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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 disc - Wikipedia

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Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format released in 1982 and ..... The CD-i Ready specification was later created to improve compatibility with audio CD players, and the CD-i...

History of the Compact Disc | Low End Mac

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May 1, 2014 ... The inventor of the compact disc (CD), the most popular medium in the world for playing back and storing music, is often disputed, as one ...

The history of the CD - The beginning - Research | Philips

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Because ten years after its invention the gramophone record was developed. ... only half a centimeter larger than the Compact Disc that was to be introduced 95  ...

The history of the CD - The CD family - Research | Philips

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The Compact Disc, introduced in November 1982 in Japan and in March ... for CD-R (not CD-RW) in 1996, although it was Philips as inventor of the CD that was ...

Who made Compact Disk first, Phillips or Sony? - Here Be Answers

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Although James Russell made the world's first CD, his name did not become famous as the inventor of CD. This credit was usurped by Japan's Sony Corporation ...

The History Of The Compact Disc | Gizmodo Australia

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Aug 17, 2012 ... These executives were holding the first Compact Disc ever pressed. ... It was invented by Philips, Sony, Toshiba and Panasonic and eventually ...

compact disc facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Ever since the invention of the phonograph in 1876, music has been a popular source of home entertainment. In recent years, the compact disc has become the  ...

Compact Disc - History of Computers

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Birth of the modern computer, The bases of digital computers, Compact Disk of ... disc device, the precursor on now ubiquitous CD/DVDs, was invented in the ...

Scrupuli: Who Invented the CD and the CD-ROM?

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Jul 28, 2000 ... The Lemelson-MIT Prize Program: James T. Russell: The digital compact disc, now commonplace in stereos and computers, was invented in ...