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Apart from a mushrooming of stand alone DVD players, analysts expect more Blu ray players to be embedded in laptop and desktop personal computers from next year.

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China, potentially a huge market, remains on canada goose outlet in new york the sidelines as it has its own AVS (audio and visual) standard.

buy canada goose jacket cheap don see there being too much effect in China, since Chinese companies aren really taking part in production for either standard, said Zhang Xiaoga, analyst at Orient Securities Co Ltd. canada goose parka outlet hard to see what kind of developments this (Blu ray win) will bring about buy canada goose jacket cheap.




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