According to Stan Glasgow, president and chief operating officer of the Sony Corp. division, Sony won’t be able to supply demand for Blu-Ray players.
“Overall component supply is tightening up,” Stan Glasgow, president and chief operating officer of the Sony Corp. division, said during an event in New York. He noted that a wide range of electronic devices such as mobile phones are “selling at a phenomenal rate.”
This means then when you buy a mobile phone you could buy the components for Blu-Ray? Come on.
But they have a solution. “It’s going to be expensive,” he said. “It will take time to get component prices down.”
So they will “bribe” the manufacturers in order to buy the necessary components. This is very nice. So we pay for their lack of future prediction.
As you know, Blu-Ray is in competition with HD-DVD. Their target is the $24 billion home video market.
And I suppose you know that HD-DVD made the first step with Toshiba who launched the first HD-DVD player in Japan a month ago.