blu ray vs hd dvd mini case qa

Read the mini-case “Blue-ray versus HD-DVD: A Standards Battle in High-Definition Video” and the WSJ article “Internet of Things” in Reach, and post ONE ORIGINAL REPLY(1 paragraph answer to each question) to EVERY questions below;


1.     Why did Sony’s Blu-ray win the format war?  What do you think Toshiba should have done differently? 

2.     The HD-video market was under a lot of pressure to adopt a dominant design.  Explain why.

3.     In the article “Internet of Things” in Reach – what challenges do makers of these products face in achieving consumer adoption?  Think of concepts we’ve learned in class. Also, why did Mike Markkula say he was 20 years too soon?