Who Needs 20,000 Blu-ray Discs Per Month Today?

Posted: Aug 7 2005, 8:00am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 4:19pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff

Who Needs 20,000 Blu-ray Discs per Month Today?
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A story (Subscription) in the Japanese Nihon Keizai Shimbun Saturday morning news paper talks about TDK's Blu-ray disc plans.

Apparently TDK is already producing 20,000 Blu-ray discs per month today. By the end of 2006 the monthly Blu-ray disc output should reach 500,000 discs.
Is TDK just producing Blu-ray discs for the Sony PS3? The whole mess over the next generation DVD format is not settled yet (HD DVD versus Blu-ray), but it looks like TDK is already moving full steam ahead supporting Sony's Blu-ray. If they do it for the Sony PS3 it makes sense. If they do it for HD movies it would be risky. Who knows what format will prevail. I just hope we end up with one and not with two. TDK showed a 100GB Blu-ray disc in May.

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