Blu-ray-R disc market to reach critical mass in 2009, says Ritek

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Blu-ray Disc-R (BD-R) discs are expected to reach a crucial market size of 20 million units in 2009 that will give the format momentum for sharp growth thereafter, according to Ritek, one of Taiwan's leading optical disc makers. Judging from previous experience in the development of the CD-R and DVD-R/+R markets, 20 million units is a pivotal number in terms of economies of scale, Ritek remarked.

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