DVD (not tape) will challenge MO in 1999
- CD-ROM is dead--long live CD-ROM. Nicholls, Paul // Computers in Libraries;Sep97, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p67
Offers reasons why CD-ROM technology will remain popular despite its inferiority to Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) technology. The substantial infrastructure that has been established by CD-ROM; The high intitial costs of DVD.
- Apocalypse now or orderly withdrawal for CD-ROM? Nicholls, Paul // Computers in Libraries;Apr98, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p57
Discusses the withdrawal from CD-ROMs in light of development of the digital video disc (DVD) technology. The capacity of Pioneer's DVD-Recordables; How to justify DVD in the library; Brief mention of the early days of CD-ROMs.
- CD/DVD librarian news. // Computers in Libraries;Apr98, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p58
Presents news for the compact disc/digital video disc librarian as of April 1998. The increase in worldwide sales of CD-ROMs in 1997, according to a InfoTech report; The prediction of the rise of DVD and the subsequent fall of the CD-ROM medium by three separate industry reports; CD publisher...
- PrimeArray Unveils New-Series CD/DVD Servers. // Information Today;Oct2000, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p53
Reports on the availability of new-series ServStation and Netserve catching CD/DVD-ROM servers by PrimeArray Systems, Inc as of October, 2000. Incorporation of high-speed processors, a faster system bus, greater memory expansion, and full-duplex 100-MB fast Ethernet; Production of network...
- Optical drive shipments to exceed 70 million. // Computers in Libraries;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p62
States that CD format disc drives are one of the fastest growing product families of the decade, with shipment increases underway for CD-ROM, CD-R/CD-RW, and writable drives and the digital video (DVD)-ROM, according to the 1997 DISK/TREND Report. Details about the results of the report; The...
- Checking the rear-view mirror and buckling up. Nicholls, Paul // Computers in Libraries;Jan1998, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p57
Examines the development of CD-ROM and digital video disc (DVD) titles, as of January 1, 1998. Slow development of DVD titles and hardware; Proliferation of CD-ROM titles; CD-ROM drives; CD-ROM encyclopedias; CD-ROM industry activity.
- One Drive That Fits All. Croal, N'Gai // Newsweek;7/3/2000, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p66
Reports on the popularity of CD-ROMs. Amount of data that can be held by a CD-ROM; Popularity of recordable CD-ROM drives in personal computers; Uses of CD-ROMs, including storage of data and music files; Costs of recordable CD-ROM drives; Use of CD-ROMs with digital video disc (DVD) technology.
- PrimeArray Releases New CD/DVD Servers. // Computers in Libraries;Jan2000, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p22
Notes the release of the Netserve line of compact disc (CD) and digital video disc (DVD) network attached servers from PrimeArray Systems Inc. Speed compared to tradition CD-ROM servers; Storage of images; Features; Computer platforms supported.
- GE Bayer Silicones Now on DVD. Walsh, Kerri // Chemical Week;3/5/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 9, p23
Focuses on a silicone coating developed by GE Bayer Silicones to prevent scratches on DVD and CD-ROM. Components of the coating; Characteristics of the coating; Applications of the product.