BLU-RAY DISC

By : Ramya Kalki

HISTORY 
1st GENERATION:

Compact disc (CD): --- 650/700 MB It is with us for over 20 years. Wavelength of laser which reads data: 780 nm Color of laser: Red  2nd GENERATION: Digital versatile disc (DVD): --- 4.7 GB It offers high quality sound and video than CD. Wavelength of laser which reads data: 650 nm Color of laser: Red

Hitachi. Sony) -Wavelength of laser which reads data: 405 nm -Color of laser: Blue-violet which was developed by SHUJI NAKAMURA at NICHIA CORPORATION . Sharp. Pioneer. Samsung.25/50 GB -Next generation optical disc format.HISTORY  3rd GENERATION: Blu-ray disc (BD): --. -Developed by blu-ray disc association (which includes Apple. Philips. Panasonic. HP. LG.

 BD-R (recordable) : for PC data storage.  BD-RE (rewritable) : for HDTV (high definition television) recording. .  BD-RW (rewritable) : for PC data storage.FORMAT OF BD It comes in four different formats:  BD-ROM (read only) : for reading recorded content.

 - .5 hrs of HD video or more than 20 hrs of standard video.TYPES OF BD:  - SINGLE LAYER : Can hold data up to 25/27 GB that means 2 hrs of HD video or about 13 hrs of standard video. DOUBLE LAYER : Can hold data up to 50 GB that means 4.

-------------------------------- . -------------------------------Disc store digitally encoded data in PITS. Track pitch : it is the distance between the two tracks (of pits) on the surface.THE TECHNOLOGY Pits : spiral grooves that run from the centre of the disc to its edges Bumps : other sides of these edges.

in blu-ray disc: Pit size 0.32 microns Laser needed : blue-violet laser (405 nm) Data transfer rate : 36 Mbps .THE TECHNOLOGY So.15 microns ( more than twice as small as the pits on DVD ) Track-pitch is : 0.

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1 mm thick polycarbonate layer  Doesn¶t suffer from BIREFRINGENCE  Doesn¶t suffer from DISC TILT  Hard coating is placed outside to protect from scratches or fingerprints DVD  Data is sandwiched b/w two polycarbonate layers.COMPARISON IN BUILDING BD AND DVD BD  Data is placed on top of a 1. each 0.6 mm thick  Suffer from BIREFRINGENCE  Suffer from DISC TILT  No such hard coating is placed .

Finger prints .Scratches .BLU RAY ¶S DURABILITY ADVANTAGE    Various hard coating technologies make Bly ray disc most durable and family -friendly´ HardHard-coating technology provides resistance to: .Dust Much more ROBUST than today¶s polycarbonatepolycarbonate-based CD/DVD¶s (and HD DVD¶s) .Marks .

FEATURES OF BD With BD we can:  Record HDTV without any quality loss  Instantly skip to any spot on disc  Record one program while watching other on the disc  Create playlists  Edit or reorder programs recorded on disc  Automatically search for an empty space on the disc to avoid recording over a program  Access to web to download subtitles and other extra features  And many more« .

BLYBLY-RAY·S DENSITY ADVANTAGE  Higher density enables better data seek times  Shorter to travel for same amount of data results in faster data seek  Better for random access of data .

.THE NAME The blu-ray name is a combination of ³blue´. because an everyday word cannot be a trademark. according to the manufacturers. for the color of the laser that is used and ³ray´ for optical ray. The ³e´ in ³blue´ was purposefully left off.

On GAURD ‡ Blu-ray discs are better armed than current DVD¶s. They come equipped with a secure encryption system± a unique ID that protects against video piracy and copyright infringement. .

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DO MORE WITH BLU«  More capacity. Density and Performance  More Industry Support/Consumer Reach (BDA has 140+ members)  More Durable  More Interactive User Experience  More Flexible Content Protection: AAC. BD+ Renewability Technology and ROM Mark .

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