It's amazing to see the same names shilling for each format Disc or downloads. However the question was will blu-ray be around in 2 years. I would guess most probably. As a Collector I have about 50 VHS tapes, over 500 DVD's, and haven't bought any of those in recent memory, and over a 75 Blu's, and growing. There is currently no hold in your hands format other than Blu, and its predecessor DVD. I know I am not the only "weirdo" who likes to collect movies, concerts, National Geo specials, and as Blu gets more mainstream there will be more people joining my ranks. Downloads and VOD are great for time sensitive programming like TV shows, and renting movies that are not keepers, but I am having more and more difficulty spending 4-5$ for On demand that has a 15 day max window, vs about 20$ for keeping something forever especially when my viewing habits change month to month.
I am not going to discuss B/W caps, and speeds as those really dont pertain to this discussion, other than for those who prefer downloads should really pay for the infrastructure to support it. As the early adopters for all formats do.
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