Who invented the zip disk?

Answer Iomega invented the Zip disk. It shipped on March 24,1995. The initial zip disk allowed 100 MB of data to be stored. The second generation of the zip disk was shipped in December of 1998; it stored... Read More »

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Who invented disk duplexing?

Norman Ken Ouchi was working for IBM in 1978 when he was awarded a patent for a system that described recovering data using multiple disks, drives and controllers. This system would later be called... Read More »

Who invented the floppy disk?

Dr. Yoshiro NakaMats created the initial technology for the floppy disk. He received patents for an early disk and disk drive in 1952. He licensed some of his patents to IBM in the 1970s. IBM intr... Read More »

When was blue - ray disk invented?

Blu-Ray is a format that directly supports DTS sound as opposed to DVD that can only emulate it through the player. This will most definitely affect sound playback, but many home viewers will not n... Read More »

Who invented the floppy disk drive?

Alan Shugart and a team of fellow IBM engineers are credited with inventing the floppy disk drive. The floppy disk drive was invented in 1967 and became available for use by the general public in 1... Read More »