rewritable optical disc

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rewritable optical disc

An optical disc that can be re-recorded many times. CD and DVD media are typically used by consumers and small business, while magneto-optic, UDO and WORM media are used in the enterprise. See CD-RW, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM, magneto-optic disk, UDO and WORM.
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Applications for the LF-7010 rewritable optical disk drive include the commercial education, scientific and engineering, medical, financial and legal markets, where there is a high demand for storage of vast quantities of information.
Even as rewritable optical disks grew into an approximately $70 million industry, Ovshinsky and his company didn't forget about the electrical option.
Rewritable optical disks are available as magneto-optical (MO) and phase-change.
Rewritable optical disks are used in such systems as Miltope Corp.