DataPlay: The futuristic optical disc format that time forgot

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Shared November 8, 2018

In 2001 the future seemed bright for DataPlay when the tiny optical data storage format won Best of Show at CES. Less than two years later it was all over. Watch the video to find out what happened and to see a demo of this elusive format on a rare machine.

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DataPlay drive pictures Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DataPlay
DataPlay Website accessed via The Internet Archive Wayback Machine https://archive.org/web/

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