Toshiba announces triple-layer 45GB HD-DVD media

The new subformat increases storage capacity
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Toshiba has unveiled a new hybrid DVD media capable of holding 45GB of storage.

The HD DVD-ROM disc is based on the HD-DVD disc structure with a single side and three layers. On each of the layers, 15GB of data can be stored on the standard 0.6mm disc sizes.

Toshiba is also developing a double-sided, dual-layer hybrid ROM disc for storage of both HD and SD media. These hybrid discs are designed for transition to the new HD-DVD format by providing support for legacy home DVD units and the new players.

For more information, visit www.toshiba.com

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