We are now seeing the midst of war formats Blu-Ray vs HD DVD, as in other matters it was in 80 years. XX century between VHS and Betmax. But put aside the war in the background and let's see how it all began … In the recent 2002 global companies: Hitachi, LG, Matsushita (Panasonic), Thomson, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, SONY and Pioneer have conceived creation of a new format than the DVD. At this stage, and there was a split: one side has offered to finalize the red laser (DVD), while the other took up a brand new blue – purple. Subsequently, the modified format red laser will be called HD-DVD, and blue – purple blu-ray. For more information on HD-DVD.
In technology, blu-ray were clear advantages with respect to the opponent – its capacity was 27 GB single layer, the HD-DVD is 15 GB. Also blu-ray supports up to 8 layers of meaning 200 GB of information. Both formats support video in HD 1920×1080, also a blu-ray discs will be able to connect to the Internet through the players and blu-ray recorders and upload the required subtitles, languages, and additional materials to film. The only drawback of blu-ray is its higher cost relative to competitors. Original article is here