Essays Tagged: "Compact Disc"

Audio Format Wars

wo formats competing to be the consumers next choice for sound on the go. They are Philips' Digital Compact Cassette (DCC) and Sony's Mini Disc (MD).What exactly is digital recording? The definition i ... und present in analogue recordings.In the Eighties, a Philips invention captured the limelight. The Compact Disc introduced us to a new era of digital sound, or 'perfect sound.' In the nineties anothe ...

(5 pages) 48 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

this is an essay that describes the music industry and its foes the MP3.

file but in a lot smaller size; which means that this " compression system can squeezes a compact disc file down to a size that easily transmitted over the Internet." (Haring). Audio tracks ...

(12 pages) 450 1 3.1 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Archival is not Piracy

(10 pages) 68 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Inventor of the Compact Disc

The inventor of the compact disc is James T. Russell. He was born in Bremerton, Washington in 1931. Russell earned a BA ... better music recording system. After years of work, he completed the system, and patented it as the compact disc in 1970.There were a few social impacts from the invention of the CD. One was that peop ... minor scratches, fingerprints, and being left out in the rain for a few hours. Two benefits of the compact disc are that it provides convenient massive media storage and that it's a device that doesn ...

(1 pages) 21 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

How does CD technology work?

CD TechnologyWhat is it?Compact Disc's (CD's) are a part of everyday life, they are everywhere. CD's were first introduced i ... rge quantities of information in a small, extremely cheap, reliable and easy to manufacture package.Compact Disc'sA CD is just a simple piece of plastic, about 1.2 millimeters thick. The main part of ... a constant speed, and the data comes off the disc at a constant rate, keeping the reading accurate.Compact Disc's are for the time being the most convienient way to store information, whether it be m ...

(4 pages) 51 1 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

How A Audio Cd Works

Music CD works If you could stretch out into a straight line all the data stored on a single compact disc, it would be over 4 miles long. All compact discs and other optical disc players ...

(2 pages) 47 3 3.2 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

An article on the anatomy, funtion and significance of the compact disk.

Compact disk (CD)The original creation of the compact disk began with the videodisk in the form of V ... izes. The videodisk was not commercially successful.Phillips and Sony jointly introduced the CD_DA (compact disk digital audio) to the market in 1982.These systems became a colossal success, probably ... o its high quality stereo audio signal, which was stored in a digital form.It was in 1985, that the compact disk digital audio technology was modified, enabling it to be used for computer storage; it ...

(9 pages) 50 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A cover and two invented pages from a magazine about the 1980s. This was part of a class assignment. Articles relate to electronics, movies, music, and teen diction.

e could read sounds or any other information without wearing it out and if he could make the binary compact enough he could store a lot of music on a small piece of film.After years of work, he succee ... of work, he succeeded in inventing the first digital-to-optical recording and playback system, the compact disc or CD.20,000,000 Americans attend movies weekly, movie industry growsThe cinema industr ...

(1 pages) 25 1 2.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Can the drop in music sales be explained by Michael Porters Product Life Cycle and will the CD in the near future be replaced by mp3?

Product Life Cycle ModelMarket saturation is a factor of the Product Life Cycle Model, and will be discussed accordingly.For statistics on record sales, worldwide record sales will be used, and not o ... that we know what caused the CD to replace the vinyl LP, we can take a similar look at mp3. We will discuss the significant advantages that mp3 has over CDs, which might result in a similar shift from ...

(19 pages) 90 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Application Devices

ability, referred as secondary storages, which is non-volatile.Thumb DriveA Thumb Drive is a small, compact, rewritable storage drives roughly the size of an adult thumb that interfaces with a compute ... r their relatively slow speed, small capacity, and low price.CD-ROMThe CD-ROM (an abbreviation for "Compact Disc Read-Only Memory" (ROM)) is a non-volatile optical data storage medium using the same p ...

(7 pages) 110 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Should Downloading Music Be Illegal - Piracy Essay

in the development of many music formats, including what became to be known as the cassette and the Compact Disc. Since 1952, the Recording Industry has grown into a much larger, more powerful monopol ...

(5 pages) 168 1 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

CD Burning & Copyright Law

(4 pages) 35 1 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Mini Disc Player

ass appeal through large audiences, and still growing. With its inability to skip, lightweight, and compactness, the Mini Disc Player is appealing to those on the move. Some examples are mountain bike ... ownloading, and having all of their favorite songs without having to go to the store to buy another compact disc. Downloading your favorite songs for $2.99 a month is very inexpensive. You also get yo ...

(1 pages) 299 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

CD Cover essay

In this essay I will be discussing the cover of my album by Jermaine Budd and the title "No turning back”, The aim of t ... music I chose, I looked at the price plans to make sure my CD has the right qualities, I will also discuss the most important genres of pop music, the research into marketing of album covers, and fin ...

(10 pages) 59 1 4.9 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


(2 pages) 545 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


(2 pages) 488 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

All about DVD and DVD Video

developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995. DVDs offer higher storage capacity than Compact Discs while having the same dimensions.Pre-recorded DVDs are mass-produced using moulding ma ... trieved on 2009-07-24^ a b, DVD Books overview, Retrieved on 2009-07-24^ (PDF) Super Video Compact Disc, A Technical Explanation (PDF).Philips System Standards and Licensing. 1998. pp. 2. Ret ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers