CD, CD-R, CD-RW and DVD: A family in turmoil

Bennett, Hugh
April 1997
EMedia Professional;Apr97, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p44
Academic Journal
Presents compact disc (CD)-products or the CD family as it encounters diversification problems along with its progress. Background of the CD family and the lack of backward compatibility of the CD-rewritable (CD-RW) products; Principal reason for the success of the CD family; Change required from digital video discs (DVD); Problem of speed in product development which infected the CD family.


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