G.E.’s Breakthrough Can Put 100 DVDs on a Disc – NYTimes.com

General Electric says it has achieved a breakthrough in digital storage technology that will allow standard-size discs to hold the equivalent of 100 DVDs.

G.E. plans to announce this on Monday. Although it is just in the lab phase, the major breakthrough  is the ability  G.E. claims to be able to mass produce these  storage discs at an “affordable” price. Holographic dis storage  technology has been explored by many entities over a long period of time now.  G.E. however has developed what they call  microholographic storage which they say would enable up to 500 Gb of information on a disc the size of a DVD and could hold holograms of DVD, CD and Blu-ray and it’s player could read all of these formats.

G.E. predicts that their new technology could be released as early as 2011 at a cost of 10 cents per GB or less. Read more at the NY Times:

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