Sony develops paper-based disc

By Julio Franco
Apr 15, 2004
  1. Sony and Toppan Printing, a large Japanese printing company, have developed a Blu-ray Disc based on a paper substrate which promises to be more environmentally friendly and secure when destroyed than traditional discs, they say.

    Blu-ray Disc uses a blue laser to achieve a storage capacity of around 25GB or around five times that of current DVD discs. It is one of a number of new optical disc storage formats that are being targeted at applications such as storage of high-definition video.

    Read more: PC World.
  2. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,573   +65


    Plastic & Kevlar discs are shattering and paper works okay? hehe. :)
  3. OS samurai

    OS samurai TS Rookie Posts: 159


    I was just thinking the same thing ;) :D
  4. vassil3427

    vassil3427 TS Rookie Posts: 640

    Next they'll have edible discs....

    I wonder what happens when these paper based ones get wet?
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