Millenniata unveils M-DISC and M-READY disc storage technology.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-August 15, 2011-Millenniata unveils M-DISC and M-READY disc storage technology(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
Optical disc company Millenniata announced on Monday the release of its M-DISC and M-READY disc storage technology, which permanently etches data onto the write layer of the disc.
The company also announced a manufacturing and marketing partnership with Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc to manufacture M-DISC compatible DVD drives and market them through its sales channels. No financial details were disclosed.
According to the company, its M-DISC provides long-lasting storage by etching data into a rock-like material. The disc will not degrade over time and is usable on a daily basis.
Under the partnership, Hitachi-LG Data Storage will manufacture M-READY DVD drives and market and sell them to its US and international retail channels under its DVD brands. All compatible aftermarket drives will include the M-DISC logo indicating compatibility to write to M-DISCs, while any DVD drive will read the M-DISC.
The drives and discs are scheduled to be available on the company's website in September 2011 and at some retail outlets in October 2011.
One M-DISC, which has a DVD disc capacity of 4.7GB, is priced at USD2.99, five pack is priced at USD13.89 and 10 pack is priced at USD26.59. of space with comparable performance.
Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc is a joint venture of Hitachi Ltd and LG Electronics Inc.
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