Sharp 100GB BDXL Discs Launch This Month

Sharp has announced that they have created the worlds first available 100GB Blu-ray Disc. The new disc is capable of storing 100GB of data on three layers on a single disc.

The disc is called the VR-100BR1 and is a “write-once” disc that conforms to the BDXL format specifications. The new discs will be available at the end of this month over in Japan.

What the new triple-layer 100GB Blu-ray discs allow users to do is store 12 hours of terrestrial digital TV.

100GB Blu-ray Disc Features

1. World’s first triple-layer Blu-ray Disc media featuring large 100GB recording storage capacity.
2. “Hard coat” process provides peace of mind to users by protecting important video data from scratches and fingerprint contamination.
3. Users can print directly on discs down to 24 mm inner diameter.

Prices have not been revealed just yet.

Via: Engadget

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