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  1. Blu-ray Disc Group Expanding Promotion Efforts

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp., Matsushita, Samsung and 10 other technology firms have created a new organization to promote the next-generation Blu-ray optical disc format, according to an industry group representing th Sony Corp., Matsushita, Samsung and 10 other t ...

  2. Blu-ray Disc Group Expanding Promotion Efforts

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp., Matsushita, Samsung and 10 other technology firms have created a new organization to promote the next-generation Blu-ray optical disc format, according to an industry group representing th Sony Corp., Matsushita, Samsung and 10 other t ...

  3. Physicists Find Method To Improve Audio

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two physicists have discovered a way to digitally map old, archived audio recordings and reconstruct the sound. Two physicists have discovered a way to digitally map old, archived audio recordings and reconstruct the sound. Four years after hearin ...

  4. Physicists Find Method To Improve Audio

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two physicists have discovered a way to digitally map old, archived audio recordings and reconstruct the sound. Two physicists have discovered a way to digitally map old, archived audio recordings and reconstruct the sound. Four years after hearin ...

  5. Sony, Toppan Develop Disc Made of Paper

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. has announced the development of a 25GB disc that is 51% paper. The disc, based on Blu-ray disc technology, was developed in conjunction with Toppan Printing Co. of Tokyo. Sony Corp. has announced the development of a 25GB disc that is ...

  6. Tech Track

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In the years since DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD (SACD) launched, these two dazzling formats have grabbed audiophiles' ears but suffered neglect from mainstream music buyers. In the years since DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD (SACD) launched, the ...

  7. New DVD Players Can Filter Movie Content

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT People wanting to automatically mute the foul language in "Seabiscuit" or skip the violence in "The Patriot" have a new option -- a DVD player from RCA that filters content deemed objectionable. People wanting to automatically ...

  8. EMI Appoints Dunn VP Marketing

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI has promoted Mark Dunn to VP of marketing, a new London-based role which reflects the rapid growth seen in music-DVD sales. He was most recently senior director, DVD and new formats, a post establ EMI has promoted Mark Dunn to VP of marketing, ...

  9. EMI Appoints Dunn VP Marketing

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI has promoted Mark Dunn to VP of marketing, a new London-based role which reflects the rapid growth seen in music-DVD sales. He was most recently senior director, DVD and new formats, a post establ EMI has promoted Mark Dunn to VP of marketing, ...

  10. Macrovision, Fox Extend Ties

    April 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Macrovision has renewed a multi-year contract to provide copy protection for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Macrovision has renewed a multi-year contract to provide copy protection for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. All of Fo ...

  11. Artemis To Release DVD Plus Title

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Artemis Records will release "Jeffrey Gaines Live" on May 25 in the DVD Plus format. The set documents Gaines' Nov. 6, 2003, concert at the Theater of the Living Arts in Philadelphia. Artemis Records will release "Jeffrey Gaine ...

  12. Picture This

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Blu-ray Disc Founders group has announced that its High-definition (HD) DVD players will hit the United States in late 2005 or early 2006. Read Jill Kipnis' column. The Blu-ray Disc Founders group has announced that its High-definition (H ...

  13. DVD-Copying Software Maker Appeals Rulings

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Studios says DMCA ruling is unconstitutional. A Missouri maker of DVD-copying products says it has appealed a pair of federal court rulings that it stop making and marketing its software. 321 Studios Inc., based in the St. Louis suburb of Ches ...

  14. DVD-Copying Software Maker Appeals Rulings

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Missouri maker of DVD-copying products says it has appealed a pair of federal court rulings that it stop making and marketing its software. A Missouri maker of DVD-copying products says it has appealed a pair of federal court rulings that it sto ...

  15. Studio Monitor

    March 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Remote Recording brought its Silver Studio, a Neve VR-equipped remote recording truck, to the West Coast to provide a surround-sound mix for the 76th Academy Awards. Remote Recording brought its Silver Studio, a Neve VR-equipped remote recording t ...

  16. Studio Monitor

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Remote Recording brought its Silver Studio, a Neve VR-equipped remote recording truck, to the West Coast to provide a surround-sound mix for the 76th Academy Awards. Remote Recording brought its Silver Studio, a Neve VR-equipped remote recording t ...

  17. 321 Studios Gets Another Court Smack-Down

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Software company 321 Studios has been ordered for the second time in three weeks to stop selling products that directly helps users make copies of DVDs. LOS ANGELES--Software company 321 Studios has been ordered for the second time in three weeks ...

  18. 'Return Of The King' Headed For Video

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST New Line Home Entertainment will release DVD and VHS versions of "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" on May 25, much faster than the home-video debuts of the two previous films in the seri New Line Home Entertainment will rel ...

  19. New York Court Stops 321 Studios

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Software company 321 Studios has been ordered by another court to stop selling products that directly aid consumers in making copies of DVDs. Software company 321 Studios has been ordered by another court to stop selling products that directly aid ...

  20. Spears Gets DVD-Audio Makeover

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears' "In the Zone" (Jive) is expected to be released in the DVD-Audio (DVD-A) format this spring, according to BMG senior director of new technology Kevin Clement. "In the Zone" is currentl Britney Spears' ...

  21. Web Poster Did Not Reveal DVD Trade Secrets

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in California Friday (Feb. 27) reversed a 1999 injunction against Andrew Bunner that had prohibited him from posting DVD decryption codes on the Internet. The court The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Californi ...

  22. Picture This

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Software company 321 Studios was ordered to stop manufacturing and distributing its "DVD X Copy" products Feb. 20, but the company will be appealing the decision. Software company 321 Studios was ordered to stop manufacturing and distrib ...

  23. Studios Win DVD Copying Suit

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Judge says company can't make DVD copying software. Judge says company can't make DVD copying software. News ...

  24. DVD Copy Control Assn. Sues Software Maker

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Group says DVD-copying product violates patents. Group says DVD-copying product violates patents. News ...

  25. DVD Copy Control Assn. Sues Software Maker

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The DVD Copy Control Assn. (DVD CCA) is suing software company 321 Studios over alleged violations of its patents. The Morgan Hill, Calif.-based trade group says 321's "DVD X Copy" software, which all The DVD Copy Control Assn. (DVD ...

  26. French CD Maker Buys German Counterpart

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST French CD manufacturer MPO has acquired Germany's EMTEC Consumer Media GmbH, which specializes in making audio and video cassettes, floppy disks and recordable CDs and DVDs. French CD manufacturer MPO has acquired Germany's EMTEC Consume ...

  27. Calif. Resident Gets Off The Hook In DVD Descrambling Suit

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST A consortium of film companies has dropped a DVD descrambling case against an individual who republished a computer program called DeCSS on the Internet. DVD Copy Control Assn., which represents Calif New York--A consortium of film companies has d ...

  28. Five Majors Testing Sales Of DualDisc Albums

    February 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a collaborative effort, all five major record labels have initiated test marketing of a dual-sided CD/DVD hybrid disc known as DualDisc. The companies have released a total of about 15 discs in Bos In a collaborative effort, all five major reco ...

  29. Rounder To Release 'American Masters' Series

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rounder Records has forged an exclusive deal with PBS' New York station Thirteen/WNET to release films from the "American Masters" documentaries on the DVD Plus hybrid CD/DVD format. Rounder Records has forged an exclusive deal with ...

  30. Indie Film Company Using Flexplay For Promo Discs

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Had to Be Made Films (HTBMF) will hand out Flexplay discs of its documentary "I Don't Know Jack" at the Sundance International Film Festival this weekend in Park City, Utah. Had to Be Made Films (HTBMF) will hand out Flexplay discs ...

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