Their project Web site defines their ultimate objective is a terabyte (1,024 GB) disc, not for video, but instead as a permanent archival medium.
Meanwhile, 2nd-Gen DVD formats (Blu-Ray and HD-DVD) is a subject of European Commission fact-finding into how those are being marketed, and the possibility of monopolistic practices has been raised by critics.
However, CD-R with phthalocyanine dye is still found to be the most reliable archival medium, with doubts about long term DVD-R accuracy for archival dependability casting a pall over the whole backup-to-DVD-R concept.
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