Compact Disc (CD)

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Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 1/8 in x 4 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in
Manufacturer
TDK Corporation
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
Japan
Keywords
optical; mechanical
Object ID
500003016
Memory Type
Optical disc

The Compact Disc (CD) was developed by Sony and Philips in 1982 for distributing music. DEC worked with them to store computer data, and it became the standard distribution media for software.