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Upstart plans to reanimate cold dead corpse of holographic storage

Another holographic storage wannabee has popped up. Akonia Holographics has bought some of the assets of doomed holographic storage firm InPhase and moved into its old offices. Is this for real or just another 3D holo fantasy in waiting? Holographic storage is a minefield where technology companies invent ways of storing data …
Chris Mellor, 28 Nov 2012

Mystery hologram disc upstart gobbles InPhase blueprints

3D holographic storage upstart hVault has bought assets of crashed rival InPhase and announced it will ship systems in the spring. hVault, which has a booth at this year's broadcast technology show NAB in Las Vegas, boasted that it is "the leader in holographic archival storage systems". Well, er, yes, because there is pretty …
Chris Mellor, 17 Apr 2012
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AON: Give us cash, we'll emit 10TB holographic cube

Access Optical Networks says it has developed a 1.2TB holographic storage cube that can transfer data at 155MB/sec and last longer than 50 years. Oh, and it's done using mirrors – but no smoke. The storage medium is a 1cm cube of photorefractive lithium niobate crystalline material and the claimed cost/GB is $0.11 in 1,000 …
Chris Mellor, 9 Feb 2012
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Holographic storage's corpse twitches

Failed holographic storage start-up InPhase is selling off its patents as Eugen Pavel's Storex has developed 2nm optical lithography which could lead to a 100 exabyte optical disk. At one end of the holographic storage spectrum we see a crumbling corpse, while at the other holographic gee-whizzery is talking about a disk with …
Chris Mellor, 19 Jan 2012

Holographic storage biz files for Chapter 11

If you listened hard you might have heard a thin scream of despair as holographic storage developer InPhase Technologies filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection yesterday. Bart Stuck, of Signal Lake, the venture capital fund that owns the assets of InPhase, has been struggling to keep the company alive after his VC snapped …
Chris Mellor, 19 Oct 2011
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GE brings holographic storage back from the dead

The dormant holographic storage volcano has rumbled, reminding us that it's not extinct and may yet erupt. As a reminder, this optical storage format came hot on the heels of previous storage successes: compact disks, magneto-optical drives, DVDs, and then Blu-ray. Blu-ray never reached the same relative scale of popularity as …
Chris Mellor, 8 Aug 2011
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How I watched a holographic storage company implode

It was a stony and hard road that holographic storage start-up InPhase travelled, going from hope to long, drawn-out despair. Its ambitions were left in tatters after senior management mis-steps and funding difficulties, but now the firm is allowing itself a little hope again. This is an insider's story of what happened seen …
Chris Mellor, 29 Dec 2010
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InPhase holo-storage firm in deathmarch tug o' war

The two venture capital owners of failed holographic storage developer InPhase are at war. One wants to auction all the company's remaining assets, while the other thinks it can do a phoenix and rise from the ashes. Bart Stuck, CEO of Signal Lake Stuck on you: Signal Lake MD Bart Stuck won't give up on InPhase The …
Chris Mellor, 22 Oct 2010
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Romanian boffin touts 1PB holographic disk tech

Another holographic hopeful has emerged, Storex Technologies, which claims its Hyper CD technology can produce a 1PB optical disk. It was only a couple of years ago that Call/Recall was proposing a 1TB drive and GE was suggesting it could produce a 500GB unit last year. InPhase had to be rescued after its long-lived attempt to …
Chris Mellor, 4 Jun 2010
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Signal Lake rescues InPhase

Collapsed holographic storage maker InPhase is being resuscitated. Venture Capital firm Signal Lake has bought most of the assets of InPhase, which went belly-up earlier this year. Signal Lake was a founding investor in InPhase and has stuck with the firm through its troubles as it tried and failed to bring its Tapestry …
Chris Mellor, 18 Mar 2010

Founding investor still believes InPhase can fly

Comment A founding investor in defunct holographic storage developer InPhase is still hopeful of restarting the firm, even as 'For lease' signs go up on its building in Longmont, Colorado. Bart Stuck is the managing director of Signal Lake Ventures which led the initial $27.9m A-round of funding for InPhase in January 2001. This …
Chris Mellor, 18 Feb 2010

InPhase succumbs to the darkness

Holographic storage company InPhase Technologies has paid off all its employees but is still looking for a venture capital white knight. The dream still flickers, it's just temporarily out of phase. According to a report in the Longmont Times-Call, the last 60 employees have been paid off after working for a year on minimum …
Chris Mellor, 5 Feb 2010
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InPhase might ship holographic storage this year?

InPhase Technologies CEO Nelson Diaz has broken his silence over the company's much-delayed holographic drive saying it would ship later this year. There had been fears that Longmont, Colorado-based InPhase could sink without trace because of the recession as it has been plagued with delay after delay in the development and …
Chris Mellor, 13 Jan 2009

Sanyo beams as next-gen laser cuts it for 100GB Blu-ray Disc

Sanyo has developed a blue laser that could enable 100GB capacity Blu-ray Discs and 166.67MB/s write speeds, 12 times the standard speed. The new GaN laser diode operates at 450mW in pulsed mode - current diodes run at 250mW - and has enough power to write to four layers in a BD. Current disks top out at two 25GB layers and 6x …
Chris Mellor, 9 Oct 2008

Holographic storage kingpin turns staff and product into an illusion

Holographic storage developer InPhase Technologies has been promising the imminent arrival of its 300GB Tapestry drives for three years. But the constant setbacks and delays have now forced the Longmont, Colorado-based firm to cut a substantial amount of its workforce, according to several reports. InPhase was formed in 2000 …
Austin Modine, 5 Jun 2008

InPhase finally to phase in holographic disk

Holographic storage developer InPhase Technologies has said it will announce its Tapestry hologram storage product in May. A version of the product was demonstrated at the NAB2008 show in Las Vegas earlier this month. The bare facts are these: Tapestry consists of 120mm (5.25-inch) diameter clear plastic disks in a cartridge …
Paul Roberts, 26 Apr 2008

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