Panel Setting DVD Format is Expanding

Disney and Microsoft are joining an industry group in Japan to help decide which next-generation DVD format should be used in the home video market. DVD Forum, said that Disney and Microsoft would join 18 other members on its steering committee. Membership, now dominated by Sony and other companies that support the Blu-ray Disc format, gives the companies a vote on how data should be stored on the new discs, thus enabling them to set a standard for the industry

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