First 6x Blu-ray blank media now available
Imation is hawking its Blu-ray blanks at consumers for archiving digital content
The new 6x BD-R discs will have up to a 216Mbit/sec. data transfer speed. The discs are hard-coated and made of a "highly sensitive inorganic material" that enable long lasting performance.
Blu-ray comes in 25GB, single layer and 50GB, double layer discs. Using TDK Life on Record 6x Blu-ray discs, consumers can record 25GB of data in as little as 17 minutes -- approximately six minutes faster than a prevously available 4x BD-R.
Imation is hawking its TDK-branded Blu-ray discs at consumers for archviving digital content. The company said the new Blu-ray discs also address compatibility issues found with previous models through the use of the VER. 1.3. format, which Imation claims to be the most compatable with Blu-ray burners today.
TDK Life on Record Blu-ray 6x media will be available in 25GB single-layer and 50GB double-layer capacities starting in October, at a retail price of $13.99 for a BD-R disc and $32.99 for a BD-R DL.
Imation said it is also launching a full line of TDK Life on Record-branded accessories for Blu-ray disc cleaning and storage to protect and maintain high-definition content, including the following:
- TDK Life on Record Opticloth for Blu-ray, a reusable microfiber cloth to clean Blu-ray media safely. They will be available in November for a suggested retail price of $4.99.
- TDK Life on Record Blu-ray Clean Cloths -- dry, disposable, nonabrasive cloths for removing dust, dirt and oil from Blu-ray disc surfaces. The cloths will be available in November for a suggested retail price of $4.99 for a pack of 20 cloths.
- TDK Life on Record Blu-ray Player Laser Lens Cleaner, which helps maintain and clean Blu-ray players. It will be available in November for a suggested retail price of $29.99.
- TDK Life on Record Blu-ray Tyvek Sleeves for storing Blu-ray discs in a scratch-resistant sleeve. Packs of 25 will be available in November for a suggested retail price of $8.99.
Read more about Data Storage in Computerworld's Data Storage Topic Center.
- Data Warehouse Augmentation: The Queryable Data Store While organizations have, to date, been busy exploring and experimenting, they are now beginning to focus on using big data technologies to solve...
- Rebranded Quadmark revamps its IT solutions with Google Apps Switching to Google Apps halved Quadmark's IT admin costs while achieving 10% time savings per employee. The global consulting firm now spends 80%...
- CrashPlan PROe Security Because mobile laptops often are connected to unsecured networks, a very high standard of security is required to ensure privacy.
- Protecting Digitalized Assets in Healthcare Healthcare providers face an urgent, internal battle every day: security and compliance versus productivity and service. For most healthcare organizations, the fight is...
- Live Webcast Best Practices: How to Improve Business Continuity with Virtualization VMware solutions include a range of business continuity capabilities to help ensure availability for applications across your virtualized environment. Learn More>>
- Live Webcast
Transforming Finance, Procurement and Supply Chain Effectiveness with Cross-Functional Analytics
Date: May 6th, 2014
Time: 1 PM EDT
Attend this Webcast to find out how Oracle's packaged analytic applications enable line-of-business managers to examine all...
- Live Webcast LIVE EVENT: 5/7, The End of Data Protection As We Know It. Introducing a Next Generation Data Protection Architecture. Traditional backup is going away, but where does this leave end-users?
- LIVE EVENT: 5/7, The End of Data Protection As We Know It. Introducing a Next Generation Data Protection Architecture. Traditional backup is going away, but where does this leave end-users?
- Make or Break: New Auto Products Must Go To Market On Time This Webcast quantifies the value of time to market for the auto industry and highlights how Primavera Enterprise Portfolio Management can help organizations.