HD VMD format goes to Cannes
New Medium Enterprises will exhibit HD content on HD VMD at the world’s most prestigious film festival in Cannes, France from May 17 to May 27, 2006.
The company is continuing its campaign to position VMD is a feasible low-cost HD solution for the international motion-picture trade.
HD VMD utilizes today’s red laser DVD Technology and its industrial infrastructure. It offers the capacity for 1920x1080i/p High Definition up to 40Mbps bit rate playback using its 20GB – 40 GB red laser optical discs. The HD VMD players & burners, stand alone and computer embedded are inherently backward compatible with DVD and CD.
It is promoted as low-cost offering priced in the range of existing DVD players, burners and discs. www.nmeinc.com