ISO/IEC 16963:2011

Information technology -- Digitally recorded media for information interchange and storage -- Test method for the estimation of lifetime of optical media for long-term data storage

The electronic version of this International Standard can be downloaded from the ISO/IEC Information Technology Task Force (ITTF) web site

ISO/IEC 16963:2011 specifies an accelerated aging test method for estimating the lifetime of the retrievability of information stored on recordable or rewritable optical disks.

This test includes details on the following formats: DVD-R/RW/RAM, +R/+RW and CD-R/RW.


General information

  • Current status : Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2011-10
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 23
    Digitally Recorded Media for Information Interchange and Storage
  • 35.220.30
    Optical storage devices

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