Saturday, November 25, 2006

Warren Lieberfarb: Father of the DVD

On the start of the decline of the DVD format with the introduction of HD-DVD and BluRay into the mass market I thought it'd be proper to look back on the man who was the driving force in creating the DVD format to begin with.

"While many gadgets have inventors, the DVD had a father. Warren Lieberfarb, W'65, is credited with the vision, persuasiveness, and persistence that took the DVD from an idea—"a high-quality digital movie on a CD"—to the fastest consumer electronic product adoption ever." - From the University of Pennsylvania alumni magazine.

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