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Nero Vision Application Receives Blu-ray ‘Direct to Disc’ Certification


BD-RE/BD-AV Direct to Disc certification guarantees video recording of self-encoded stream formats (SESF) to Blu-ray discs with full resolution

Karlsbad, Germany (July 18, 2006) – Nero, leaders in digital media technology, today announced it has received BD-RE/BD-AV Direct to Disc certification for its Nero Vision application. With this certification, Nero 7, the company’s premier digital media software suite in which Nero Vision resides, guarantees consumers that the software is fully compatible with Blu-ray Disc specifications.

Nero Vision enables the recording of video content directly onto rewriteable Blu-ray Discs (BD-RE) with full image resolution. Video may be recorded directly from a DV camcorder or video inputs on the customer’s PC in real time. Discs recorded in BD-AV format can contain up to 6 hours of full-quality video on a single layer 25GB rewritable BD-RE.

“Earning Blu-ray Disc certification is a significant achievement, as the importance of high definition video to today’s consumer cannot be overstated,” said Jim Corbett, Executive Director, Nero AG. “We are committed to providing consumers a complete Blu-ray Disc solution, and will continue to stay on the leading edge of this technology with additional features in the coming months.”

Blu-ray Disc compatible applications already found in the Nero 7 software suite today include Nero Burning ROM and Nero Express, which enable Blu-ray Disc data recording on BD-R/RE media and the creation of 1:1 copies of any unprotected BD media. Consumers can also take advantage of the unprecedented capacity of Blu-ray Disc with Nero’s award-winning Nero BackItUp data backup, InCD packet writing and toolkit applications.
About Nero

Nero ( develops and distributes the world’s leading digital media solutions for consumers and professionals. Today more than 200 million users worldwide rely on Nero’s award-winning and trusted, industry approved applications to manage the needs of the connected digital home and forward-thinking corporations.

Nero’s rapidly-growing portfolio of products defines new levels of innovation in the company’s three key areas of focus: Digital Media Solutions - delivering multimedia applications for audio, video, photo and TV capturing, editing, burning, managing and sharing; Audio and Video Compression Technologies - providing world-class interoperable standards-based solutions for encoding and decoding digital content with support for Next Generation HD and popular handheld formats; and VoIP Solutions - providing cost-effective voice, text and video communication over the Internet for home and business.

Nero products are globally distributed by leading hardware manufacturers, international distribution partners and online portals, and can be purchased directly at

Nero provides worldwide coverage through Nero AG Headquarters based in Karlsbad, Germany and three Sales Offices worldwide: EMEA in Karlsbad, Germany, Americas in Glendale, California, USA, and APAC in Yokohama, Japan.


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