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HD DVD Promotion Group press releases

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2006

01/05

HD DVD Hardware and Content "Now Playing" at the Consumer Electronics Show

2005

10/03

"HD DVD is REAL!"—The HD DVD Promotion Group Brings HD DVD to CEATEC JAPAN 2005

09/27

Managing Member Companies of HD DVD Promotion Group Welcome Intel and Microsoft as Newest Members of the Group

06/30

HD DVD GAINS FURTHER MOMENTUM AS COMMERCIALIZATION APPROACHES

04/14

HD DVD Promotion Group Starts Activities with Meeting in Tokyo

Press releases regarding HD DVD

For inquiries regarding the press releases, please contact each individual company.

2006

04/12 Niveus Media Announces Support for HD-DVD High Definition DVD Format
Niveus Media, Inc.
04/10 Toshiba Launches World's First Notebook PC with HD DVD-ROM Drive in Japan
Toshiba Corporation
03/31 Toshiba Brings World's First HD DVD Player to the Japanese Market
Toshiba Corporation
01/24 NETFLIX WILL SUPPORT HIGH-DEF DVD AT LAUNCH
Netflix, Inc.
01/11 Imation to Manufacture HD DVD and Blu-ray Writable Optical Media
Imation Corp

01/05

UNIVERSAL PICTURES UNVEILS INAUGURAL HIGH DEFINITION DVD LINEUP

Universal Pictures

01/05

THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY REACHES AN AGREEMENT TO SUPPORT HD DVD

The Weinstein Company
01/05 TOSHIBA INTRODUCES LINE-UP OF FIRST HD DVD PLAYERS FOR THE U.S. MARKET
Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C.
01/05 PARAMOUNT PICTURES HOME UNVEILS HD DVD LAUNCH TITLES

Paramount Home Entertainment
01/05 WARNER HOME VIDEO ANNOUNCES TITLES AND RELEASE DATES FOR HD DVD

Warner Home Video Inc.

01/05

Start Commercial Basis Mass Production of HD DVD

Memory-Tech Corporation

01/05

InterVideo and Ulead to Demonstrate WinDVD HD Playback, HD Authoring at CES

InterVideo, Inc.
01/05 CyberLink Demos HD DVD Technology with NEC and Toshiba at 2006 CES in Las Vegas
CyberLink Corp
01/05 Toshiba Showcasing First Notebook Computer with HD DVD-ROM Drive at CES 2006
Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.
01/05 Toshiba Announces Industry's First HD DVD Players for the U.S. Market
Toshiba Corporation

2005

12/17 Toshiba's Comment on HP's Announcement to Support HD DVD and Join HD DVD Promotion Group
Toshiba Corporation
12/16 HP to Support HD-DVD High-definition DVD Format and Join HD-DVD Promotions Group
Hewlett-Packard Company
12/13 Toshiba Updates the Status of HD DVD Products Launch in Japan along with the Progress of Content Protection System for HD DVD (AACS)
Toshiba Corporation
12/01 CyberLink Presents Solutions for the Digital Home and Blu-ray/HD DVD at CES 2006
Cyberlink Corp
10/21 Toshiba's statement on reports related to Warner Bros.'s announcement on next-generation optical discs
Toshiba Corporation
10/03 Toshiba Releases Official Comment on Reports on Paramount
Toshiba Corporation
10/03 Toshiba Exhibits HD DVD Player at CEATEC JAPAN 2005
Toshiba Corporation

09/29

AudioDev unveils HD DVD analyzer

AudioDev AB
09/29 CyberLink Demos Unprecedented HD DVD Playback on an Intel Dual-Core Processor Platform
CyberLink Corp

09/27

Toshiba First in World to Develop Notebook PC with HD DVD-ROM Drive

Toshiba Corporation
09/26 Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology Releases the World's First Slim HD DVD Read Drive for Notebook PCs

Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology Corporation
09/21 Toshiba Develops Dual-Layer HD DVD-R Discs
Toshiba Corporation
09/02 Sonic Unveils Industry’s First HD-DVD Application Development Tools

Sonic Solutions
08/11 SANYO Develops a Breakthrough LSI for HD DVD

SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
08/05 Functional dye from Clariant is major element in the next generation of DVDs

Clariant International Ltd
08/01 Memory-Tech and Ulead Forms Strategic Alliances for HD DVD Authoring Tool Development

Ulead System, Inc.
Memory-Tech Corporation
06/28 Microsoft and Toshiba Strengthen Relationship
Toshiba Corporation
Microsoft Corporation
06/08

Volume Production Technology of HD DVD-R Discs Established
- Dye Breakthrough Allows Manufacture on Standard DVD-Recordable Disc Production Lines -

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Hayashibara Biochemical Laboratories, Inc.
Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.
Mitsubishi Kagaku Media Co., Ltd.
Toshiba Corporation

 

05/11

TOSHIBA UNVEILS 45GB HD DVD-ROM DISC AND DOUBLE-SIDED HYBRID DISC
- Further Expands Horizon of Future Digital Home Entertainment-

Toshiba Corporation

 

05/10 Comment on Report on Next Generation DVD Format Unification Toshiba Corporation
04/12

Memory-Tech Developed World-First Semiconductor Laser Based LBR for HD DVD
Memory-Tech Corporation

03/30

Memory-Tech World First HD DVD Disc Measurement System for Mass Production Line
Memory-Tech Corporation

03/28

ONKYO CORPORATION has released announcement on HD DVD support. (Japanese only)
ONKYO CORPORATION

03/11

CyberLink Announces Support for High-Definition DVD Across DVD Entertainment and Burning Product Lines
CyberLink Corp

01/07

HD DVD HARDWARE AND MOVIE TITLES UNVEILED AT THE 2005 INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES)
Toshiba Corporation