Are There Blu-ray Disc Recorders?
Are There Blu-ray Disc Recorders?NOTICE: HD-DVD is now officially discontinued. However, information on HD-DVD, and its comparison to Blu-ray, is still contained in this article for historical purposes, as well as the fact that there are still many HD-DVD player owners, and HD-DVD players and discs will continue to be sold and traded on the secondary market for some time.Answer: Both Blu-ray and HD-DVD technology support high definition video recording, but there are no current plans to market Blu-ray Disc recorders in the U.S market (HD-DVD has been discontinued). Some of factors contributing to this state of affairs includes the increasing popularity from TIVO and Cable/Satellite DVRs in the U.S., which may affect the competitive success of high definition disc-based recorders, such as Blu-ray or HD-DVD. In addition, copy-rotection concerns and potential piracy have the movie studios “pa