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Analyst Say No Winner in DVD War

Posted by: , 13:50 AEST, Sun August 13, 2006
Tags: DVD Movies, HD

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Hybrid format made up from Blu-Ray and HD-DVD coming soon maybe
Neither HD DVD nor rival Blu-ray Disc is projected to become the heir apparent to DVD this year. “The net result of the format war and publicity it has generated will be to dampen consumer appetite for the whole high-definition disc category,” said Ben Keen, chief analyst with Screen Digest.

Keen said that scenario was one of four probable outcomes for the format war. Others included HD DVD and Blu-ray separately becoming the dominant format and/or a stalemate occurring between the formats resulting in the development of a hybrid format similar to recordable DVD. More...

Credit: Home Media Tetailing


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