Both EVD and HD-FVD are relying on red laser, rather than using the more expensive and less available blue laser.
Picture quality is blindingly good, better than Blu-ray, on level with WMV-HD and HD-DVD
The HD-FVD (High Definition-Forward Versatile Disc) standard has a capacity of 5.4GB for the single-sided, 9.8-11GB for the dual layer and interesting 15GB for the triple-layer version.
Of course, the standard comes with its own DRM protection system dubbed AES.
AOSRA, the body behind the standard made a presentation during CES, showing first HD-FVD players and media on the market. Ritek is currently manufacturing HD-FVD mediums, while player was manufactured by EDL.
All in all, we have 720p and 1080i recordings fitting the 6GB bracket. Can you say... flash? µ
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