Blu-Ray Disc Production Officially Underway, Says Sony
Posted Wed May 17, 2006 at 01:57 AM PDT by
With the launch of Blu-Ray set for next month and the November arrival
of the PlayStation 3 looming, Sony yesterday confirmed that disc
production has officially begun
, reports Total Video Games.
According to Sony DADC, the optical media producing arm of Sony of America,
over 750,000 Blu-Ray discs are currently being produced a month; total output
is expected to ramp up to 5 million discs by October 2006.
"Sony DADC is thrilled to be the leading optical disc manufacturing facility
in the U.S. and has a full Blu-Ray BD-ROM line ready for production," said
Dieter Daum, President of Sony Disc & Digital Solutions. "Blu-Ray is
going to revolutionize the way consumers enjoy and interact with high definition
entertainment content, and we are pleased to play a critical role in this important