A lot of this was reported at CES, but I'm guessing some of you might not have seen this info yet. Translated from German:
Hightech from the master meisterschmiede: LG presents new burner technologies
LG presents SecurDisc and shows beside the new „portable Slim “- drive assembly that world-wide first HD hybrid burner
Willich, 22 February 2007 - under the name „SecurDisc “hides itself an innovative safety system for DVD and CD media. LG is for the time being the only manufacturer, whose devices are equipped with this revolutionary safety feature. The new technology was developed by HLDS and Nero and increased by a digital signature the security and reliability of burned DVD and CD media. Thus a password coding prevents unauthorized access to the stored data. The user can see of a password and an appropriate software the data only by input. In addition SecurDisc is equipped with an early warning system. DVDs and CDs only a limited life span of approximately ten years (DVD-RAM about 30 years), burned there, have, examine SecurDisc whether the stored data are endangered. In the appropriate case the system spends a warning, so that in time Backups can be provided.
SecurDisc is implemented for the first time in the LG super Multi model GSA-H55N, at the beginning of of April on the market to come is and a scanning rate of 20x (DVD R/+R) will presumably offer. The noncommittal price recommendation amounts to 59 euro.
High definition hybrid GGW-H10N
With the super Multi Blue GGW-H10N presents the multi-format burner of the extra class to LG. The hybrid drive assembly reads and describes Blu ray Discs and controls the read technology for Hp-DVDs. It supports doppellagige BD-media, so that up to 50 gigabyte can be stored. Besides LGs processes new miracle child all usual CD and DVD format - including DVD dual and double Layer. The user can advance toward thereby the discussion around the DVD Nachfolgeformat relaxed. In order Datentransfers to ensure, is equipped the super Multi Blue GGW-H10N snaps with a fast S-ATA-connection.
The introduction on the market of the super Multi Blue GGW-H10N is planned for May (to the technical details see data table below.)
On the places - finished - Slim
Beside elegant Design the new LG is characterised portable Slim models by high scanning rates. The super flat burners in the noble high polish housing achieve eightfold speed with DVD±R. The external devices control a writing and a reading of all usual CD and DVD formats inclusive doubles Layer and DVD-RAM. The drive assemblies experience unrestricted mobility by the USB-2.0-Anschluss, because this makes the enterprise possible without own power source. An external power pack is additionally contained in the scope of supply. The portable Slim of LG gives it with the surface inscription technology to LightScribe (GSA-E50L) and in a variant without LightScribe (GSA-E50N).
The new LG portable Slim burners is available starting from May at the price (UVP) of 99 euro (without LightScribe) and 109 euro (with LightScribe) (to the details see data table below.)
Technical data super Multi Blue GGW-H10N
BD-R (SL/DL) 4x/2x
BD-RE (SL/DL) 2x
DVD±R/R DL 8x/4x
HD DVD-ROM(SL/DL) 3x
DVD±R DL/ROM DL 6x/8x
Technical data super Multi portable Slim GSA-E50
Write Speeds (Power Pack):
DVD+R/-R 8x CAV
DVD+RW/-RW 8x/6x ZCLV
DVD+R/-R DL 6x ZCLV
DVD-RAM 5x PCAV
CD-R/RW 24x ZCLV
Write Speeds (USB Only):
DVD+R/-R 4x CAV
DVD+RW/-RW 4x ZCLV
DVD+R/-R DL 4x ZCLV
DVD-RAM 2x PCAV
CD-R/RW 4x ZCLV
Visit LG starting from that 8. March 2007 also under www.lglounge.de
. There you find all information and pictorial material approximately around the current LG product highlight.