Saturday, February 05, 2005

1 Terabyte of Storage using Holographic Versatile Disc (Article)

First, there was CDs which offers about 700MB of storage, then DVDs came along which have about 8.5GB of storage, soon there will be Blu-ray discs which offers up to 50GB of storage.

The followup technology to Blu-ray discs, is expected to be Holographic Versatile Disc (HVD). HVD discs can hold up to 1 Terabyte of stoage, which means that you could store a few hundred movies on a single optical disc.

For more information see CNET article "Group aims to drastically up disc storage"
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