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  • Last update: Friday 3 January 2014 [168 news items]

CMC monthly Blu-ray Disc capacity reaches three million

Jan 21, 11:52

Taiwan-based optical disc maker CMC Magnetics has expanded its monthly capacity for Blu-ray Disc (BD) to three million discs, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Taiwan-based Ritek may double or triple Blu-ray Disc production capacity in 2010

Dec 24, 16:21

Ritek, the second largest Taiwan-based maker of blank optical discs, has set up a monthly production capacity of two million blank Blu-ray Disc (BD) discs and will expand the capacity...

VIA announces new digital media chipset for Windows 7

Dec 14, 16:49

VIA Technologies has announced the VIA VN1000 digital media chipset for next generation desktop and all-in-one PCs, offering a high definition (HD) multimedia entertainment platform...

Taiwan-based Kenmec to ship 20,000 Blu-ray Disc players in 2009

Dec 14, 12:45

Kenmec Mechanical Engineering, a Taiwan-based maker of manufacturing equipment and EMS provider, expects to ship 20,000 Blu-ray Disc (BD) players on an OEM basis to bring in sales...

CES 2010: Nvidia and AMD to demonstrate 3D Blu-ray playback technologies

Dec 11, 16:41

Graphics card makers Nvidia and AMD have both recently announced plans to demonstrate their latest 3D Blu-ray playback technologies at CES 2010.

China market: China Hualu launches new Blu-ray Disc player

Dec 1, 15:54

China Hualu Group, a state-run maker of optical storage, recording and playback products in China, recently launched its new Blu-ray Disc (BD) player, the HMC9502, for sale bundled...

Taiwan makers still watching in response to CBHD

Nov 26, 14:51

CBHD SIG has called for participation by Taiwan-based optical disc and disc drive makers as well as digital content providers to boost the standard, according to CRC/BMB Audio Visual...

Blu-ray Disc gaining popularity in consumer segment

Nov 20, 10:37

Global demand for Blu-ray Disc (BD) players and movie discs is expected to steadily increase as average retail prices for players will drop from US$193 currently to US$77 in 2012...

Taiwan market: HP launches Blu-ray equipped high-end notebook

Nov 19, 17:03

Hewlett-Packard (HP) on November 18 launched a Blu-ray equipped high-end gaming notebook, the Pavilion dv8, manufactured by Quanta Computer in the Taiwan market priced NT$72,900 (U...

HP 18-inch Pavilion dv8 notebook

CBHD player launches in the UK

Oct 26, 13:53

A CBHD (China Blue High-definition Disc) player has been launched for sale in the UK market by UK-based distributor GBAX at GBP259.99 (US$425). This is the first time a CBHD player...

Ritek to raise additional capital to expand Blu-ray Disc capacity, says newspaper

Newswatch - Oct 5, 10:26

Ritek will issue up to 250 million news shares to raise additional paid-in capital mainly to expand its monthly Blu-ray disc (BD) production capacity from one million units currently...

Blu-ray notebook expected to take off in 2H10

Sep 28, 14:51

Shipment volumes of Blu-ray disc drive-equipped notebooks are unlikely to take off until the second half of 2010, according to sources from Taiwan-based optical drive makers.

China market: Home-grown blue laser standard picking up momentum, reports say

Sep 22, 09:46

Universal Studios and National Geographic Channel will begin to support China Blue High-definition Disc (CBHD), China's home-grown blue-laser optical standard, in October 2009, according...

Kenmec ships Blu-ray Disc players to ODM clients in China

Sep 11, 10:34

Taiwan-based EMS provider Kenmec Mechanical Engineering has begun shipping Blu-ray Disc (BD) players to ODM clients in China and expects a total shipment volume of 20,000 units in...

Global demand for PC-use Blu-ray Disc drives not to take off until 2H10, say Taiwan makers

Sep 1, 11:43

While Sony reportedly will lower the retail price for its half-height internal Blu-ray Disc (BD) optical disc drive (ODD), the BDU-X105, to US$49.99, PC-use BD drives will not be...

DTS out-pacing Dolby on Blu-ray in 1H09, claims DTS

Aug 28, 12:46

The DTS audio standard was adopted on more Blu-ray Disc (BD) movie discs than Dolby Digital in the first half of 2009, according to greater China general manager Ryan Lin for Licensing...

Blu-ray not finding traction in PC industry, says iSuppli

Aug 26, 12:14

Despite a rapid rise in the sales of consumer Blu-ray players, a fall in their prices and an increase in the number of high-definition movie titles, Blu-ray Drives (BDs) in PC systems...

PS3 price drop may boost Blu-ray Disc demand, says Taiwan disc makers

Aug 20, 14:25

Sony's upcoming launch of a new PS3 and the latest price cuts for the older version of the games console may help increase the global demand for Blu-ray Disc (BD) movie discs because...

Lite-On IT conservative about 2009 Blu-ray Disc player market

Aug 6, 16:48

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT holds a conservative view of the global market for Blu-ray Disc (BD) players in 2009, according to company CEO Guang-chung Ch...

Taiwan market: Sony launches cheap Blu-ray player

Jul 31, 16:16

Sony has unveiled the BDP-S360 Blu-ray player in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$9,900 (US$300), according to Sony Taiwan.

China market: CBHD players outselling Blu-ray Disc

Jul 30, 13:17

China's home-grown blue-laser optical standard CBHD (China Blue High-definition Disc ) players have recently been slightly outselling Blu-ray Disc (BD) players by about 3 percentage...

Taiwan market: Pioneer launches new Blu-ray Disc players

Jul 29, 15:51

Pioneer recently unveiled two new Blu-ray Disc (BD) players, the BDP-LX52 and BDP-320, for immediate launch in the Taiwan market at recommended retail prices of NT$25,900 (US$792)...

Taiwan market: LG launches network Blu-ray Disc player

Jul 15, 14:58

LG Electronics on July 14 unveiled the BD370 network Blu-ray Disc (BD) player for immediate launch in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$12,900 (US$391). A special...

LG BD370

Lite-On IT forms new business group

Jul 7, 10:22

Lite-On IT has announced the establishment of a new business group specifically focusing on the company's business development and operation over the next 10-20 years, with the aim...

Ritek, CMC to expand Blu-ray Disc capacities, says newspaper

Newswatch - Jun 30, 11:43

Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker Ritek will expand its monthly Blu-ray Disc (BD) capacity from one million discs currently to two million discs in the third quarter of 2009,...

U-Tech Media lands orders for Blu-ray movie discs from HLDS and TSST, says newspaper

Newswatch - Jun 24, 13:38

U-Tech Media has landed orders for Blu-ray movie discs from Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) and Toshiba-Samsung Storage Technology (TSST), two of the world's top three ODM/OEM optical...

Blu-ray Disc player production cost to fall to US$50 in 2010, say Taiwan makers

Jun 19, 16:57

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) makers, in response to the offer of a Blu-ray Disc (BD) player model by US department store Sears for US$99.99, expect production costs of BD...

Kenmec adopts DuPont bonding technology for touch panels

Newswatch - Jun 17, 16:44

LCD equipment supplier Kenmec Mechanical Engineering has announced it has signed a licensing agreement with DuPont Display Enhancements to employ DuPont's optical bonding technology...

MediaTek gearing up new WCDMA and DSC chips

Jun 17, 14:36

MediaTek is expected to introduce a lineup of new chip solutions for WCDMA handsets and digital still cameras (DSCs) soon, with volume production slated for the latter half of 2009,...

China market: CBHD to face competition from Philips 2,000-yuan Blu-ray Disc player

Jun 15, 15:05

China-based Shinco and TCL, currently the two vendors of CBHD players, are expected to face strong competition from Philips plans to launch a 2,000 yuan (US$293) Blu-ray Disc (BD)...

Computex 2009: Hitachi subsidiaries jointly exhibit

Jun 3, 12:06

Now approaching the centenary of its founding, the Hitachi Group has long been known for using advanced technology to provide enterprises throughout the world with complete high-performance...

VIA unveils new HD audio codecs offering full-rate Blu-ray audio

Jun 1, 15:08

VIA Technologies has unveiled the VIA Vinyl VT1818S and VT1828S HD audio codecs with support offered by CyberLink in their CyberLink PowerDVD software.

China-developed CBHD difficult to win support from Taiwan makers

May 21, 14:29

China's home-grown blue laser technology has been commercialized, but Taiwan makers have shown little interest in supporting it, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Kenmec aims to ship 210,000 Blu-ray Disc players in 2009

May 12, 11:59

Kenmec Mechanical Engineering, a Taiwan-based EMS provider who has stepped into making Blu-ray Disc (BD) players, expects to sell 60,000 own-brand BD players in Taiwan and ship 150,000...

Taiwan market: KHS to sell Kenmec own-brand Blu-ray Disc players

May 6, 10:36

Taiwan-based EMS (electronics manufacturing service) provider Kenmec Mechanical Engineering has selected KHS, a Taiwan-based maker of musical instruments and a Taiwan sales agent...

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