Blu-ray Sales to Surpass DVD Sales by 2012

The path to developing scientific knowledge starts with observations. A pattern or trend is observed and then a theory is developed. Only when the theory has been tested and the numbers support the conclusion does it become accepted as scientific knowledge. Such is the case with Blu-ray. Ever since the Blu-ray disc format made its […]

Streaming vs. Blu-ray: The Battle for Movie Quality

The market for online video services is heating up with major players including Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon all competing with each other. These Streaming Video-on-Demand services offer a catalog of popular movies and TV shows for a monthly fee. With millions of households signing up for these streaming video services, why would anyone stick with […]

Blu-ray Security: A Cause for Concern?

Blu-ray is the preferred home movie format for consumers because of its amazing picture and sound quality. Movie studios love Blu-ray discs because they contain strong anti-piracy technologies that prevent people from making illegal copies of HD movies. However, recent developments have caused the security of the Blu-ray format to come under scrutiny. It wasn’t […]

What’s the Difference Between DVD Replication and Blu-ray Replication?

At first glance, a DVD disc and a Blu-ray disc look almost identical. They are the same size, shape, and very close in weight. They both store movies which can be played back on a computer, game console, or home theater system. Both DVD and Blu-ray discs can also be used for storing computer data […]

Verbatim Sets Q3 Release Date for BD-XL Media

Verbatim America made a big announcement this weekend at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company has stated that their latest and greatest optical media product, Blu-ray XL discs, will be available for sale starting in the third quarter of this year. Verbatim manufactures a wide variety of data storage products including […]