CES 2014: Pioneer Shows Off Latest Blu-ray Drives

At the 2014 International CES show in Las Vegas, I was on the hunt for some exciting data storage products and innovations. At the Pioneer booth, I was wowed by the variety of Blu-ray drives on display! Pioneer is a founding member of the Blu-ray Disc Association and has backed the format since its inception […]

Pioneer Introduces BDR-S08J 15x Blu-ray Disc Writer

If you have not bought yourself a Blu-ray disc writer yet, then this new innovation from Pioneer may just be what you are looking for. Pioneer Japan announced the release of a new Blu-ray disc writer just this week. Based on its predecessor the BDR-208M disc writer, The BDR-S08J is a 15x Blu-ray disc writer […]

Pioneer BDR-PR1M Archival Blu-ray Writer

Pioneer has two new Blu-ray disc writers in line for release for professional applications. The target market for the disc writers are businesses, libraries, and museums; the goal, to provide a way to transfer and store critical data on archival Blu-ray discs. There are a number of Blu-ray duplicators that can make many copies of […]

One-Red Unveils Lower Patent Licenses for DVD and CD

Effective July 1, 2012, electronic giants Sony, LG, Pioneer and Philips will jointly oversee the licensing processes of optical disc and optical disk players through One-Red. This joint venture by the companies will be useful for the optical storage brand owners and manufactures as they can now use CD-ROM and CD-Audio technologies as well as […]

Pioneer Introduces BDR-PR1 Archival Blu-ray Drive

Less than a month after Pioneer announced two new Blu-ray writers for the consumer market, they are back with another new Blu ray burner – though this one is aimed at archival users. While an average computer user has little use for archival products, the need for archival storage has been growing steadily during the […]