Posts Tagged ‘ Toshiba ’

Toshiba Kills HD DVD

Feb 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Video

Toshiba Corporation today announced that it is killing off HD DVD. “We carefully assessed the long-term impact of continuing the so-called ‘next-generation format war’ and concluded that a swift decision will best help the market develop,” said Atsutoshi Nishida, President and CEO of Toshiba Corporation. “While we are disappointed for the company and more importantly, […]

High Definition DVD Formats Going Nowhere Fast

Dec 31st, 2007 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Video

Despite the fact that prices have plummeted for next-generation high-definition DVD players, the two systems – Blu-ray, developed by Sony, and HD DVD, from Toshiba, have sold only about one million stand-alone players combined. In June, we suggested that the winner in the war between HD DVD and Blu-Ray could be Internet TV. Increasingly, it’s […]