- Published in issue 3/1995 on page 16
CD-ROM standards and applications
Since the introduction of the audio compact disc (CD) in 1982, this digital information carrier has been the nucleus of many developments. Today, the CD is not only used for music, but also for computer data and video. This article discusses the various CD standards that have evolved over the years. These are world standards which have been defined in the Red Book, Yellow Book, Green Book, Orange Book and White Book.