Sony ships blu-ray 23GB Professional Disc for Data drives and media

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GristyMcFisty and Louie both used our news submit to tell us
that Sony has begun shipping its Professional Disc for Data (PDD) blue laser optical
drives and media. The PDD system,…

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Not sure if this worth it considering that dual layer DVD plus is coming plus I think 4.7 GB is enough space for backing up data at a decent cost. The media is suppose to cost $42 each, that’s an expensive solution.

blu-ray disc from Sony… anyone knows if there is industry wide acceptance and standardisation of blu-ray disc? like there is the DVD forum for DVD’s? I think everyone is allegic to more proprietary storage tecgnologies. At least these very first blu-ray stuff seems to be proprietary.