All their own work

Fox, Barry
July 1991
New Scientist;7/27/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1779, p25
Reports on a European patent application by Dutch electronics company Philips confirming suspicions that its idea of the recording system known as digital compact cassette (DCC) is entirely its own, not co-developed with Japanese company Matsushita. Absence of cross-references to Matsushita in Philips' patent application; Hope of building on the success of the audio cassette; DCC mechanism of operation.


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