The combination DVD-RAM/R drive leverages Panasonic's 15 years of experience in high-density, phase-change-type recording/reading technology and builds on its nearly three-year track record of delivering nearly two million highly reliable rewritable DVD drives. Offering unprecedented versatility, the new drive delivers on Panasonic's commitment to provide a single, interchangeable solution for home video, personal computing, business storage/archiving as well as master DVD development and testing.
One of the NAB demonstrations will highlight the Panasonic drive being used to support the workflow of DV tape-based acquisition, non-linear editing, DVD authoring and DVD-R distribution for consumer playback. In the second demonstration, the company will demonstrate high-definition MPEG-2 files being played back at nearly 20Mbps. Reinforcing its commitment to DVD Forum standard technology, Panasonic will also demonstrate a consumer DVD-RAM recorder/player, consumer DVD player and DVD-R authoring drive..." NULL