DVD Compatibility Oliver Slattery (NIST) GIPWoG March 9 th , 2005. Objectives. Need testing from consumer point of view Test ‘ Phases ’ keeps pace with technology Phase 1: results established a baseline, primarily with DVD ROM drives
Need testing from consumer point of view
Test ‘Phases’ keeps pace with technology
Phase 1: results established a baseline, primarily with DVD ROM drives
Phase 2: obtain results with latest technology and include DVD burners;
Phase 3: Continue with higher speed media;
Phase 4: Continue with set-top DVD recorders and test compatibility with players and drives
Phase 5: Dual layer media.
Encourage dialog between different sectors within the industry
Two drives required:
Contains DVD-ROM title* of test disc
Contains the writable test disc
Four parts to the test-
*(‘Saint Saens and Bizet’ for DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW)
*(‘The Call’ for DVD-RAM test discs)
All passed = good compatibility
Did you fill the GIPWoG digital media life time survey?
How long do you want your digital storage media to last?
Take the survey: www.dvda.org/nist/survey
Deadline: May 31st 2005.