Audio storage

  1. Tape Manufacturer Quantegy Shutters

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Last analog vestige files for Chapter 11. Quantegy, the last remaining U.S. manufacturer of analog audio tape, shut down operations on Dec. 31. The Opelika, Ala.-based company, which has 250 employees, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protectio ...

  2. Tape Manufacturer Quantegy Shutters

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Last analog vestige files for Chapter 11. Quantegy, the last remaining U.S. manufacturer of analog audio tape, shut down operations on Dec. 31. The Opelika, Ala.-based company, which has 250 employees, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protectio ...

  3. Disney Has Blu-ray Vision

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Citing superior quality and overwhelming backing by consumer electronics manufacturers, the Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday (Dec. 7) said it will throw its content support behind the Sony-backed Blu-ray hi Citing superior quality and overwhelming backi ...

  4. Hollywood Steps Into DVD Format Fight

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Three top Hollywood studios are throwing their considerable weight behind one of two competing formats for the next generation of DVDs, citing in part the need to stem piracy. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Three top Hollywood studios are throwing their cons ...

  5. Judge Awards $300,000 In Oscar Film Copy Case

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST A federal judge has awarded a $300,000 default judgment against a man for allowing copies to be made of two movies he received as part of Academy Award promotions, Warner Bros. said Nov. 23. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -- A federal judge has awarded a $ ...

  6. Major Studios Sign Up For HD DVD

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Three major studios -- Paramount, Universal and Warner Bros. -- will be releasing films on Toshiba/NEC/Sanyo's high definition (HD) DVD format over the next few years. Three major studios -- Paramount, Universal and Warner Bros. -- will be re ...

  7. Jazz Notes

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Chesky Records delivers live studio recordings using such high-end formats as DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD. Read Dan Ouellette's column. Chesky Records delivers live studio recordings using such high-end formats as DVD-Audio and Super Audio C ...

  8. Masterdisk, NewYorkDVD Link

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York-based mastering facility Masterdisk has established a strategic partnership with DVD development and authoring firm NewYorkDVD. New York-based mastering facility Masterdisk has established a strategic partnership with DVD development and ...

  9. Warner To Bow Mini-DVD System

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Home Video will introduce the portable Mini-DVD player this holiday season. Warner Home Video will introduce the portable Mini-DVD player this holiday season. The player, manufactured by CyberHome, comes with built-in speakers, headphones, ...

  10. Studio Monitor

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The strong presence of indie production companies and students at the Audio Engineering Society's 117th convention reflects high demand for recording gear. Read Christopher Walsh's column. The strong presence of indie production companie ...

  11. Rhythm & Blues

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Film company UrbanWorks Entertainment will enter the music realm with the DVD/CD project "Ray Charles Celebrates: A Gospel Christmas With the Voices of Jubilation!" Read Gail Mitchell's column. Film company UrbanWorks Entertainment ...

  12. Rhythm & Blues

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Film company UrbanWorks Entertainment will enter the music realm with the DVD/CD project "Ray Charles Celebrates: A Gospel Christmas With the Voices of Jubilation!" Read Gail Mitchell's column. Film company UrbanWorks Entertainment ...

  13. Digital, DVD Records Showing Growth

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sales of digital video recorders (DVRs) and DVD recorders have increased significantly compared to the first nine months of 2003, according to a new report by the Consumer Electronics Assn. Sales of digital video recorders (DVRs) and DVD recorders ...

  14. EMI, Warner Sell Aussie CD Plant

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Australia and Warner Music Australia have agreed to sell their jointly-owned CD manufacturing business Digital Audio Technologies Australia (DATA) to Summit Technology Australia for an undis SYDNEY -- EMI Music Australia and Warner Music ...

  15. EMI, Warner Sell Aussie CD Plant

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Australia and Warner Music Australia have agreed to sell their jointly owned CD manufacturing business, Digital Audio Technologies Australia, to Summit Technology Australia for an undisclose EMI Music Australia and Warner Music Australia ...

  16. EMI, Warner Sell Aussie CD Plant

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Australia and Warner Music Australia have agreed to sell their jointly owned CD manufacturing business, Digital Audio Technologies Australia, to Summit Technology Australia for an undisclose EMI Music Australia and Warner Music Australia ...

  17. DEG: DVD Shipments Hit Record High

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Record shipments of nearly 1 billion DVDs were sent to retailers in the first nine months of this year, the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) reported today (Oct. 19) during the second annual TV DVD C Record shipments of nearly 1 billion DVDs were ...

  18. JVC Jumps On Blu-Ray Bandwagon

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT JVC has become the 14th manufacturer to join the Blu-ray Disc Assn. (BDA), the group that is developing the high-definition Blu-ray DVD format. JVC has become the 14th manufacturer to join the Blu-ray Disc Assn. (BDA), the group that is developing ...

  19. Fox Gets On Board With Blu-Ray

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Twentieth Century Fox has joined the Blu-ray Disc Founders Group. Fox becomes the first major studio to collaborate on the high-definition home-video format outside of Sony Pictures, whose sister comp Twentieth Century Fox has joined the Blu-ray D ...

  20. Blu-Ray Catches Fox Support

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Film studio 20th Century Fox today (Oct. 4) announced it has joined an international industry association backing the next-generation Blu-ray Disc DVD format. Film studio 20th Century Fox today (Oct. 4) announced it has joined an international ind ...

  21. Blu-Ray Catches Fox Support

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Film studio 20th Century Fox today (Oct. 4) announced it has joined an international industry association backing the next-generation Blu-ray Disc DVD format. Film studio 20th Century Fox today (Oct. 4) announced it has joined an international ind ...

  22. NuTech Forms Live DVD Unit

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Division to release HD concert titles. NuTech Digital Inc., an L.A.-based producer and distributor of original and licensed DVDs, announced today (Sept. 9) that it is forming a live concert DVD division, NuTech Platinum Concert Series. NuTech says ...

  23. 'Passion' Moves 4.1M Units On Day One

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT More than 4.1 million DVD copies of "The Passion of the Christ" were sold on its first day of sale, according to Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. More than 4.1 million DVD copies of “The Passion of the Christ” were sold on its f ...

  24. CD/DVD Pioneer Emiel Petrone Dies

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Emiel N. Petrone, a key player in the U.S. introduction of the DVD and CD formats, died yesterday (Aug. 23) in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 61. Emiel N. Petrone, a key player in the U.S. introduction of the DVD and CD formats, died ye ...

  25. CD/DVD Pioneer Emiel Petrone Dies

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Emiel N. Petrone, a key player in the U.S. introduction of the DVD and CD formats, died yesterday (Aug. 23) in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 61. Emiel N. Petrone, a key player in the U.S. introduction of the DVD and CD formats, died ye ...

  26. DualDisc Titles To Hit Market In October

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Majors, 5.1 collaborate on two-sided CD/DVD hybrid. Majors, 5.1 collaborate on two-sided CD/DVD hybrid. News ...

  27. DualDisc Titles To Hit Market In October

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The major record labels and 5.1 Entertainment Group, parent of the Silverline, immergent and Myutopia labels, will release the first DualDisc titles Oct. 26. The two-sided CD/DVD hybrid was recently t The major record labels and 5.1 Entertainment ...

  28. DualDisc Titles To Hit Market In October

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The major record labels and 5.1 Entertainment Group, parent of the Silverline, immergent and Myutopia labels, will release the first DualDisc titles Oct. 26. The two-sided CD/DVD hybrid was recently t The major record labels and 5.1 Entertainment ...

  29. Global Music

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Independent record companies worldwide have long been recognized for discovering adventurous artists and cutting-edge sounds. In recent years, those creative strengths have yielded commercial power. Independent record companies worldwide have long ...

  30. Chili Peppers Heat Up Euro Albums Chart

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Double-disc live set opens at No. 1. Double-disc live set opens at No. 1. News ...

  31. Court Bars Sale Of Game-Copy Program

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge has barred the manufacture and distribution of a program designed to make copies of video-game discs, a games industry trade group said. A federal judge has barred the manufacture and distribution of a program designed to make copi ...

  32. Court Bars Sale Of Game-Copy Program

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge has barred the manufacture and distribution of a program designed to make copies of video-game discs, a games industry trade group said. A federal judge has barred the manufacture and distribution of a program designed to make copi ...

  33. Good Guys To Stock DVDs

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Electronics chain to also carry SACDs. Electronics chain to also carry SACDs. News ...

  34. Toshiba/NEC To Bow HD Systems Next Year

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Toshiba/NEC's high-definition DVD hardware is expected in stores in early 2005. Toshiba/NEC's high-definition DVD hardware is expected in stores in early 2005. The manufacturers officially announced last week at a Tokyo showcase that HD- ...

  35. Good Guys To Stock DVDs

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Electronics chain to also carry SACDs. San Francisco-based electronics chain Good Guys will begin selling DVDs this month. Each of Good Guys' 71 store locations (in California, Nevada, Washington and Oregon) will feature about 300 new-release ...

  36. Toshiba/NEC To Bow HD Systems Next Year

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Toshiba/NEC's high-definition DVD hardware is expected in stores in early 2005. Toshiba/NEC's high-definition DVD hardware is expected in stores in early 2005. The manufacturers officially announced last week at a Tokyo showcase that HD- ...

  37. Picture This

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Digital Entertainment Group reports a substantial increase in sales of DVDs and DVD players during the first half of 2004. Read Jill Kipnis' column. The Digital Entertainment Group reports a substantial increase in sales of DVDs and DVD p ...

  38. Canada's MMS Launches In New York

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian CD and DVD manufacturer Music Manufacturing Services (MMS) will open its first international office in New York this month. Canadian CD and DVD manufacturer Music Manufacturing Services (MMS) will open its first international office in Ne ...

  39. DVD Industry Still Surging

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT DVD software shipments and DVD player sales continued to rise in the first half of 2004, the Digital Entertainment Group announced today (July 15) at the Video Software Dealers Assn. Home Entertainmen DVD software shipments and DVD player sales co ...

  40. BMG To Introduce 3-Tier CD Pricing In Germany

    July 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In an initiative to revive falling sales, BMG is to introduce a three-tier pricing structure for CD albums in Germany from this August. Under the new pricing system, some CD albums could be available In an initiative to revive falling sales, BMG i ...

  41. BMG To Introduce 3-Tier CD Pricing In Germany

    July 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In an initiative to revive falling sales, BMG is to introduce a three-tier pricing structure for CD albums in Germany from this August. Under the new pricing system, some CD albums could be available In an initiative to revive falling sales, BMG i ...

  42. U.K.'s MCPS, BPI Settle On DVD Royalty Rate

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) have reached agreement on the royalty rate for music DVDs. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) have r ...

  43. Matsushita Unveils Blu-ray Disc Recorder

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. today (June 30) unveiled a large-capacity optical disc recorder that can record 4.5 hours of digital high-definition TV programs on a single disc using "Blu-ray" tec Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. t ...

  44. Matsushita Unveils Blu-ray Disc Recorder

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. today (June 30) unveiled a large-capacity optical disc recorder that can record 4.5 hours of digital high-definition TV programs on a single disc using "Blu-ray" tec Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. t ...

  45. Uni U.K. To Introduce Mini CD Format In July

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Some of the world's largest record companies are testing a new music format in Europe known as the pocket CD to spin new life into faltering music singles. Some of the world's largest record companies are testing a new music format in Eu ...

  46. Uni U.K. To Introduce Mini CD Format In July

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Some of the world's largest record companies are testing a new music format in Europe known as the pocket CD to spin new life into faltering music singles. Some of the world's largest record companies are testing a new music format in Eu ...

  47. Uni U.K. To Introduce Mini CD Format In July

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Some of the world's largest record companies are testing a new music format in Europe known as the pocket CD to spin new life into faltering music singles. Some of the world's largest record companies are testing a new music format in Eu ...

  48. RIAA Takes Aim At Digital Radio Recorders

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Recording Industry Assn. of America (RIAA) chairman/CEO Mitch Bainwol says that while he is "enthusiastic" about High Definition (HD) digital radio, the trade group has major concerns that the planned WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Recording Indust ...

  49. Euro Courts Showing Support For Copy-Protection Measures

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In the controversial issue of copy protection, a series of court cases in Europe have been decided in favor of the music industry. A few weeks after a French court dismissed legal action against label BRUSSELS -- In the controversial issue of copy ...

  50. Uni Germany Dumps Copy-Protected CDs

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Germany has removed copy-protection technology from all national CD releases, Billboard.biz has learned. The move means that releases by top local acts such as Jeanette, Die Ärzte Universal Music Germany has removed copy-p ...

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