Geeks With Blogs

Connected Systems Chilled Out Blog Hanging stuff together in a meaningful way with some fun added

For once lets ignore the hype, the my formats bigger than yours and any other marketing hype and look at the real facts...the cost to produce the discs themselves.

Manufacturing BD discs will require an investment to convert the manufacturing line of US$1.7 million per line.

Most manufactures have at least 2 lines.

 

Manufacturing HD discs will require an investment to convert the manufacturing line of US$150,000 per line - less than a tenth of the cost of a BD line.

 

Consider the world will need 600 lines to meet the demand we now have for DVD.

 

The reason is the HD is based on the DVD 9 format we have now and not a brand new format such as Blu-ray.....

 

Do the economics make sense for Blu-ray???? Only if Sony underwrites them to the tune of 4 billion or so!!!

 

Source

Previously posted at blog.Solidsoft.com Posted on Monday, October 23, 2006 1:11 PM | Back to top


Comments on this post: Blu-Ray or HD the next DVD format

No comments posted yet.
Your comment:
 (will show your gravatar)


Copyright © BizTalk Visionary | Powered by: GeeksWithBlogs.net