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- Reissued CDs: Go for the gold? // Consumer Reports;Apr96, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p6
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- Erasable optical discs. // Popular Science;May87, Vol. 230 Issue 5, p56
Optical discs can store more information than can regular magnetic floppy diskettes, and ten times more than hard disks. Now in a dramatic advance, the newest of these high-capacity discs can be erased and reused repeatedly.
- Molecular memory. Freundlich, N.J. // Popular Science;Jun87, Vol. 230 Issue 6, p62
The storage capacity of a laser disc is limited by the size of a recorded laser spot. IBM researchers are overcoming that limitation by developing a computer memory that would store one thousand times more information in the same spot. The key is to store data in molecules trapped in crystals.
- Interactive CDs. Freeman, J. // Popular Science;Nov89, Vol. 235 Issue 5, p92
Discusses how a new family of compact discs will soon deliver interactive options to a television with video pictures, animation, text, and hi-fi audio. Software firms are readying super-realistic games, surrogate-travel tours, education/trainingdiscs and more. INSET: Home run!: Mixing...
- A CD photo album for your TV or computer. Stover, D. // Popular Science;Dec90, Vol. 237 Issue 6, p42
Looks at the Kodak Photo CD system which lets consumers preserve, organize and display their 35mm photographs and slides on special compact discs. Features; Capabilities; Price.
- Blending audio and video. Bermant, Charles; Antonoff, Michael // Popular Science;Jun95, Vol. 246 Issue 6, p43
Reports on the combination of audio and video on the CD+ format. Cost; Use of the last track of a CD for computer data; Applications.
- Finally! Recordable CDs. O'Malley, Chris // Popular Science;Jun98, Vol. 252 Issue 6, p50
Focuses on the usefulness of the compact disc (CD). Informtion on the different functions carried out by the CD; Details on the changes which the CD is undergoing; Benefits of changes to the CD; Features of the CD with the changes; Description of the products which CD recording technologies...
- The new boom in laser discs. // Newsweek;1/21/85, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p53
The turntable and vinyl LP are on their way to obsolescence. Compact audio disc players, which use a laser beam, deliver sound with immense dynamic range and a startling purity. Prices on CD players have plunged and a new generation of machines is arriving.
- A perfect match. McConnell, Frank // Commonweal;9/25/92, Vol. 119 Issue 16, p21
Shares the author's new passion for compact discs (CDs). Why he was reluctant to join the CD bandwagon; Discovery of a wide variety of jazz recordings on CDs; Special relationship between CDs and jazz; Sample pieces available from Mosaic records.
- Compact disk indexings and its effects on activities in an... Moore, May M. // Journal of Academic Librarianship;Nov90, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p291
Looks at the effects and perceived effects of compact disk (CD) technology in public services and other areas, on a medium-sized academic library. Statistical data gathering; Available CD products; Staff training on CD products; Reference desk activity; Periodicals acquisition and retention;...