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Will Blu-ray prevail over HDDVD as the high definition video format?

There were two competing high definition formats - Sony's Blu-ray and Toshiba's HDDVD. Sony won, after securing key contracts with several major production studios.

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Toshiba    Global Technology Company
TOKYO--Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has undertaken a thorough review of its overall strategy for HD DVD and has decided it will no longer develop, manufacture and market HD DVD players and recorders. This decision has been made following recent major changes in the market. Toshiba will continue, however, to provide full product support and after-sales service for all owners of Toshiba HD DVD products.
19 Feb 2008    Source

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HD-DVD looks to be the winner in the battle between the incompatible HD-DVD and Blu-ray technologies, given its cheaper production costs.
31 Dec 2006    Source


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