When Were CD's Invented?

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James Russell invented the compact disk in 1965. He was granted a total of 22 patents for various elements of his compact disk system. However, the compact disk came into popularity when it was mass manufactured by Philips in 1980.
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The Compact Disc, a spin-off of Laserdisc technology, was developed by researchers at Sony and Philips Consumer Electronics, and introduced in 1982.
Compact Discs were introduced into the market in 1980 by Philips and Sony as an alternative to the vinyl disc and audio cassettes. However, long before this Jim Russell, a scientist at Battelle's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, WA had invented the optical-digital data-storage technology. He was granted a total of 22 patents for various elements of his compact disk system.
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