Canada's Cinram International Inc. has launched the HD/DVD 9 disc, a two-sided optical disc capable of storing data in both the DVD and HD DVD formats.

Canada's Cinram International Inc. has launched the HD/DVD 9 disc, a two-sided optical disc capable of storing data in both the DVD and HD DVD formats.

One side of the disc consists of a traditional DVD 9 that can store up to 8.4 GB of data; the other is an HD DVD capable of storing up to 15 GB of data.

Markham, Ontario-based Cinram says the product meets all DVD and HD specifications and will work in all players.