What year was the first generation of compact disc technology introduced in the United States?
The first generation of compact disc technology was introduced in the United States in March 2, 1983. Originally only 16 titles were available. All of these were published by CBS records. Get details on this from http://www.thewelltemperedcomputer.com/Intro/History.htm.
prototypes were made from the mid to late 1970s but cds weren't commercially available until 1982.