2003-04-10 Blu-Ray / HD-DVD DVD like disk from Sony / Philips with recordning capabilities. Holds up to 27 GB on a one sided, one layered 12cm disk. Will also be available in other sizes and formats. Hybrid discs, combining DVD and Blu-Ray will also be released. Second generation Blu-ray with 50 GB capacity and 22 MB/s transfer rate planned. Third generation products are said to double those figures again. Consumer products based on Blu-ray appear in 2006.
HD-DVD is the competing standard from NEC / Toshiba which was selected by DVD Forum as the next DVD version
2006-11-11 PlayStation 3 Next generation PlayStation. Will use the Cell processor and four 64 MB XDR DRAM chips for 256MB memory. Said to be presented in May of 2005, with mass production starting in mid-2006. To include Nvidia RSX graphics said to be twice as fast as NV40. Already previewed, but will be available in mid-2006.