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AV1: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Like Chewbacca cosplayers drooling in anticipation over any Star Wars Episode IX detail droplet, attendees at the recent Streaming Video East confab were all atwitter over the potential of the recently minted AV1 video codec proffered by the Alliance for … Continue reading

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The History of DVD

There is a great deal of anticipation – in the industry, at least – of the next-gen video disc, Ultra HD Blu-ray. UHD Blu-ray is, of course, the proposed successor of Blu-ray, which itself was the HD successor to DVD. DVD … Continue reading

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The History of DVD (Part 1)

[Note: This story was written in 2007 and contains contemporary information and speculation that may no longer be accurate.] Panasonic, Philips, and Pioneer are marketing the bejesus out of their respective recordable DVD decks. There are likely ads for one, … Continue reading

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The History of DVD (Part 2)

[Note: This story was written in 2007 and contains contemporary information and speculation that may no longer be accurate.] In Part 1 of this History of DVD, we recounted the behind-the-scenes efforts of Philips and Toshiba to develop a next-generation … Continue reading

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