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China Hualu Group Joins Blu-ray Disc Association
Only Consumer Electronics Company Belonging to Chinese State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of State Council, Joins BDA as Contributor Member

BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--China Hualu Group Co., Ltd. (CHLG), the only consumer electronics company belonging to Chinese state-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of State Council, has joined the Blu-ray Disc Association as a contributor member.

CHLG is one of China’s leading manufactures of audio and video devices and is one of the largest providers of audio and video contents and services in China.

“After careful and intensive evaluation of next generation DVD formats, China Hualu Group decided to join Blu-ray Disc Association since this presents the best opportunity in the market for us,” said Chen Run Sheng, Chairman of CHLG. “Hualu Group is committed to actively help improve Blu-ray Disc formats and becoming involved in its promotional activities in the Chinese market.”

“I am very pleased China Hualu Group joined Blu-ray Disc Association and hope Hualu group will propose Chinese technologies and standards to Blu-ray Disc Association for further improvement of Blu-ray Disc format and contribute to the development of optical disc related industries in China,” said Bai Weimin, Director, Department of Electronics & I.T. Products, Division of Broadcast & Television, Ministry of Information Industry, China.

“Blu-ray Disc Association welcomes CHLG to BDA,” said Sumitaka Matsumura, Chairman of China Task Force, Blu-ray Disc Association and Executive Officer, Pioneer Corporation. “CHLG is one of the most influential companies in China. We are confident they will play an important role in promoting and to expanding the Blu-ray Disc format to the world.”

“The addition of a leading Chinese company like CHLG is one more indication of the strong and growing support for Blu-ray,” said Andy Parsons, chairman of BDA’s US Promotions Committee. “We look forward to CHLG’s active participation in bringing the benefits of Blu-ray to consumers in China.”

About China Hualu Group

China Hualu Group Co., Ltd. (CHLG) was established in 1992 by the State Council of China. Its business includes audio/video devices, motion picture production, IT technology, and trade. CHLG engages in the development, manufacturing and sales of products ranging from key components, such as optical pick-ups, drives for DVD players/recorders and other audio/video products. CHLG currently is growing as one of the biggest providers of audio/video contents and services in China.

About Blu-ray Disc

Blu-ray Disc is the next-generation optical disc format being developed for high-definition video and high-capacity software applications. A single-layer Blu-ray Disc will hold up to 25 gigabytes of data and a double-layer Blu-ray Disc will hold up to 50 gigabytes of data.

About the Blu-ray Disc Association

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) is responsible for promoting and further developing business opportunities for Blu-ray Disc - the next-generation optical disc for storing high-definition movies, games, photos and other digital content. The BDA has more than 180 members. Its Board of Directors consists of Apple; Dell Inc.; HP; Hitachi, Ltd.; LG Electronics Inc.; Mitsubishi Electric Corporation; Panasonic (Matsushita Electric); Pioneer Corporation; Royal Philips Electronics; Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; Sharp Corporation; Sony Corporation; Sun Microsystems, Inc.; TDK Corporation; Thomson; Twentieth Century Fox; Walt Disney Pictures and Television; Warner Bros. Entertainment.





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Hmm, weren't we told over and over that China was destined to go HD DVD?

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China Hualu Group Joins Blu-ray Disc Association
Only Consumer Electronics Company Belonging to Chinese State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of State Council, Joins BDA as Contributor Member

BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--China Hualu Group Co., Ltd. (CHLG), the only consumer electronics company belonging to Chinese state-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of State Council, has joined the Blu-ray Disc Association as a contributor member.

CHLG is one of China’s leading manufactures of audio and video devices and is one of the largest providers of audio and video contents and services in China.

“After careful and intensive evaluation of next generation DVD formats, China Hualu Group decided to join Blu-ray Disc Association since this presents the best opportunity in the market for us,” said Chen Run Sheng, Chairman of CHLG. “Hualu Group is committed to actively help improve Blu-ray Disc formats and becoming involved in its promotional activities in the Chinese market.”

“I am very pleased China Hualu Group joined Blu-ray Disc Association and hope Hualu group will propose Chinese technologies and standards to Blu-ray Disc Association for further improvement of Blu-ray Disc format and contribute to the development of optical disc related industries in China,” said Bai Weimin, Director, Department of Electronics & I.T. Products, Division of Broadcast & Television, Ministry of Information Industry, China.

“Blu-ray Disc Association welcomes CHLG to BDA,” said Sumitaka Matsumura, Chairman of China Task Force, Blu-ray Disc Association and Executive Officer, Pioneer Corporation. “CHLG is one of the most influential companies in China. We are confident they will play an important role in promoting and to expanding the Blu-ray Disc format to the world.”

“The addition of a leading Chinese company like CHLG is one more indication of the strong and growing support for Blu-ray,” said Andy Parsons, chairman of BDA’s US Promotions Committee. “We look forward to CHLG’s active participation in bringing the benefits of Blu-ray to consumers in China.”

About China Hualu Group

China Hualu Group Co., Ltd. (CHLG) was established in 1992 by the State Council of China. Its business includes audio/video devices, motion picture production, IT technology, and trade. CHLG engages in the development, manufacturing and sales of products ranging from key components, such as optical pick-ups, drives for DVD players/recorders and other audio/video products. CHLG currently is growing as one of the biggest providers of audio/video contents and services in China.

About Blu-ray Disc

Blu-ray Disc is the next-generation optical disc format being developed for high-definition video and high-capacity software applications. A single-layer Blu-ray Disc will hold up to 25 gigabytes of data and a double-layer Blu-ray Disc will hold up to 50 gigabytes of data.

About the Blu-ray Disc Association

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) is responsible for promoting and further developing business opportunities for Blu-ray Disc - the next-generation optical disc for storing high-definition movies, games, photos and other digital content. The BDA has more than 180 members. Its Board of Directors consists of Apple; Dell Inc.; HP; Hitachi, Ltd.; LG Electronics Inc.; Mitsubishi Electric Corporation; Panasonic (Matsushita Electric); Pioneer Corporation; Royal Philips Electronics; Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; Sharp Corporation; Sony Corporation; Sun Microsystems, Inc.; TDK Corporation; Thomson; Twentieth Century Fox; Walt Disney Pictures and Television; Warner Bros. Entertainment.





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with all the bad news products from China have been getting with the led and what not, I wouldn't buy a chinese product for anything now.
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There is an entire HD-DVD format being developed just for China. that's been known forever. This just shows that China will have both formats, just like the rest of the world. Go China Go!!
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with all the bad news products from China have been getting with the led and what not, I wouldn't buy a chinese product for anything now.
Weren't you agreeing how cheap Chinese players would be a major boon for HD-DVD just a few days ago?
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SHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH :-# <:-| :-# <:-|
Don't mention that!!
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There is an entire HD-DVD format being developed just for China. that's been known forever. This just shows that China will have both formats, just like the rest of the world. Go China Go!!
The chinese HD disc format is red laser (like SD DVD, unlike HD DVD and Blu-Ray) and has nothing to do with HD-DVD. It won't play in either player.
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with all the bad news products from China have been getting with the led and what not, I wouldn't buy a chinese product for anything now.
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There is an entire HD-DVD format being developed just for China. that's been known forever. This just shows that China will have both formats, just like the rest of the world. Go China Go!!
We also know that EVD is in China, Blu-ray is in China, and HD DVD has not entered the Chinese market yet.
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Hmm, weren't we told over and over that China was destined to go HD DVD?
One would have thought that, them being reds.
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