One of the firms, Amoi Electronics, confirmed that it will start making HD-DVD players next year, and that its choice was based on an expectation that Hollywood studios would back the standard.
But HP has now claimed that Intel and Microsoft are spreading misleading information about Blu-ray disc capacity, despite HP's close relationship with Microsoft.
Microsoft and Intel said in a statement that Blu-ray had only demonstrated a capacity of 25GB. HP maintains that so called Dual Layer BD-ROM drives enable 50GB capacity.
Meanwhile in separate reports, Paramount Pictures said that it will support both formats despite Toshiba suggesting that the Hollywood studio had chosen HD-DVD.
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