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a digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record

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Bennett goes on to add "Companies that use compact discs to promote their business should be environmentally responsible and promote disc recycling awareness, showing dedication in helping the environment.
In 1996, the compact disc industry unveiled its next-generation technology: DVD.
And China responded, shutting down numerous pirate compact disc factories.
The Company's basic concept has been to provide the listening public a compact disc line that specializes in contemporary music which includes jazz, classical and oldies, and the Audiophile gold limited edition series.
Tim Sullivan, vice president of marketing, said TDK reduced the price because it wants to support the recordable compact disc market and the second-generation audio CD-R recently introduced by Pioneer.
As I strolled up and down the aisles of the music emporium, it occurred to me that the compact discs I'd been studying might merely be a bad batch of pirated CDs imported from China through one unethical distributor, but that other store in Manhattan might have the real thing.
JVC Disc America is considered one of the premier manufacturers of compact discs, CD-ROMs and DVDs in the world.
Resembling giant sequins, the compact discs are strung with clear lights along the front white wrought-iron fence and along a side fence at their residence in the 2500 block of West Avenue N, where the Warings moved seven years ago from Marina del Rey.
Shipping in late November, Corel CD Creator allows any user to connect a compact disc recorder to an existing system and create customized compact discs.
We show how some manufacturers are already responding to the market by providing systems which can play digital files stored on compact discs or by providing an auxiliary input to link personal music players, such as iPods and MP3 players, to the vehicle's speaker system.
MUSIC MACHINE: For music hobbyists and would-be recording stars, Los Angeles-based Fostex Corporation of America has released a universal compact disc recorder that can take input from cassettes, hard disks, minidiscs and digital audio tape, and turn it into genuine, playable compact discs.
Corel CD Creator is CD recorder software that allows users to easily produce digital audio, data or mixed mode compact discs in a Windows 3.
ImaTek recognizes that essential patents for manufacturing CDs and DVDs that cover every CD, Compact Disc-Recordable (CD-R), Compact Disc-Rewritable (CD-RW), Super Audio Compact Discs (SACD) and DVD disc manufactured in, imported into, purchased or sold within the United States and Canada are held by Philips and Sony.
Technology, such as relatively inexpensive digital audio equipment and desktop publishing, is making it possible for groups like the Dennis Russell Band to independently produce and market their own albums on compact discs.
Companies in the music and software industries have been working together to create a standard for a new generation of compact discs called enhanced CDs -- sometimes referred to as "CD Plus.
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