71318 story Adult Film Industry Moving To HD DVD 527 Posted by kdawson on Thursday January 11, 2007 @05:11PM from the BetaMax-deja-vu dept. profet writes "One of the heavyweights in the war between BlueRay and HD DVD has chosen its format. Various members of the adult film industry have decided on HD-DVD. The article says the reasons seem to be based primarily on cost of manufacturing. History has shown that the porn industry can be a driving factor for technology, as it was in deciding for the VHS format over BetaMax." Heise reports that US BlueRay press plants are refusing the adult industry's business (in German).