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In English

  • CE Society Distinguished Member Kees Immink Receives the IEEE Medal of Honor, Tom Coughlin, IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, Sept 2017.
  • Seminar in Honor of Kees Schouhamer Immink, Han Vinck, Jos Weber, and Peter de With, IEEE Information Theory Society Newsletter, Sept. 2017.
  • Four myths about Kees Schouhamer Immink, 2017 IEEE medal of honor, June 2017.
  • Seminar in Honor of Kees Schouhamer Immink, June 16, 2017, Royal Maas Yacht Club, Rotterdam
  • 2017 IEEE Honors Ceremony full stream video, (10 min), May, 2017.
  • IEEE Medal of Honor, Kees Immink: The Birth of Digital Media, IEEE, Video, (4 min), May, 2017.
  • Kees Immink: The Man Who Put Compact Discs on Track, Tekla S. Perry, IEEE Spectrum, April 20, 2017.
  • 2017 IEEE Medal of Honor Awarded to CE Society Member, IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, March 2017.
  • IEEE Medal of Honor Goes to DVD and Blu-ray Technology Pioneer, IEEE Institute, March 3, 2017.
  • Faraday Medal, IET, Video, (2.3 min), Nov. 2015.
  • European Patent Award, EPO, Video, (2 mins), June 2015.
  • Alice Baxter interviews inventor Kornelis A. Schouhamer Immink, 11/06/15, BBC video (3 mins), June 2015.
  • How the compact disc lost its shine, Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian, May 2015.
  • Häuptling Silberscheibe, Claudia Wessling, Handelsblatt, May 24, 2015.
  • Pioneering the digital revolution: Kornelis Schouhamer Immink, developer of CD, DVD, and Blu-ray Disc coding named finalist for the European Inventor Award, EPO, April 2015.
  • Kornelis A. Schouhamer Immink - Coding method for CD, DVD and Blu-Ray EPO, 2015 (video 3 mins).
  • Celebrating the inventors and innovators who shaped the world of pro audio, PSNEurope Genius, Jan. 2015.
  • Why CDs May Actually Sound Better Than Vinyl, LAWeekly, Chris Kornelis, Jan. 2015.
  • Kees Immink Receives Honorary Degree, The Art of Accomplishment, 2014.
  • IEEE CE Society Fellow Kees Immink Receives Honorary Degree, Peter Corcoran, IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, Oct, 2014.
  • Immink helped jump-start the digital video and audio revolution, Peter Corcoran, IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, Oct, 2014.
  • CD bly beste geskenk, Beeld Newspaper, Johannesburg, 2014.
  • Conferral of honorary doctorate by University of Johannesburg (starts at 4.20 mins), TV-Today, Johannesburg, June 2014.
  • How coding led to the development of the CD, EngineerIT, June 2014
  • UJ confers honorary doctorate on digital pioneer, Prof Kornelis Immink, Johannesburg, June 2014.
  • Digital pioneer, Prof Kornelis Immink’s comment on honorary doctorate from UJ, Johannesburg, June 2014.
  • Prof Ihron Rensburg on UJ honorary doctorate, Prof Kornelis Immink, Johannesburg, June 2014.
  • Prof Immink’s inspiration to the world of engineering, Johannesburg, June 2014.
  • Prof Immink’s message to future engineers, Johannesburg, June 2014.
  • Beethoven, Shannon, and the Compact Disc YouTube Sept. 11, 2012.
  • Interview with K. Brandenburg and K. Immink, part 1 YouTube Sept. 11, 2012.
  • Interview with K. Brandenburg and K. Immink, part 2 YouTube, Sept.11, 2012.
  • Why is the CD 74 Minutes Long? Gizmodo, Jan. 11, 2011.
  • DSI paper solves long-standing code design bottleneck, Agency for Science, Technology, and Research, Singapore, 2009.
  • Dec. 16, 1770: Beethoven's Birth in Bonn Leads to Longer CDs, Dec. 2008.
  • Shannon, Beethoven, and the Compact Disc (htm version), (pdf version), IEEE Information Theory Society Newsletter, Vol. 57, 2007.
  • The simple story of the 12cm CD by Lem Bingley, June 21, 2007.
  • Warner’s DVD format is just a band-aid, Jan. 2007.
  • National Academy of Engineering elects new members and foreign associates', Press announcement NAE, Feb. 10, 2007.
  • Great Lengths (about CD's playing time), Sunday Tribune, by Fergus Cassidy, Oct. 23, 2005.
  • From Analog to Digital, AES Heyser Memorial Lecture, AES 116th Convention, Berlin, Germany, May 2004.
  • Philips and other technology firms on the wrong track, says veteran inventor, Herald Tribune, March 25, 2003.
  • Legacies, IEEE History Center, 2003.
  • AES President's Message', AES Journal, Dec. 2002.
  • Han Vinck interviews Kees A.S. Immink on the occasion of his receipt of the IEEE Edison Medal.', IEEE IT Newsletter, June 1999.
  • June 1999 IEEE Awards Ceremony, Edison Medal, video, IEEE History Center, 1999.
    In Dutch

  • Patent uit de polder: uitvinder van de CD en DVD, Eenvandaag, NPO video 15 mins, 23 juli 2015.
  • Tekortschietend leerboek stimuleert het onderzoek, Het Parool, 11 juli 2015.
  • Uitvinders CD en NFC maken kans op EPO-prijs, Computable, april 2015.
  • Kees Schouhamer Immink uit Eindhoven genomineerd voor Europese onderscheiding, Eindhovens Dagblad, april 2015.
  • Rotterdamse uitvinder cd genomineerd voor Europese prijs, RTV Rijnmond, 21 april 2015.
  • Opvallend hoog aantal van vier Nederlandse nominaties bij European Inventor Award, Technisch Weekblad 2015.
  • Rotterdammer genomineerd voor uitvinden cd en dvd, Metro, 21 april 2015.
  • Grote Nederlandse inbreng bij Europese uitvindersprijs, Financieel Dagblad, april 2015.
  • Ere wie ere toekomt: Man achter de cd is Immink, Eindhovens Dagblad, jan. 2015.
  • We voelden ons kunstenaars, Eureka, Eindhovens Dagblad, mei 2014.
  • De komst van het schijfje, Andere Tijden, Ned. 2, feb. 2013.
  • Het perfectioneren van digitale communicatie, Groene Amsterdammar, 25 mei 2012.
  • Audio-pionier Schouhamer Immink: ‘verzadiging in digitale opslag', Elektronica, mei 2012.
  • Hollandse meester, portret van cd-ontwikkelaar Kees Schouhamer Immink door Guido de Kanter, hifi.nl, april 2012.
  • Interview met Prof. Kees Schouhamer Immink, video RANO, 26 jan. 2009.
  • Places of Science, Teleac educational broadcasting program about the history of Philips Research Labs, april 2009.
  • Uitvinder gezocht, (Inventor wanted), Quest, mei 2007.
  • Amerika eert CD-uitvinder, (USA honors CD inventor) Financieel Dagblad, 13 feb. 2007
  • De Hollandse wereldfaam in natuurkunde loopt ten einde (The Dutch world fame in science has come to an end), NRC, juni 2005
  • Roeien op de Rotte en genieten van de wetenschap, (Rowing on the Rotte and enjoying science) Bits & Chips, mei 2005.
  • Hoofdredactioneel artikel, Bits & Chips, feb. 2005.
  • CD, een systeem van Kleinduimpje, (CD, a system of Tom Thumb) Bits & Chips, feb. 2005.
  • Emmy Award-winnaar, Transfer, vakblad over de internationalisering van het Hoger Onderwijs & Onderzoek, 2005.
  • Rotterdamse wiskundige krijgt hoge prijs in de VS', (Rotterdam mathematician receives high honor) Rotterdams Dagblad, okt. 2004.
  • Technische 'Emmy-award' voor Nederlandse ict-onderzoeker' (Technological Emmy Award for Dutch ict researcher), EDU, okt. 2004.
  • Ik ben een zondagskind' (I am a Sunday's child), Geld & Beleggen, maart 2004.
  • Singapore Special: Emmy Award winnaar over Singapore en Nederland (Singapore Special: Emmy Award winner about Singapore and Holland), Transfer, feb. 2004.
  • Nieuwe Helden' (New Heroes), Technische Weekblad, feb. 2004.
  • De kritische aard hoort bij het uitvinden' (The critical nature is part of inventing), TU/E Cursor 12, nov. 2003.
  • Woorden en daden door Ebru Umar' (Words and Deeds by Ebru Umar), nov. 2003.
  • Managers verziekten sfeer op NatLab' (Managers ruined atmosphere at Philips Research), Eindhovens Dagblad, nov. 2003.
  • Nederlander wint Emmy. Philips reageerde niet op aanbod octrooien (Dutchman wins Emmy Award. Philips refused patents offer), NRC, okt. 23, 2003.
  • Vrijheid verdrijft de verbittering' (Freedom dispels Bitterness), Financieel Dagblad, feb. 2003.
  • De Compact Disc wordt 20 jaar' (NOB Journaal) video, mp4, juli 2002.
  • De uitvinding - het octrooi, (The invention - the patent) NRC Handelsblad, maart 2001.
  • Het eeuwige leven van de CD-ROM (The eternal life of the CD-ROM), Computable, April 2001.
  • Vinding Sloot - "abolute onzin"', (Sloot's Invention - "Absolute rubbish") Eindhovens Dagblad, feb 2001.
  • CD Story, Radio Stiphout, jan. 2001.
  • Grote lichten (Great lights), Intermediair, nov. 2000.
  • Digitale codering is niet saai (Digital coding is not dull), Tijdschrift van het NERG, jan. 2000.
  • Kees Schouhamer Immink - uitvinder aan basis Compact Disc, (Kees Immink - inventor on basis of Compact Disc) Computable, Sept. 1999.
  • Oud-TUE'er ontvangt IEEE Edison Medal (TU/E alumnus receives Edison Medal), TUE Cursor 36, juni 1999.
  • Lastpost in vrijheid (Troublermaker in Freedom of Thought), Volkskrant, juni 12, 1999.
  • Kees Schouhamer Immink: Ik denk dat niemand kan claimen dat hij de uitvinder is van de CD, Lex Veldhoen, NRC, 17 aug. 1995.
    Last updated: September 2017