Hollywood movie studios not supporting China-developed CBHD, say Taiwan optical disc makers

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While many leading optical disc makers and vendors of optical disc players in China have been actively promoting the CBHD (China Blue High-definition Disc) format, the prospects for CBHD are not optimistic because vendors are finding it difficult to win support from the main movie studios in Hollywood, according to Taiwan-based optical disc makers.Vendors, including Shinco, TCL, Malata, Tsinghua Tongfang and SVA, plan to start volume production of CBHD players in the fourth quarter of 2008, the sources noted.

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