Sonic Enables New High Definition-Capable Computers
Posted Aug 17, 2006

Sonic Solutions has announced that its Roxio digital media software for Blu-ray Disc (BD) has been selected by Sony to power BD data-burning capabilities for two new VAIO computers - the AR notebook and RC desktop. The Roxio BD software will allow users to archive of up to 50GB of data, including rich media on a double layer BD-R (recordable) or BD-RE (rewritable) disc.

Roxio's BD software will be installed on both of Sony's first Blu-ray equipped VAIO PCs. The VAIO AR Digital Studio features a 17-inch widescreen display and is built to deliver the power and performance of a desktop with the convenience of a notebook. Sony's VAIO RC Digital Studio, meanwhile, is a multimedia-optimized desktop computer designed to excel at the creation, management, editing, and archiving of video, music, and photos.