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The Compact Disc Story

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Kees Immink presents a research engineer's view of the years leading up to the launch of the CD, and the various crucial decisions that were made during that time which would determine the technical success or failure of the medium. From a personal perspective he comments on the history of the first mass-market digital audio medium and delivers some predictions for the future of optical media in data storage.

JAES Volume 46 Issue 5 pp. 458-460, 462, 464, 465; May 1998
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