget DVDs', Says BVA
The industry has been urged to not overlook discs during the soar in new delivery systems. The Chairman of the British Video Association, Charlie McAu
12/10/2011
DVDs Will Be Staying At Netflix.com
Netflix, Inc. has said it will not rename its DVD-by-mail service and that its U.S. members will continue to go to the Netflix website for both unlimi
21/01/2010
Live Custom DVDs At Broadcast Video Expo
With Datavideo Distributor Holdan, Multi Media Replication are pleased to announce the launch of a complete Live DVD solution at this years BVE 2010.
27/08/2009
Legal 'Mess' Over Underage DVDs
Anyone who sells violent video games or 18-rated DVDs to children below that age cannot be prosecuted. The legal blunder was discovered during work on
07/07/2006
First 'Shakespeare 4 Kidz' DVDs delivered by Pink Pigeon
Leading creative authoring house Pink Pigeon have produced the first ever DVDs of the 16th Century bard's plays tailored to children for the Shakespea
20/05/2005
UK emerging as key producer of pirate DVDs
New seizure figures released by the Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) indicate that the UK is becoming a key player in the production of pirat
18/11/2003
Public given Christmas warning over pirate DVDs
The Chief Executive of the Film Council has warned of the danger posed to the film industry by pirate DVD sales and of the risk of consumer disappoint
12/12/2001
QUADRILLE AUTHOR SWISS DVDs
QUADRILLE have worked closely with Redfern Animation to author eight DVD’s for the opening of the premier Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe’s new multi
24/02/2015
Atomos Implements Avid DNxHR 4K Recording In The Shogun
Atomos is to announce the implementation of Avid DNxHR 4K recording, playback, play-out and editing for Shogun at BVE 2015. Atomos also confirmed that
26/01/2015
Firmware Upgrade For Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2HD Handheld
Panasonic has announced a free firmware upgrade for its popular AJ-PX270 P2HD handheld that incorporates a new codec (AVC-Intra Class200), full HD str
05/04/2005
JVC develops world’s first single-sided, dual layer DVD-RW disc technology
JVC has developed the world’s first single-sided, dual layer DVD-RW disc technology with a maximum storage capacity of 8.5GB. The breakthrough was mad
06/03/2006
Video industry to call time on the pub pirates
According to new research more than one in five pirate DVDs are currently sold in pubs and cafés. The organisation set up to highlight the problem of