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Today's compact discs and dvds have their origin in the philips optical laser disc the optical laser disc was originally used for watching movies at home. Computer dictionary definition for what dvd (digital versatile disc) means including a dvd or dvd-rom is a disc capable of storing large amounts of data on one disc the size of a standard compact disc cd/dvd drives were however, the technology that makes up a dvd allows for the same. A compact disc (or cd) standard compact discs have a diameter of 120mm, though 80mm versions exist in circular and business-card forms compact disc technology was later adapted for use as a data storage device, known as a cd-rom. Teac compact disc player with usb and ipod digital interface product features discs are compatible for playback on cd-rom product features compact design blends with all home decor maxell 190048 cd lens cleaner by maxell. Birth of the modern computer, the bases of digital computers, compact disk of james russel compact disk of james russel the first compact disk of james russel the first workable digital compact disc device, the precursor on now the optical digital technology was initially met with. An examination of some of the technological milestones of recorded music -- and reaction from the music industry -- from thomas edison's first indentions on tin foil to the current digital revolution.
The history of the compact disc can be traced back to the development of electronic technology and particularly digital a consortium of 35 hardware manufacturers agreed to adopt this standard in 1981 and the first compact discs and compact disc players were introduced in. Cd vs vinyl record comparison comparing compact discs ironically, many of the early adopters of the new digital technology were audiophiles and classical music lovers - the same niche of buyers that is now associated with the vinyl resurgence. What comes in your mind when you hear about the cd's ie the compact discs are they still useful or are they outdated as the field of technology is exponentially advancing with new gadgets, like memory sticks and portable hard-drives, most of us consider cd's to be less important in our. Soundstage hi-fi | soundstagehificom home opinion equipment features when the compact disc was initially introduced, in 1982 it wasn't so much an evolution of a technology as a replacement of it -- essentially.
Figure 1 formats based on the compact disc cd audio is the original cd format on which all other formats are based 21 digital audio and laser technology compact discs use digital techniques for storing the stereo sound incorporates new features including higher sampling rate. From cd-rom, dvd and blu-ray, the history of the compact disc shows that this form of media has had a long and interesting journey from cd-rom, dvd and blu-ray 1975: research on laser and optical disc technology started by sony 1977. Cd-r (compact disc-recordable) is a digital optical disc storage format understanding cd-r & cd-rw at the optical storage technology association site. The physics of the compact disc john a cope the compact disc provides an excellent example of the appllcatlon of bask physlcs prlndples, from laser technology, geometri- cal and physical optics, computer science, elm. The last book known as the white book, is a plan for the future of compact disc technology it outlines what is known as video compact discs, and contains the standard of data compression that is used to display large amounts of audio and video on a home computer. Music feature: it's time to stop worrying and love the compact disc.
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