New optical disc format that can store 30BGB on a dual-layer disc the size of a DVD. Competing with Blu-ray Disc to be the high-definition replacement for DVD.
HD DVD uses the same CD sized (120 mm diameter) optical data storage media and 405 nm wavelength blue laser.HD DVD has a single layer capacity of 15 GB and a dual-layer capacity of 30 GB.
A high-definition version of DVD technology, due to launch in the US in late 2005
A high-definition DVD format supported by a group of manufacturers led by Toshiba.
A digital optical media format which is being developed as one standard for high-definition DVD. HD DVD is similar to the competing Blu-ray Disc, which also uses the same CD sized (120 mm diameter) optical data storage media and 405 nm wavelength blue laser. HD DVD is promoted by Toshiba, NEC, Sanyo, and (most recently) Microsoft, and Intel, and may be non-exclusively backed by four major studios: New Line Cinema, Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios and Warner Bros.
a High Definition Digital Video Disk is a competitor of the Blu-ray disk, storing high definition content on a disk the size of a regular DVD. It features backwards compatibility, holding the standard definition movie and a high- definition version for newer players that can support it
HD DVD is a new high definition video disc standard that delivers up to six times the image quality of standard DVD movies. HD DVD promises a major advancement over video discs in the same way that HDTVs deliver superior image detail over standard TV.
A next-generation optical disc format developed for high-definition video recording and rewriting. Types (red or blue laser) and storage capacity of HD DVDs vary. They include blue-laser DVD, Blu-ray disc, HD DVD-9, and EVD.
HD DVD, High Density DVD, or High-Definition DVD is a high-density optical disc format designed for the storage of data and high-definition video.