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In the photo above, Shannon Saviers, Information Handling Services, holds a compact disc during a demonstration of the retrieval of a standard from a prototype workstation. ... In her presentation, Ms Saviers emphasized the potential and utility of optical technology in delivery— particularly compact discs and the CD-ROM—Compact Disc Read-Only Memory. ...
The development of recording materials has been a critical component in the advancement of optical data storage. ... In this issue of MRS Bulletin, we review some of the important developments in the materials behind established technologies such as compact discs, digital versatile discs, and magneto-optical recording ... microscopy, lithography, and optical data storage. Milster is a fellow of the Optical Society of America and the International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE). ...doi:10.1557/mrs2006.67 fatcat:ipys7fwpgfagboh4uymj3vwqky
Against the Grain
While there is a difference in the way these media are constructed and the data stored, the main difference is in the volume of data that can be stored on the media. ... CD-ROMs are a convenient media for access and temporary storage of data, and many other institutions and members of the public have data stored on CDs as well as audio collections. ... could be used on a variety of materials in the multiple curatorial divisions and provide a backup copy of the digital data stored on long-term storage. ...doi:10.7771/2380-176x.7126 fatcat:uodc2yyljvdhhfjycmwf7ubgru
That revolution is continuing with the advent of DVD-Recordable in 1998, allowing up to 3.9 Gigabytes on a single disc. ... The ability to make on ones own desktop as few as one disc with up to 650 Megabyte of data in a formal that was readable en any computer with a CD-ROM drive, made massive data storage and file interchange ... Luckily, CD-R media is inexpensive, » this is not a very costly Ihing to do. Just what are Hie optimal conditions-for storing and handling compact discs? ...doi:10.1017/s1551929500069716 fatcat:5b4rh4aqvbgzth64k5dqpdq2wy
New Media & Society
This paper materially 'descends' into a selection of prior media forms that make up the genealogy of the hard disk drive (HDD) to challenge our reliance on conceptual misrepresentations. ... Popular discourses surrounding contemporary digital media often misrepresent it as immaterial and ephemeral, overlooking the material devices that store and generate our media objects. ... A gramophone groove is estimated to have contained approximately one-hundred bits of data per square-millimetre, whilst the compact disc is approximately one-million. ...doi:10.1177/1461444815606368 fatcat:hct5uii4k5cqrnophuudnf533y
The Information Management Journal
CD-ROM is like musical record- ing’s compact discs (CD’s) but stores text, data, voice, music, graphics, images—anything capable of digital representation—and allows it to be presented in virtually any ... As many know by now, there is very little by way of information for- mats (data, text, voice, music, graphics) that optical disc cannot accept and store in a higher infor- mation packing density than any ...
Educause Quarterly : EQ
Perhaps one of the most exciting add- ons to a CBIV system will be the CD-ROM (compact disc read-only memory). ... The vast quantities of information available in a CBIV system coupled with the 600 megabytes of data stored on a 4.7-inch optical disc could make this student's task manageable. ...
Other multimedia technolo- gies, such as the compact disc and computer networks, store information digitally. There are several kinds of compact discs, including CD- ROM, PhotoCD, and CDi. ... The computer is digital, storing informa- tion as 1’s and 0’s, while video is analog, storing 4 JBC Vol. 22,No.2 1995 information as a continuous wave form. ...pmid:8550541 fatcat:mrmytoqn25etdcmmom7dxkp6lq
A compact disc contained approximately 2000 times the data that could be stored on the popular storage device of the era, the 5 1/4" floppy disk. ...  The storage of data on the compact disc uses a fixed format of header bits and stereo-interleaved data bits, which are scrambled merely for the sake of data integrity in case of The relatively ...doi:10.2139/ssrn.932088 fatcat:6v6xiljoknbw3lclylcc2pbe7q
SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal
Moreover, it is already easy to keep a light beam aligned with a 1.6-um track (as done by compact disc players), and there are no reasons why tracking cannot be readily imple- mented on smaller and smaller ... Table 2 shows the relative storage capacities of media in a form appropriate for those who need to store large amounts of data, such as governments, oil com- panies, or motion-picture studios. ...
A simple program is needed to control the compact disc. ... BMJ voLuME 311 9 SEPTEMBER 1995 l Playing audio compact discs Corel CD Audio gives you control over audio compact discs while you work on something else. ...doi:10.1136/bmj.311.7006.675 pmid:7549640 pmcid:PMC2551440 fatcat:3xswhvyetzdkrhagxl3o75fqke
DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology
The role of optical discs in making electronic publishing a popular technology has also been described. ... The optical disc storage technologies including read-only, write once read many and erasablelrewriteable media have been described. ... These discs like magnetic media, are amenable to store, read, record, erase and re-record data on the same area of the disc any number of times. ...doi:10.14429/dbit.20.5.3523 fatcat:xftbxmkrdnekpjkfifzy3hv3iq
2009 IEEE Toronto International Conference Science and Technology for Humanity (TIC-STH)
Using a CD data analysis software called IsoBuster, biotin-streptavidin binding assays prepared on compact discs are read detected and quantized using error based detection mechanism with a high spatial ... This thesis describes the application of the compact disc technology as a rapid, low-cost, high capacity-screening platform for bioassays. ... The data on a compact disc is encoded as a frame structure. The audio or user data goes through a number of processes before being written onto a compact disc. ...doi:10.1109/tic-sth.2009.5444403 fatcat:rzopsxwn3jfmxa6yyvf5mizj2q
The results from a survey of Canadian music librarians are presented, which reveal minimal use of streaming audio technologies. ... The issues of access, technology, metadata, workflow, and copyright are examined through two case studies: a digital archive of sound recordings at the University of Toronto, and an electronic course reserves ... Typically this happens by placing compact discs on short-term loan (course reserve). Music students borrow the compact discs and then listen to them in the library or elsewhere. ...doi:10.1080/10588161003776266 fatcat:vnadlvplezadlivelvx2dlkt5u
The results of a survey of thirty-nine digital audio reserves projects offers information on streaming formats, streaming rates, access control, user interfaces, staffing, equipment, and costs. ... Advances in audio technology in the 1980s and 1990s made it possible for librarians to create digital copies of sound recordings and to provide off-site access to them through streaming-media servers. ... Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) data, typically stored as WAV, AIFF, or Compact Disc Audio files. 12. ...doi:10.1353/not.2003.0017 fatcat:quukedfcwnhzbfuzme6klwut2e
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