In 1985, when CD-ROM was first introduce, drives cost $200 each and only about a dozen titles were available for sale. It has been a long struggle over the last ten years, but today, CD-ROM has finally arrived and drives can be purchase for $75 to over $750. Going back, the critical year for CD-ROM hardware, software and disc was 1993. Suddenly, CD-ROM was hot, available in virtually any retail outlet, and featured in industry, consumer and business articles. The year 1994 saw solid growth and further market development as CD-ROMs began to take over market share for distributing games and software, as well as dominating the emerging multimedia marketplace. In 1995, will see further growth and penetration of CD-ROM technology, a further explosion of in-house CD-ROM production in corporations and lower prices for better quality products at all market levels.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||1|
|Specialist publication||Online (Wilton, Connecticut)|
|State||Published - Mar 1 1995|