Pioneer 16-layer 400GB Optical Disc

Pioneer 16-layer 400GB Optical Disc

Pioneer 16-layer 400GB Optical Disc

Pioneer shows the world its newly developed 16-layer optical disc that offers up to 400GB storage capacity. Pioneer’s new multi-layer disc is based on the Blu-ray disc but with a new material of reflective layers of Dielectric.

Pioneer said that the new disc and be read on current Blu-ray players as the specifications of the pick-up head (PUH) of the disc is the same as those for the PUH of blank BD discs.

According to Pioneer’s internal roadmap, its super multi-layer technology development is read-only (ROM) discs in 2008-2010, rewritable discs in 2010-2012 and 1TB (1,000GB) disc in 2013, the company indicated.

[digitimes]

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