Sonic Solutions announced that its Roxio digital media software for Blu-ray Disc (BD) has been selected by Sony to power BD data-burning capabilities for two new VAIO computers—the AR notebook and RC desktop. The Roxio BD software will allow users to archive of up to 50 Gigabytes of data, including rich media on a double layer BD-R (recordable) or BD-RE (rewritable) disc.
Roxio’s BD software will be installed on both of Sony’s first Blu-ray equipped VAIO PCs. The VAIO AR Digital Studio features a 17-inch widescreen display and is built to deliver the power and performance of a desktop with the convenience of a notebook. Sony’s VAIO RC Digital Studio is a multimedia-optimized desktop computer designed to excel at the creation, management, editing and archiving of video, music and photos.