Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook


Forgot your password?

Submission + - Synthetic stone DVD lasts 1,000 years (

Lucas123 writes: A start-up launched a new DVD archive product this week: a disc that it says will hold its data for 1,000 years. The company, Cranberry, says its DiamondDisc product, which can be used in any standard DVD player, is not subject to deterioration from heat, UV rays or material rot due to humidity or other elements because it has no dyes, adhesives or reflective materials like standard DVD discs, and its discs are made from a vastly more durable synthetic stone. Data is laid down on the platter much in the same way as a standard DVD disc, but with DiamondDisc the burner etches much deeper pits. Cranberry said it is also working on producing a Blu-ray version of its 1,000-year disc.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Synthetic stone DVD lasts 1,000 years

Comments Filter:

"Anyone attempting to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin." -- John Von Neumann