A variety of applications for optical disc storage technology which share a common thread of technology are identified. Each of the applications is characterized in terms of relative importance of the optimum costs, features, performance, and data types. The similarities and differences between the various applications are highlighted.
Stuart J. Lipoff,
"Optical Disk Storage System Applications With A Common Technology Base", Proc. SPIE 0329, Optical Disk Technology, (27 May 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933368; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.933368