DVD

By: Someone

Intro

                    You have to know what a DVD is if youŐre going to watch one. If you keep reading, this report will hopefully help you. So, you need to keep reading. A DVD is really cool.

 

 

Main Idea

What is a DVD? A DVD looks like a CD. But, the DVD holds six times as much data as a CD. DVDŐs are pretty much meant for holding data and movies. DVD's store six times as much data as a CD. DVDŐs are awesome.

What is HD DVD? Well, HD DVD is like a DVD. It can store about 3 and one fourth times as much data layer as its predecessor. Its capacity is 15 GB per layer other than 4.7 GB.

 

History

Have you ever come across the question what company owns the DVD?  Well, if you want to know, keep reading. According to AllForMP3.com no company owns the DVD. Ten companies do: Hitachi, JVC, Matsushita, Mitsubishi, Philips, Pioneer, Sony, Thomson, Time Warner, and Toshiba. Wow! ThatŐs kind of cool.

       Do you know how much money has been made buy the DVD? According to the Digital Entertainment Group, all DVD sales and rentals totaled $21.2 billion in 2004. The sales portion of that was $15.5 billion. ThatŐs a lot of money.

       How much bytes does a DVD hold? Well, according to wikipedia, it holds a lot. Each DVD sector contains 2418 bytes of data, 2048 bytes of which are user data. ThatŐs cool.

Conclusion

So, now you know a lot on the DVD. Hopefully, you learned something. So, now that you know more on the DVD, you can know what it is like. I hope you liked my report. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bibliography

 

 

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Bibliography

Source:

http://www.allformp3.com/dvd-faqs/61.htm

Author:

All for MP3.com

Title:

[6.1] Who invented DVD and who owns it? Whom to contact for specifications and licensing?

Date of retrieval:

April 30, 2008

Brief Summary:

This wed page has a lot of info on the DVD. It says who owns it.

 

 

 

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Bibliography

Source:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HD_DVD

Author:

Wikipedia

Title:

HD DVD

Date of retrieval:

April 30, 2008

Brief Summary:

It tells what the HD DVD is.

 

 

 

 

 

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Bibliography

 

Source:

http://www.didyouknow.cd/dvd/dvdhistory.htm

Author:

did you know? Facts fun info

Title:

History of the DVD

Date of retrieval:

April 30, 2008

Brief Summary:

It tells about the history of the DVD.

 

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Bibliography

Source:

http://www.engadgethd.com/2007/11/07/90-000-hd-dvd-players-sold-in-one-weekend/

Author:

Ben Drawbaugh

Title:

90,000 HD DVD players sold in one weekend

Date of retrieval:

April 30, 2008

Brief Summary:

It tells that there were 90,000 DVD players sold in 1 weekend. According to retailers, Wal-Mart, Best but and Circuit City moved 90,000 DVD players.