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    INFORMATION ON CD AND
OPTICAL DISC IN GENERAL
   
A Glossary of optical disc terms
 
  CD and DVD Disc Manufacturing  
  Introduction to
    CD & CD-ROM
 
Guide to
    stampermaking
    (ODC Nimbus)
Virus Checking
    for CD/DVD
    Optical Media
    Producers (DCA)
Good practice for (legal) optical disc
    production (IFPI)

 
     DVD IN GENERAL
   
Introduction to DVD
 
  DVD-ROM Formats & Applications  
  DVD-Video Format & Features  
    DVD Music Formats
 
 
    DVD MANUFACTURING

Radial deviation a matter of molding and
    curing (Steag)
    Layer Thickness Control: A Metallizer Closed-
   Loop Function for High Quality Optical Media
   (Steag)
 
    DVD stamper vs Replica
    testing (AudioDev)
 
Sprue_Recycling
    (Datarius)
Dual Layer Recordable
    DVD (Datarius)
    Radial deviation a factor of molding and
    curing (Steag)

 
 
    DiscTag enabled manufacturing (DCA) *NEW*
 
 
    HCRC (DCA) *NEW*
 
 
       
    NEW FORMATS
Blu-ray, HD DVD and more .....
including specification documents


Blu-ray Disc Format - General

    Blu-ray Disc Format - Key Technologies  
    Blu-ray Disc Format - File System
   Specifications
 
    BD RE - Physical Format Specifications  
    BD RE - Logical and Audio Visual Application
    Format Specifications
 
    BD R - Physical Format Specifications  
    BD ROM - Audio Visual Application Format
   Specifications (Update: March 2005)
 
    BD ROM - Physical Format Specifications
    (Update: May 2005)
 
    Inter Symbol Interference (ISI) (AudioDev)  
     
    HD DVD Technical overview  
    HD DVD-Video Product requirements  
       
    VMD Verstile Multilayer Disc  *NEW*  
       
    AO-DVD (Iomega)  
       
    Holography  (Optware Collinear)  
       
    UMD  (ECMA-365) specification  
     
    ML-RLL (Calimetrics June 2002 paper)  
   

 

 
   

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    DVD+RW
   
DVD+RW Physical Format
    Explanation
 
  DVD+RW: 2 Way
   Compatibility for
   Video & Data
   Applications
 
DVD+RW Video
   Compatibility &
   Convergence
    DVD+R - A write-once
   system for Video and Data
   Applications
 
    DVD+RW - How it Works
 
 
    VIDEO & AUDIO CODING
(MPEG etc)
   
MPEG-4 (AVC) H.264 White
    Paper (optibase)
 
    MLP Lossless Compression
 
 
       
    AUTHORING AND CONTENT CHAIN
   
Understanding the Content
    Creation Process (Optibase)
 
    HCRC Verification (DCA)
 
 
    SACD
   
SACD explained
 
 
    BUSINESS
   
DVD Supply Chain-The
    emerging challenge to
    Media Profitability (Infosys)
 
     
       
    JRIA's 2006 blank media
   sales predictions
 
       
       
       
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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