Think that optical discs are slowly dying and everyone will move on to more portable storage alternatives that provides for a larger storage space? Well, Sony and Panasonic doesn’t think so, both companies have announced that they will jointly develop a new next-generation discs that are capable of storing a minimum of 300GB on a single piece of media. You read right, 300GB of storage on a piece of disc.
The new storage media is expected to be available by the end of 2015. Although both companies hope to attract the professional industries such as those who use high-capacity discs to store things such as high-definition videos, or move large amount of data, they hope to tap into the consumer market as well.
300GB discs anyone? Find out more about the partnership between both companies in Sony’s website.