Toshiba Announces Triple Layer 45GB HD DVD Media

Toshiba Corp. has announced new hybrid DVD media capable of holding a whopping 45GB of storage. The HD DVD-ROM disc is based on the HD DVD disc structure with a single side and 3 layers. On each of the 3 layers, 15GB of data can be stored, all on the standard 0.6mm disc sizes.

This announcement is also followed by other media news from Toshiba including the development of a double-sided, dual-layer hybrid ROM disc for storage of both HD and SD media. These hybrid discs are designed for public transition to the new HD DVD format by providing support for legacy home DVD units and support for the new players.

You can find out more information by visiting the Toshiba Web site.