A terabyte of data on a regular DVD?

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  1. Iria

    Iria New Member

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    Source: Technology Trends
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    This is the promise of the 3-D Optical Data Storage system developed at the University of Central Florida (UCF). This technology allows to record and store at least 1,000 GB of data on multiple layers of a single disc. The system uses lasers to compact large amounts of information onto a DVD and the process involves shooting two different wavelengths of light onto the recording surface. By using several layers, this technique will increase the storage capacity of a standard DVD to more than a terabyte.
     
  2. Trusteft

    Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator

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    If this thing works, I will sell someone elses first born baby.
     
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    evrt63 New Member

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    i wonder how long till this filters down to retail?
     
  4. Randomletters

    Randomletters ))((

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    If Sony has anything to say about it, it will never filter down to retail :)
     
  5. Judas

    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    no.. sony will work on it and build a blue ray system that works with 8 layers to provde up to 10TB of data on a single disk ;)
     
  6. dj_stick

    dj_stick Apple Fanboy?

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    and sell it for $200 per disc claiming people will buy it no matter the cost
     
  7. Zeph

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    This has been in the works for a long time, but I had no idea it would hold that much. I always guessed a couple hundred gigabytes at most.
     
  8. SFOSOK

    SFOSOK 939 Goin Strong

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    Hell might as well replace all our HD's with CD readers and blue-ray disks
     
  9. nForcer

    nForcer Twice the fun!

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    Shoot everyone remember when the "-R and +R" DVD format wars began?
    Recall the war we're still dealing with under HDDVD and BluRay?

    Its a pissing match and nobody is going to win. Everyone agreed there needed to be one standard but now they're arguing over WHO says WHO's standard they should go with.

    Scool-yard bickary at its finest...corporately funded! I'm not buying into EITHER of them..
     

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