1987-09-28, English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition: Lack of unity endangers the promise of DAT. (digital audio tape) Martin, James A.

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  • Magazine/​Journal article
Published
  • Computerworld, Inc., 1987 Sept 28
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Lack of unity endangers the promise of DAT. (digital audio tape)
Also Titled
  • Lack of unity endangers the promise of DAT.
Appears In
  • Computerworld, v21, no.n39, 1987 Sept 28, p38(2) (ISSN: 0010-4841)
Author
  • Martin, James A.
Published
  • Computerworld, Inc., 1987 Sept 28
Physical Description
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Subjects
Target Audience
  • General
  • Trade
Summary
  • Digital audio tape (DAT) technology, also called Data DAT (DDAT), offers users 1.2Gbytes of storage capacity and storage rates of up to 10Mbytes per minute, copared to the 150Mbyte capacities and 6Mbyte- to 7Mbyte-per-minute storage rates of quarter-inch tape cartridge systems. DDAT systems are expected to cost under $1,000 at the OEM level when production volumes increase, which will make them competitive with quarter-inch tape products. No single accepted method of recording data onto the tape yet exists, however, and some analysts worry that the outlook for the technology is bleak without standardization. Peripheral Strategies Inc Pres Lee H. Elizer hopes to form a DDAT standards body from among potential DDAT vendors and OEM customers. HP and Sony Corp announced in Aug 1987 that they would develop DDAT players together using Sony designs and HP controllers. The outlook for the DDAT market is discussed.
Language
  • English
Database
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale General OneFile
Identifier
  • 6009638

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