Friday, 17 August 2007

The CD turns 25

In Germany on August 17, 1982 the first ever CD rolled off the presses at the Philips factory near Hannover, not even the Philips staff could foresee how these small discs would revolutionise entertainment.

Stephanie van den Berg offers an indepth review on Yahoo News, however whilst some are sceptical whether the CD will make it past it's 30th Birthday, with the surge in digital music downloads, Paul Solleveld of the Dutch organisation for the entertainment industry NVPI think there will always be a place for the CD....

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