Sony develops paper-based disc

By on April 15, 2004, 3:39 PM
[COLOR=#1951B9]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.[/COLOR]

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Rick said:
Paper?Plastic & Kevlar discs are shattering and paper works okay? hehe. :)
OS samurai said:
Rick, I was just thinking the same thing ;) :D
vassil3427 said:
Next they'll have edible discs....I wonder what happens when these paper based ones get wet?
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