optical tape storage

optical tape storage

[¦äp·tə·kəl ′tāp ‚stȯr·ij]
(communications)
A data storage technology in which information is stored on a tape that is wound on a spool and has a large number of parallel channels, and information is retrieved by sensing the reflected light when a light beam scans the medium.
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CREO Products Incorporated is developing a tape subsystem (Creo 1003 Optical Tape Storage System) for digital paper.
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