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The Battle of Formats You will find two new formats of DVD's coming out there's Blu-ray and one is HD-DVD, is this turn into the conflict of VHS vs. BetaMax and that will be in your home. First, allow me to give you a bit of background on both those new forms of DVD's. Blue-ray which was devised by a group of companies called Blue-ray Disc Association. It consists of firms such as Sony, Apple, Dell, HP, and a Lot More. Blue-ray will hold 25 gigabytes and is going to be the exact same size and shape of a DVD. The only difference is that it uses a different laser that's the colour blue. Now you understand why they called it this. The significant factor that will push Blue-ray to be in your home is that Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, and Warner Bros will be big fans of Blue-ray. Another big feature is that it will contain DRM that is digital rights management. Blue-ray has another kind of encryption called BD+ which will enable the businesses to alter the encryption. This will make it very difficult to create copies of their products like films and software. HD-DVD was released on the DVD forum and on November 19, 2003 they decided that the HD-DVD format be the new DVD to lead HD films. HD DVD was originally called Advanced Optical Disc. Like Blue-ray it is exactly the same dimension as Cd's and DVD's. HD-DVD's will only hold 15 gigabytes, 10 less than Blue-ray. HD-DVD uses a red laser to burn info and read information. This Item is supported by Toshiba, NEC, Sanyo, Microsoft, HP, and Intel. Now the type of copy right protection which HD-DVD is some what like Blue-ray. They've a Watermark Protection. All of HD DVD readers will probably check with this watermark and if doesn't see the watermark it will refuse to play the disk. Producers have also discusse...