[news=http://www.playfuls.com/scitech/gimages/tdkbr25.jpg]Blu-Ray standards are slowly but steadily beginning to enter the market as manufacturers reveal their discs and players. Now world leader in digital recording solutions, TDK has announced that shipments for its 25GB recordable and rewritable Blu-Ray disc have begun.
A pioneer of blue laser recording technology and founding member of the Blu-Ray Disc Association, TDK is the first to market with bare Blu-Ray Disc media. Retail pricing is set at $19.99 for a 25GB BD-R (recordable), $24.99 for a 25GB BD-RE (rewritable). In addition, TDK will ship 50GB Blu-Ray Disc media later this year with retail pricing set at $47.99 for a 50GB BD-R (recordable) and $59.99 for a 50GB BD-RE (rewritable).