CD, CD-R, CD-RW and DVD: A family in turmoil
- It's not the pits. Wilkinson, Scott // Electronic Musician;Nov96, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p202
Comments on the development of technology facilitating reusable compact discs (CD)s. Features of recordable CDs; Physical description of CDs; Details on CD-Rewritable (CD-RW) technology; Problems associated with CD-Rewritable discs; When the technology is expected to be released for...
- Reading, writing, and CD-R. Pierce, Alan J. // Tech Directions;Dec96, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p11
Provides information about compact disk recordable (CD-R). Most significant difference between compact disk-read only memory (CD-ROM) and (CD-R); Principle behind the digital reading of a CD-ROM disk; Mechanism of the CD-R drive and disk.
- CD-R recording. Alexander, George A.; Chiarelli, Beverly // Seybold Report on Publishing Systems;11/10/95 Special Issue Report, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p36
Features current developments in compact disc recording. Deltis recorder from Olympus; Diskovery 650 recording drive from Optima Technology; CDR-100 from Yamaha; Specifications; Prices.
- Consortium to announce CD-RW agreement. Schwartz, Ephraim // InfoWorld;10/14/96, Vol. 18 Issue 42, p22
Reports that a consortium of media and disc drive manufacturers will jointly announce an agreement to produce CD-Rewritable (CD-RW) drives and media that will begin shipping in early 1997. Pricing scheme; Barriers to corporate acceptance.
- The gold standard. Parker, Dana J. // CD-ROM Professional;Feb95, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p69
Looks at the increased interest in compact disc-recordable (CD-R) format. Reasons for increased interest; Standards; Hardware; Software; Longevity of CD-R media.
- Flopping discs. Kobel, Peter // Entertainment Weekly;10/11/96, Issue 348, p42
Discusses enhanced compact discs (ECD) which play music on regular audio CD players as well as on CD-ROM drives. The features of ECDs being played on computers; The compatibility problems with CD-ROM drives; The reluctance of consumers to buy ECDs; What the companies are doing to encourage...
- Ricoh, MTC America introduce CD-R media products. // EMedia Professional;Oct97, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p22
Focuses on Ricoh Electronics company and MTC America's compact disc-recordable (CD-R) media products. Availability of phthalocyanine CD-R media from Ricoh Electronics; MTC America's Mitsui Gold CD-R media with barcode.
- CDs: The next generation. Fox, Barry // New Scientist;9/10/94, Vol. 143 Issue 1942, p33
Discusses the development of high density compact disc (HDCD). Limitations of standard CDs; Increase in storage density by making the spiral information pits on the disc smaller; Use of varied bit rate to meet the needs of the pictures on the screen; Measures to produce broadcast-quality...
- A thin blue line crams more on discs. Levin, Carol // Australian Personal Computer;Apr95, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p24
Reports on developments related to compact disc technology. Sony and Philips Electronics' video disc format; Time Warner and Toshiba's `super density disc'; Boston University's Center for Photonics Research professor of electronic engineering and physics Thedore Moustakas' demonstration of a...