TITLE

Optical Media Wars: DVD vs. SACD

AUTHOR(S)
Hall, Gary S.
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Electronic Musician;Nov2004, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the compact and digital video disc technology in the U.S. Neglect of the DVD Forum to lock up legal ownership of the term DVD; Necessity of the file system for computers to read the discs; Provision of two sets of tables to locate the data on the disc.
ACCESSION #
16094297

 

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