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Submission + - Sony & Panasonic New Optical Storage 12x Blu-ray - Format War in the Making?-> 1

An anonymous reader writes: Sony and Panasonic have teamed up to develop a next-generation physical storage media with 12x the capability of Blu-ray. Does this have commercial implications as an Ultra-HD solution? If so, are we going to see format war brewing? Did the industry not learn its lesson from HD DVD vs Blu-ray, and VHS vs Beta?
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Sony & Panasonic New Optical Storage 12x Blu-ray - Format War in the Making?

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  • It would be nice if the summary included a brief description or a link to the opposing format/s. But really read-only optical media formats are on their way out. In the age of Netflix and yes YouTube, Blu-ray is likely to be the last disc format buyers will patronize in numbers large enough to justify the cost of development.

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