Matsushita anticipates only modest uptake of high definition players for 2010

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According to a report in DigiTimes, Matsushita predict that although blue-laser optical disc drive sales account for only 5% of the total today, by 2010 it could well be 20-30%. By ‘blue laser’ they…

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Predicting future is a dicey business, but I like the way you approach it: “There is probably no doubt … but on the other hand …” :slight_smile: 20-30% of the worldwide market? That would be pretty good. DVD players had 27% of the U.S. DVD+VCR player market in their fourth year. I’m sure the worldwide number was lower than that (think tens of millions of VCD players that were catching on in China at the time).