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August 10, 2009

Toshiba applies to join Blu-ray Disc Association

toshiba.jpgLast month we heard that Toshiba would be releasing a Blu-ray recorder or Blu-ray player by the end of 2009. Today, the former kingpin of the failed HD DVD format, has officially confirmed it will release Blu-ray products and plans to join the once-rival Blu-ray Disc Association.

It's appeared for some time that Toshiba would skip the Blu-ray revolution altogether, possibly to work on a different video technology again. But with Blu-ray's popularity picking up steam, and with high-def drives beginning to supplant DVD drives in laptops and PCs, Toshiba would be leaving a huge pile of money of the table if it were to opt out.

The company says it will release more details later this year.


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Posted by Justin Davey at August 10, 2009 8:20 AM

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Toshiba had no other choice with the collapse of their HD DVD format.

Posted by: Tech at August 10, 2009 7:34 PM
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