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Old 06-09-2006, 04:35   #11
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Originally Posted by R-T-C
Why not? Certainly if the cost of a dual-player is not substantially more than a regular player I think it would be a lot more desirable (I think a lot of people are waiting either for one format to win, at least to see which format gets the better films).
Whilst Blu-Ray and HD-DVD use the same compression schemes (good), the underlying programming languages used to drive the things are completely different. So whoever took on this task would essentially have to create their own chipsets from the ground up that would run both Blu-Ray's BD-J and Microsoft's iHD.
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