JVC Advanced Media Introduces Recordable Blu-ray LTH Media

One of the biggest players in the world of optical storage is JVC Advanced Media. Their discs were sold in the US under the brand name Taiyo Yuden until 2010 when the company transitioned to its current moniker. Both Taiyo Yuden and JVC Advanced Media are known for the high quality of their recordable CD […]

JVC/Taiyo Yuden’s Partnership: Exclusive Interview with JVC Advanced Media USA’s President

Taiyo Yuden is a pioneer in terms of setting the highest standards for recordable CDs and DVDs.  When the company joined forces less than two years ago with the JVC brand, many users who had fallen in love with Taiyo Yuden discs were not quite sure how the shift affected them.  Would they be getting […]

How Will the Japanese Earthquake Affect the Optical Media Industry?

On March 11th, 2011, the country of Japan was hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami. The powerful earthquake was recorded as a 9.0 magnitude on the Richter scale, making it the most severe earthquake to occur in Japan in recorded history. The earthquake damaged roads, buildings, and infrastructure while flood waters from the tsunami […]

JVC Introduces New PrintPlus CD/DVD Media

Earlier this year, Taiyo Yuden underwent a name change to become JVC Advanced Media in the United States. They have been slowly transitioning the old Taiyo Yuden part numbers to the new JVC part numbers, which we wrote about back in March. With the changeover nearly complete, JVC is back in the game with a […]

Taiyo Yuden Media Renamed JVC Advanced Media

Late last year, I reported on Taiyo Yuden’s acquisition of a controlling stake in JVC’s optical media division. The big surprise came when Taiyo Yuden announced that all of its media sold around the world would be transitioning to a new name: JVC Advanced Media. This is because Taiyo Yuden also purchased the rights to […]