China and Taiwan DVD manufacturers push EVD

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Digitimes reports that several Chinese and Taiwanese companies are pushing a new optical storage format called EVD (Enhanced Versatile Disc):

An umbrella organization called the 'Advanced…

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A friend of mine recently purchased a dvd player (not PC) that does everything but wash dishes and talk to you it’s a chinese model and sells for a little over HALF of the name brands with lesser features, could be that the technology centre may swing away from silicon valley into the far east

I think it’s pointless to sell a new optical storage that is only a fraction larger than the current DVD. It may sell well in the Taiwanese & Chinese markets but I really doubt it would hit main stream across the world like DVD did.