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Photos: Next-gen DVDs take center stage

Companies behind the rival Blu-Ray and HD DVD formats are racing to become the successor to today's DVD technology.
By Bill Detwiler, Contributor
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Steven Chack

Steven Chack, owner of the Naked Eye News and Video rental store in San Francisco, is worried about the effect of a next-generation DVD format war on his business.

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HD DVD manufacturing plant

An HD DVD manufacturing plant operated by Memory-Tech.

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HD DVD production

An HD DVD is checked for errors in the production process.

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Sony Blu-Ray disc

A finished prototype of a Sony Blu-Ray disc.

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