An industry consortium today released a roadmap that new recording technologies could yield 100TB hard drives in about 10 years.

That density, 10 times the capacity of today’s biggest hard drives, will be achieved through the use of up-and-coming techniques such as laser-assisted recording technology.

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ASTC’s roadmap shows HAMR and BMPR technologies combining to grow bit areal densities by 10X compared to today’s hard drives.

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