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Can Archival Discs Stave Off The Digital Revolution?

Sony and Panasonic are developing Archival Discs (AD) for release next year which will initially be able to hold 300 gb of data, and will eventually store 1 terabyte. The target market is the business sector where data storage is crucial for backups, continuity and auditing, but would these benefit the gaming sector and stave off the digital revolution?

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porkChop1678d ago (Edited 1678d ago )

"The target market is the business sector where data storage is crucial for backups, continuity and auditing, but would these benefit the gaming sector and stave off the digital revolution?"

You answered your own question before even asking it. It's not coming to gaming or movies because it isn't meant for such applications.

And there have already been 1TB Blu Ray prototypes. If we really needed more space they could easily start manufacturing bigger discs for XBO and PS4.

gmanfd3s1678d ago

I think the article establishes where the media is going to be used but the bigger question is should it be deployed for gaming rather than relying on digital downloads. Either in this format or like porkchop says in larger blue ray discs.