Video Recording Technology: Its Impact on Media and Home Entertainment
Video recording has recently become an important phenomenon. Although the majority of American homes have at least one video recording set, not much is known about video recording's past and about its continual effect on affiliated industries. This text documents the history of magnetic recording, stressing its importance in consumer as well as commercial applications from the advent of magnetism through the invention of such new technologies as Digital Audio Tape (DAT), High Definition Television (HDTV), and a multitude of sophisicated Digital Video Cassette Recorders.
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Chapter 2 Reproducing the Sound of the Living World
Chapter 3 The Origin of Magnetic Recording
Chapter 4 Introduction of Tape Development and the German Magnetophon
Chapter 5 Nonmagnetic Methods of Recording Television
Chapter 6 The Advent of the Videotape Recorder
Chapter 7 The Home Video Revolution
Chapter 8 VCR Market Growth
Chapter 9 Videodisc Systems
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