The standard for audio CDs
, developed by Phillips and Sony. The specification is formally known as Compact Disc-Digital Audio (CD-DA).
It specifies up to 74 minutes of digital audio
transferred at 150 Kbps
. The first CD-ROM players
also transmitted data at this rate, so they came to be called single-speed
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