A month after saying it had figured out how to squeeze 400GB of data onto a single optical disc, Pioneer says it can do better than that.
On Tuesday the company said that it is "feasible" to produce a Blu-ray-compatible disc with 20 layers. At 25GB per layer, that amounts to a 500GB disc. The previous claim of 400GB meant just 16 layers were on a single disc.
Blu-ray Discs are currently available in single layer (25GB) and dual-layer (50GB) discs.
The company said that it was able to squeeze more layers in by stacking alternating layers of … Read more