05751672 is referenced by 187 patents and cites 21 patents.

A method and apparatus for updating a memory in a Compact Disc changer. Information identifying discs stored in a CD changer is stored in a memory. The memory is updated when a CD is loaded which does not have identifying features which are recognized by the CD changer. Updating is carried out via a modem connection to a remote database. The database can be stored locally in a local database residing in a personal computer where the database can be queried to locate desired tracks and can be used to facilitate control of the compact disc changer by providing a simplified interface for building a play list and the like.

Title
Compact disc changer utilizing disc database
Application Number
8/507544
Publication Number
5751672
Application Date
July 26, 1995
Publication Date
May 12, 1998
Inventor
Carl J Yankowski
Dover
MA, US
Agent
Pasquale Musacchio
Peter C Toto
Jerry A Miller
Assignee
Sony Electronics
NJ, US
Sony Corporation
JP
IPC
G11B 17/22
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