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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.

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Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format released in 1982 and .... The first commercial compact disc was produced on 17 August 1982. It was .... A CD is made from 1.2 millimet...

History of the Compact Disc | Low End Mac

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May 1, 2014 ... The compact disc first surfaced in the public eye 15 years after its invention when Philips made an announcement on May 17, 1978. The new ...

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. 30 years ... The first CD ever made was pressed on August 17, 1982. It was ...

How Billy Joel's '52nd Street' Became the First Compact Disc ...

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Oct 1, 2012 ... The first commercial compact disc was released on Oct. 1, 1982 in Japan, heralding a quantum shift in the way fans would consume music for ...

BBC NEWS | Technology | How the CD was developed

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Aug 17, 2007 ... The first compact disc was produced exactly 25 years ago in a factory in ... First worldwide presentation of the Philips CD Audio made by Joop ...

How the compact disc lost its shine | Music | The Guardian

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May 28, 2015 ... “Brothers in Arms was the first flag in the ground that made the industry and the wider public aware of the CD's potential,” says the BPI's ...

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

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The history of the compact disc can be traced back to the development of ... be used to create the disc master (also called the glass master), which is a disc made ...

What was the very first music CD ever made in the world and in the ...

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Feb 26, 2003 ... As Time pointed out, 52nd Street wasn't technically the first CD; the technology was originally tested on a pressing of Richard Strauss's Eine ...

History of the Compact Disc | Voices.com

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Jan 22, 2013 ... Development of the Compact Disc, CD-ROM, DVD and Blu-Ray ... 1981: First test CD created in Hannover, Germany by the Polydor Pressing ...