DVD Video, Round 2

“Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, for Round 2 of the ultimate battle for the hearts and minds of consumers everywhere!” This time around it’s Blu-ray vs. Advanced Optical Disc (AOD) .

Blu-ray can hold 27 GB per layer. Backers include Hitachi, LG Electronics, Matsushita, Pioneer, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, and Thomson.

AOD can hold 15 GB per layer. Backers are Toshiba and NEC. Link