The final frontier: DVDs that last a thousand years

We finally have a DVD format that can preserve cinematic achievements like Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 and Justin Bieber’s Never Say Never for people to watch during the year 3000…

Millenniata has created a version of the DVD called the M-Disk and it’s definitely unique compared to optical DVD discs. The disc is designed from a rock-like, synthetic material that is comprised of metals and a variety of inorganic materials. When data is transferred to the disc, the syntethic material melts and creates tiny holes that are read as data. This etching is permanent and doesn’t fade over time. The disc is also stable up to 932 degrees Fahrenheit and doesn’t have the same problems with humidity or other weather conditions compared to optical discs. Millenniata claims that the disc was put through a series of stress tests by the U.S. Navy’s Weapons Division and the M-Disc passed through unharmed. Millenniata also believes that the disc will last at least 1,000 years based on internal testing, a 10x improvement over golden archival DVDs.