The CD-ROM Handbook
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
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A-Time ADPCM allow ASCII B-Tree beam bytes 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 products CLUT color Compact Disc compression converted cost create data blocks data preparation database decoder device driver digital audio Disctronics display document dots per inch drawmap DVI Technology electronic encoding example Figure file structure function graphics hard disk hardware industry input integration interactive interface interleaving laser Library magnetic manufacturers markup Mbytes microcode Microsoft module MS-DOS multimedia optical disc output performed personal computer photodiode photoresist pixel playback player pregap premastering processor publishing real-time record scanner scanning screen SCSI sectors SGML signal specification standard storage stored subcode tape tion track U-Matic user data VDP1 vendors VRAM words
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Public Access Systems: Bringing Computer Power to the People
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