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Jan 10 2007
By: canadaeh VP of Gaming 31107 posts
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Warner officially announces Total Hi Def hybrid disc

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Warner Home Video's press conference concerning the Total Hi Def disc that has HD DVD and Blu-ray all on one disc is currently ongoing, and it stated that the discs are able to contain dual layers of both HD DVD and Blu-ray on one disc. The first Total Hi Def releases will hit in the second half of this year, but no specific titles have yet been announced. At the conference, Warner used a copy of Superman to show off how it worked in an HD DVD player, Blu-ray player, and the recently announced LG Super Multi player that plays either. Finally, Warner claims it will not cost "materially" more than a regular disc. At the conference, already an exec from Best Buy has come out in support of the format, but whether or not other studios would ever pick up on Total Hi Def releases is still unknown, although Warner claims they would not have to pay any licensing fees to Warner for using it. For more information, check out our live coverage of the Warner Home Video press event.
 
 
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Treasure Hunter
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Re: Warner officially announces Total Hi Def hybrid disc

Jan 10, 2007
Cool post, but honestly, what they're doing is very stupid.  There should be a single format for hi-def, and even creating these hybrid discs will probably not save whichever format is "destined" to lose.
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Re: Warner officially announces Total Hi Def hybrid disc

Jan 10, 2007
Holy **bleep** how much memory is on it?
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HowDoI... wrote:
Holy **bleep** how much memory is on it?


add up the max for each lol, just imagine a writer that can write to both of them at once, and a reader that can seamlessly switch from one to the other, while reading.

the possibilities...


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Re: Warner officially announces Total Hi Def hybrid disc

Jan 10, 2007
This idea sounds stupid.

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shadowcyke wrote:
This idea sounds stupid.




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