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Compact Disc and Digital Audio Tape: The Importance of Timing

Peter Grindley

in Standards, Strategy, and Policy: Cases and Stories

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288077
eISBN:
9780191684562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288077.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

This chapter illustrates the importance of timing and the complementary support in establishing new standards. It discusses the conflicts involved in using industry standards committees and how they ... More


An Introduction to Strategy and Policy: Winning with Standards

Peter Grindley

in Standards, Strategy, and Policy: Cases and Stories

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288077
eISBN:
9780191684562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288077.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

This chapter introduces the framework for the status of a unique economics of standards including strategy and policy issues. Compatibility standard has been the key success, and the most significant ... More


Consumer Electronics

Mark Mason

in Europe and the Japanese Challenge: The Regulation of Multinationals in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292647
eISBN:
9780191684937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292647.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter describes the expansion of Japanese investments into the European consumer electronics industry. A number of multinationals in this sector have set up modest European marketing sales, ... More


Recorded Music in American Life: The Phonograph and Popular Memory, 1890-1945

William Howland Kenney

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195171778
eISBN:
9780199849789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171778.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Have records, compact discs, and other sound reproduction equipment merely provided American listeners with pleasant diversions, or have more important historical and cultural influences flowed ... More


“You Never Seen a Show Like This Before!”: Compact Discs and the Digitization of Broadway

Laurence Maslon

in Broadway to Main Street: How Show Tunes Enchanted America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199832538
eISBN:
9780190620424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199832538.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The advent of the compact disc provided another major sea change in the world of Broadway cast albums. Commercially accepted by the mid-1980s, the CD allowed for the recording of a full score of 70 ... More


Analogue or Digital Recording

Peter Townsend

in The Evolution of Music through Culture and Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198848400
eISBN:
9780191882968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848400.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Recordings have progressed from wax to shellac, vinyl, tapes, and CDs with recent variants of downloads or streaming. In every case the sound and type of distortion are different. Nevertheless, they ... More


Arab Musicians in Israel and the West Bank

Benjamin Brinner

in Playing across a Divide: Israeli-Palestinian Musical Encounters

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195395945
eISBN:
9780199852666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395945.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Music flourishes as an essential element of celebration, but quality languishes under the tyranny of the lowest common denominator. Jamal Sa'id, a popular Palestinian drummer, summed up his ... More


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