Sony’s New Laser Could Lead To A Dramatic Increase In Disk Storage Space

Sony’s New Laser Could Lead To A Dramatic Increase In Disk Storage Space
Innovation

Blu-rays may soon be obsolete with the development of a new technology.

Naresh Kumar
  • 26 july 2010

Sony is developing a next generation laser for optical disks that may replace the current Blu-ray format. The blue-violet laser fires extremely fast bursts of thin beams of light to read a disk with 20 times the capacity of Blu-ray, which means a blue-violet laser based player can have more than 50 movies on one disk. May be we should hold off buying a Blu-ray player for now?

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