The CD-ROM Handbook
Intertext Publications, 1994 - Computers - 579 pages
Utilizing the vast storage capacity and cost-effectiveness of Compact Disc Read-Only Memory (CD-ROM) is easy, thanks to this handy, all-in-one reference. Updated from the highly respected first edition, this second edition presents the latest information and implementation techniques in CD-ROM related hardware and software, as well as multimedia technologies like DVI. Now readers can master CD-ROM's exciting feature that combines-and allows simultaneous access to-conventional data, audio, computer graphics, and video images. Targeted to software developers, applications programmers, producers of multimedia products, and imaging professions, this edition clearly and succintly explains what CD-ROM is, how it works, and how to use it effectively.
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A Historical Perspective of CDROM
Current CDROM Applications
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A-Time ADPCM allow Apple Macintosh audio track beam capabilities CD Audio CD-DA CD-I CD-I disc CD-I system CD-ROM applications CD-ROM data CD-ROM disc CD-ROM drive CD-ROM magazines CD-ROM Mode CD-ROM products color Compact Disc compression cost create data preparation database decoder device driver digital audio Disctronics display document dots per inch DVI Technology electronic encoding Figure file structure function graphics hard disk hardware industry input interactive interface interleaving laser Library manufacturers master Mbytes microcode Microsoft mixed-mode module MS-DOS multimedia operating system optical disc output performed personal computer pixel play playback player pregap premastering processor publishing Read-Only Memory real-time record Red Book retrieval scanning screen SCSI sectors SGML signal specification standard storage stored subcode tape tion U-Matic user data VDP1 vendors Verbum videodisc VRAM
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