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Author Topic: Warner Bros. come up with a single Blu-Ray, HD-DVD and DVD compatible format  (Read 3008 times)

Carol Haynes

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Article at: http://www.vnunet.co...-hd-dvd-blu-ray-same

Basically they have patented a format that can hold both Blu-Ray and HD-DVD on one side of the disc and a standard DVD format on the flip side.

Sounds like a sensible idea to overcome the format wars and to help people know that if the format they support becomes obsolete then their collection isn't ! Plus if people don't want to upgrade no then in the future they will already have the new formats and so don't have to start replacing their library again.

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Exactly! However, will the players follow suit, or will it matter since Blu-Ray can't seem to deliver anything (yet)?

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Sounds like a good concept, but it will probably end up being like PSP's UMDs. More expensive and basically unused.