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      • Compact disc ( CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982. The format was originally developed to store and play only digital audio recordings ( CD-DA) but was later adapted for storage of data ( CD-ROM ).
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  2. Who Made Compact Disk First, Phillips or Sony?

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    However, the answer is; Neither of them was the inventor of the compact disc. The first compact disc in the world was an invention of the American physicist and inventor, James Russell, in 1965. During the 1960s, people already had a way to record and play music, and that is with the help of vinyl discs known as gramophone records.

  3. Compact disc - Wikipedia

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    Compact disc ( CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982. The format was originally developed to store and play only digital audio recordings ( CD-DA) but was later adapted for storage of data ( CD-ROM ).

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

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    Parallel work on digital optical audio recording was done in a number of companies and Sony first publicly demonstrated an optical digital audio disc at the 1977 Audio Fair. On 8 March 1979, Philips demonstrated for the international press a 11.5 cm Optical Disk and a Compact Disc Audio Player.

  5. The history of the CD - The ‘black giants’ - Research | Philips

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    Aug 21, 1981 · Under the heading 'Die schwarzen Riesen schlagen zurück' (The black giants strike back), an extensive article appeared on 21 August 1981 in the German newspaper 'Die Zeit'. Because Philips and Sony had announced the Compact Disc, while the major US record labels CBS, Warner and RCA wanted no part of it. Everyone had to keep their hands off the good old LP.

  6. Did sony-philips invent the first compact disc? - Answers

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    The first compact disc player was created in 1982. The Sony CDP-101 was the first commercialized compact disc player on the market. At the same time, Sony released over fifty compact discs.

  7. History of the Compact Disc | Low End Mac

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    • Development
    • Introduction
    • Portable CD Players
    • The CD-ROM and Computers
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    With support from large corporations, the technology was further improved and enhanced to ensure it was ready for the market. In 1978, Polygram, a division of Philips, chose polycarbonate as the material of choice for the CD. Many other decisions were also made that year, such as the disc diameter (115 mm) and the type of laser to be used by CD players. It was also decided that data on a CD would start at the center and spiral outwards to the edge.In 1979, a prototype CD system was demonstrat...

    Sony introduced the CDP-101, the first CD audio player to market, on October 1, 1982 at $900. As the first players surfaced on the market that year, the compact disc format began to attract widespread usage and popularity in Japan and Europe.Compact discs themselves were at first extremely expensive at $30 each. CDs were manufactured at only two facilities in the entire world, each owned by Philips and Sony. The manufacturing process was tedious and required masked technicians in labs.There w...

    Portable CD players were first introduced in the mid 1980s but were not popular until the 1990s when anti-skip technology was introduced. Sony’s first portable CD player, the Discman D-50, was introduced in November 1984. At first, the D-50 was not profitable but as the product gained popularity, it soon became profitable, and Sony began to create a portable CD market. The Discman range was later re-named to CD Walkman.Many other manufacturers soon followed in Sony’s footsteps to offer portab...

    The sales and production of LPs began to suffer in the 1988 as CD production surpassed that of vinyl records. With the work of Sony and many others, the CD finally emerged as an industry standard format for audio data, and as the 1990s progressed, it would soon deliver multimedia content to millions through personal computers.In June 1985, the CD-ROM was introduced – and the CD-R in 1990. These were also developed by Sony and Phillips jointly. In September 1987, Microsoft shipped its first so...

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  8. Compact Disc - Complete History of the Compact Disc (CD)

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    Compact Disc The first workable digital compact disc device, the precursor on now ubiquitous CD/DVDs, was invented in the late 1960s by the American physicist James Russell. James T. Russell was born in Bremerton, Washington in 1931.

  9. CD player - Wikipedia

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    The first commercial compact disc was produced on 17 August 1982. It was a recording from 1979 of Claudio Arrau performing Chopin waltzes (Philips 400 025-2). Arrau was invited to the Langenhagen plant to press the start button. The first popular music CD produced at the new factory was The Visitors (1981) by ABBA.

  10. CD-i - Wikipedia

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    The Compact Disc-Interactive (CD-I, later CD-i) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was mostly developed and marketed by Dutch company Philips. It was created as an extension of CDDA and CD-ROM and specified in the Green Book , co-developed by Philips and Sony , to combine audio, text and graphics. [2]

  11. The CD is 30 years old today | What Hi-Fi?

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    By Autumn 1982 the CD momentum had been building for a while, but it was on October 1st that Sony launched its first player, the CDP-101, along with the first album available on the new format – Billy Joel's 52nd Street. Eight years in the making RECOMMENDED VIDEOS FOR YOU...